Presiding Officer Cheat Sheet

Power Speakers Toastmasters

Club 1575030 – Area 24 – Division B – District 47

LECTERN CHEAT SHEETPRESIDING OFFICER

  1. WELCOME MESSAGE:
    1. Introduce yourself.

    2. Welcome participants.

    3. Review meeting protocol:

      1. Encourage members to check in on Facebook.

      2. Cell phone usage

      3. Addressing speakers and meeting administrators (point of order)

      4. Requesting assistance from the meeting Facilitator

  2. STATE CLUB MISSION STATEMENT (as follows):

    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.

  3. PERFORM EMPOWERMENT RITUALa. Ask attendees to stand.

    b. Ask attendees to take a power pose.

    c. Ask attendees to take 5 deep breaths.

  4. REVIEW MEETING AGENDA:
    1. Perform roll call and request volunteers for vacant roles.
    2. Provide meeting overview and request missing speech titles.
    3. Provide the words of the day and their definition from the agenda.
    4. Encourage participants to use them.
  5. INTRODUCE MEETING PARTICIPANTS:

Ask participants to stand up, introduce themselves and comment on current topic.

  1. INTRODUCE TOASTMASTER OF THE DAY (as follows):

Please welcome to the lectern our Toastmaster of the day (name).

  1. AGENDA REVIEW FOR UPCOMING WEEK:
    1. Request volunteers for roles.
    2. Request speakers.
  2. REQUEST COMMENTS FROM PARTICIPANTS:
    1. Request guest comments.
    2. Request Administrative comments.
  3. MAKE CLOSING REMARKS:
    1. Provide meeting review.
    2. Thank participants for joining the meeting.
    3. Thank contributors for their participation.
  4. ADJOURN MEETING (as follows):

Having completed my duties as Presiding Officer, I now call this meeting adjourned.

 

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