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2019-12-12 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 3004 Minutes

December 22, 2019
Minutes for Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 3004, Thursday 12 December 2019
Congratulate our TMOD,     Bert Romero
With the theme,        “Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM)”
Congratulate our guest for attending – Aveary Hall  (2nd time)!!!
Welcome newly inducted Helmsmen Toastmasters  –  Aundrea Veney and Craig Strong!!!
(!!!!!!IMPORTANT NOTE:  NEXT Week 19 Dec 19 – Our meeting will be held in ROOM  5C247!!!!)
Club Business:
1.  Next week’s meeting 19 Dec 2019:  TMoD is Elizabeth Femrite.  As the last meeting of the year, we’ll be having a gift/regift exchange.  If you wish to participate please bring in a gift/regift valued at no more than $15. Please note,  next week’s meeting is in room 5C247!!!
2.  Available TM Leadership Institute trainings:
Training is open to All Toastmasters, not just Club Officers
Upcoming TLI’s in the area between now and the end of February 2020:
District 29 TLI’s
District 36 TLI’s
3. The Officer Slate for Jan-June 2020  was presented by President Lillian Wilkinson,  seconded by Herman Raybon and voted on by members.
Current officers will continue their tour through June 2020 and Lillian Wilkinson will be sharing treasurer duties with Carl Sabath.
4.  District 27 will hold its Spring Conference on 1 and 2 May 2020 at the Ritz Carlton in Pentagon City, VA.
Reminder that the Club International Speech and Evaluation Contests will need to be held early March.
5.  TM International Conference will be held in the beginning of August 2020 in Paris, France.  Go to  for more information on the World Champion of Public Speaking
6.  Holiday Meeting – Thursday 19 December, 7:30am,  PLCC – Elizabeth Femrite will be the TMoD that day.
7. Meeting Minutes can be seen at
8.  Distinguished Club Program progress can be seen at
9.  Sign up for roles by contacting Elizabeth Femrite, VP-Education or the TM of the Day.
Meeting Roles:
Presiding Officer- Lillian Wilkinson
Opening- Jerrick Alexander
Toastmaster of the Day- Bert Romero
Ah Counter- Bert Romero
Grammarian- Lillian Wilkinson
Word of the Day – Aveary Hall, with the word FALLIBLE, an adjective meaning prone to error, making mistakes
Timer- Forté Ward
Ballot Counter – Kim Winborne
Listener- Forté Ward
Tip of the Day – Forté Ward
Speaker 1 – Herman Raybon, “Life as a DTM according to Herman”
Speaker 2 – Carl Sabath, “Life as a DTM according to Carl”
Speaker 3 – Aundrea Veney, “Knowledge Is A Skill”
Pathway, Level 1, Speech 3,  Objective – Providing Knowledge Skills
Evaluated by Craig Strong
Table Topics Master- Lillian Wilkinson
Table Topics Speakers – Forté Ward, Simone Jenkins
Master Evaluator- Kim Winborne
Closer- Bert Romero
Best Speaker – Aundrea Veney!!!
Best Table Topics Speaker – Simone Jenkins!!!
Best Evaluator – Craig Strong!!!
TMOD Schedule  2019
19 December – Elizabeth Femrite
**Be prepared to participate; fill a role.
***Contact Elizabeth Femrite for future TMOD opportunities!
It’s a Great Day to be a Helmsmen Toastmaster!  Happy Speaking, Thinking, Listening and Leading!
Carl Sabath for
Andrea Clark
Secretary, Helmsmen Toastmasters
Club: 2412, Area 11, Division A, District 27
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