Toasting Excellence – Club 5915 TOASTING EXCELLENCE

Wednesday April 5, 2023

Club Mission: We provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.


Lisa Davis

VP of Education
Lyle Schellenberg, DTM

VP of Membership
Brent Smith, DTM

Adele O’Neal, DTM

Adele O’Neal, DTM

Sgt. at Arms
Mark Thomas

Mentor Chair
Lyle Schellenberg, DTM

Brent Smith, DTM

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April 5th is National Dandelion Day! 

12:05 to 12:07 PM

President leads the Self Introductions of guests. Then introduces the Toastmaster of the Day.

12:07 to 12:09 PM
Toastmaster of the Day Lyle Schellenberg, DTM
12:09 to 12:10 PM
Timer Adele O’Neal, DTM
12:10 to 12:11 PM
12:11 to 12:26 PM
Speaker Brent Smith, DTM
5 – 7 minutes
Speaker 2

Speakers have reserved 7 minutes out of 14 planned

12:26 to 12:27 PM

Moment of silence to evaluate speech

Backup Speaker
12:27 to 12:28 PM
Tip of the Day
12:28 to 12:37 PM
Topics Master Josh Blakey
12:37 to 12:38 PM
General Evaluator
12:38 to 12:46 PM
Evaluator 2
12:46 to 12:50 PM

General Evaluator asks for reports from the Grammarian, Ah Counter, and Body Language Monitor. General Evaluator gives an overall assessment of the meeting.

12:50 to 12:51 PM

Toastmaster of the Day presents the awards.

12:51 to 12:53 PM

President wraps up the meeting.
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Master of Ceremonies, Facilitates the meeting.  Meeting moderator.
The Light-Master. Keeps track of the length of speeches, table topic, and evaluations to help us learn/practice time management.
Grammarian & Ah Counter
The Word-master.  Presents a ‘word of the day’ to learn/use, counts filler words, and notes good examples of language usage.
Table Topic Master
Leads extemporaneous speaking portion of the meeting to help us learn to speak off the cuff
Provides constructive feedback to presenters to help them grow into better leaders and speakers.