Meeting Roles Forms

The Toastmaster Role
The Toastmaster is the emcee of the scheduled speech portion of the meeting. It is the Toastmaster’s task to introduce each Speaker and to introduce the Speech Evaluators.

The Table Topics Master Role
The role of the Table Topics Master is to challenge the audience’s ability to give impromptu speeches by creating opportunities for the audience to think and speak on their feet.

The Table Topics Evaluator Role
The role of the Table Topics Evaluator is to highlight effective techniques used and suggest improvements or other areas to explore for each table topic participant.

The Evaluator Role
The Speech Evaluator gives an oral evaluation of the formal speech. They will give both positive feedback and suggestions for improvement.

The General Evaluator Role
The role of the General Evaluator is to evaluate the meeting as a whole as well as all the participants that have not yet been evaluated by other evaluators.

The Timer Role
The Timer is to keep the meeting on time by tracking the speaking time of all participants during the meeting. Lights or backgrounds are used to indicate to members and guests when they are getting close to the end of their allotted time for speaking.

The Chairperson Role
The Chairperson leads the meeting. The main duty of the Chair is to ensure that the meeting runs according to the agenda. At each point in the agenda, the Chairperson will introduce the new role.

The Ah Counter Role
The purpose of the Ah-Counter is to note any word or sound used as a crutch by anyone who speaks during the meeting. Words may be inappropriate interjections, such as and, well, but, so and you know. Sounds may be ah, um or er.

The Grammarian Role
The Grammarian is responsible for introducing the Word of the Day (WOD) to the audience, discussing the use of the language throughout the meeting and offering examples of good grammar and remarkable vocabulary.

The Toast Role
The Toast role is designed to celebrate someone (supportive members, friendly audience, mentors, family, leaders, etc) or something (friendship, open communication, constructive feedback, diversity of our club, inclusivity, etc).

The Invocation  / Thought Of The Day Role
The Invocation role is meant to uplift and motivate the audience; to invite participants to set an intention for self-improvement for the meeting.

The Joke Master
The role of the Joke Master is to find and present a suitable joke to the audience. It can be anything that will provide amusement and enable the audience to relax.

The Quizmaster Role
The Quizmaster’s job is to test the audience’s listening skills. They have to make note of various facts and figures mentioned throughout the meeting and prepare 3 questions.

The Ballot Counter Role
The Ballot Counter is responsible to gather the votes from all participants for the Best Speaker, Best Table Topics and Best Evaluator during the meeting.