STRUCTURE OF A MEETING
The club meets on a weekly basis with a full program of events.
A typical meeting will be structured as follows:
Club President – Opens the meeting and provides an update on forthcoming events and news from Toastmasters International.
He introduces Sergent of Arms who welcomes new members and explains the club’s fire procedures.
He also introduces the Secretary who reads out the minutes/events of the club’s last meeting.
The control of the meeting is handed over to the Toastmaster.
Toastmaster – Welcomes guests, opens the meeting and introduces the people who will be performing meeting roles:
Wordmaster – explains their role.
Timer – explains their role
Poem Master – Introduces and reads out their selected Poem.
Topics Master – Manages the topic session.
Meeting Interval for 10 mins.
9:10pm – Close
Club speeches, followed by Speech evaluations.
General Evaluator – Gives an evaluation of the meeting
Awards Given for best topics response & contributor.
Toastmaster – Closes the meeting.
Please note the club holds special events (i.e. speech debates, educational sessions, Club Speech events) throughout the season as well.