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2017-06-22 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2885 Minutes

June 22, 2017


Minutes for Meeting 2885, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday June 22,2017

Congratulate Audrey Britton with her theme “Summer, Summer Time”

Carl Sabath will be TMoD next week! Please let him know which role you will take.

Elections will be held at the next meeting for Jul 1 – Dec 31 semester.

Business: is a quick method to record your attendance to upcoming meetings and to indicate your participation with a speech or role. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Lillian Wilkinson, VP-Education.
Remember: If you are not actively using please reach out to the TMoD to speak or fill a role.

2. TMoD scheduled:

6 July Carmita Cooke
13 July Jackie Wrice
20 July Enjoli Ramsey
27 July Forté Ward
03 August Elizabeth Femrite
10 August OPEN

3. Officer Elections June 29, 2017. We plan to have nominees and elections for the next installment of executive committee members for the July 1 thru December 31, 2017 time period. If you are interested in holding a position contact Mr. Ernie Davis, Immediate Past President or one of the current club officers.

Description of officer positions:

–As president, you are responsible for providing the supportive club environment members need to fulfill their self-development goals, making sure that members benefit from the Toastmasters educational program, and helping the club recruit new members and retain current ones.

Vice President Education
–As vice president education, you are responsible for providing and maintaining the positive environment and the programs through which members can learn and grow. If you do your job well, your club will have satisfied members and will continue to grow.

Vice President Membership
–As vice president membership, you are responsible for building membership and ensuring a strong membership base by satisfying the needs of all members. Your efforts contribute to the success of the club.

–Vice President Public Relations
As vice president public relations, you are responsible for coordinating an active public relations and publicity program. Your job is vital to the growth and success of the club; your efforts help to attract new members.

As treasurer, you are responsible for keeping clear and accurate financial records of club business and for seeing that the club remains financially stable.

As secretary, you are responsible for keeping clear and accurate records of club business, including membership records and correspondence with Toastmasters International’s World Headquarters and others.

–Sergeant at Arms
As the sergeant at arms, you are responsible for maintaining club properties, arranging the meeting room and welcoming members and guests at each meeting.

4. With Club Election come Toastmaster Leadership Institute Opportunities:

June 24, 10am-2pm District 27, Arlington Mill Community Center, 909 S. Dinwiddie St, Arlington, VA

10:15 am: Registration
10:40 am: Plenary
10:45am-12:00pm: Club Officer Training (mandatory for credit)

* President | SAA- Ralph Jones DTM
* VPE – Vann-Di Galloway DTM
* VPM| VPPR – Carlos Velazquez DTM
* Treasurer | Secretary: Mary Pearson ACS, CL

12:00-12:30-pm: Break
12:35- 2:00 pm

* “REAL” Success in Toastmasters – Brenda Lawrence DTM 12:35 pm
* Pathways–Voices from the Field, (Panel of guides, ambassadors and members) 12:35 pm
* Knowing your Leadership Style – Carlos Velazquez DTM 12:35 pm

District 29 TLI

Sat, Jun 24, 8am-12:45pm

Fairfax County Government Center
12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22035
District 29 TLI

Sat, Jul 22,8am-12pm

22001 Loudoun County Pkwy, Ashburn, VA 20147
District 29 TLI

Sat, Jul 29,8:00am-12pm

Ferlazzo Building
15941 Donald Curtis Dr, Woodbridge, VA 22191

District 29 TLI Thu, Aug 10 5:30pm-8pm

Navy Federal Credit Union
820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 22180



District 36 TLI – June 24, 2017 – U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) – Session 1
Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 12:45 PM (EDT)
Rockville, Maryland


District 36 TLI – June 24, 2017 – U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) – Session 2
Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)
Rockville, Maryland



Elizabeth Femrite was our Presiding Officer!

Herman Raybon was our Opener!

Audrey Britton was Toastmaster!

Carl Sabath was Wordmaster with “EMULOUS”, an adjective meaning imitative.

Herman Raybon was our Grammarian / AH-Counter!

Lillian Wilkinson was our timer!

Carmita Cooke was our listener!

Carl Sabath was our Ballot Counter!

Kim Winborne was our Table Topics Master!

Enjoli Ramsey was our Master Evaluator!

Bert Romero was our Closer!

Congratulate Ernie Davis, Speaker 1, with his speech “Be Positive”, Advanced Communication Series, Storytelling Manual,
Objective: The Touching Story, Evaluated by Andrea Clark.

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Andrea Clark, Forte Ward, Chanelle Johnson, Enjoli Ramsey and Elizabeth Femrite

Best Speaker was Ernie Davis!!

Best Evaluator was Andrea Clark!!

Best Table Topics speaker was Forte Ward!!


Remember that you can always be on the “Hot Seat” for last minute changes.
Things change often, so when you are ready to give your speech, let the TM of the Day know even if you are not scheduled. We can always fit you in!
You can get credit for being Toastmaster of the Day, Evaluator, and Table Topics Master, Timer, and many of the other duties. During or immediately following the meeting, ask your fellow Toastmaster to provide a small evaluation in your leadership book.

Distinguished Club Program — The more we do as individuals, the more goals our Club achieves. If you go to Club Central and go to Distinguished Club Program (DCP) reports, you can view the latest status of the goals for Helmsmen Toastmasters Club

Happy Speaking! We are Toastmasters!

Carl Sabath for Nekisha Tate


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