Minutes of Meeting # 38 | ‘Holidays’

Meeting # 38 was held on 26 December 2015. The theme of the meeting was “Holidays”. Meeting started at 5:00 PM. Acting Sgt @ Arms TM Tabish Shoaib introduced the President TM Mudassir Ismail. President called the meeting to order. He then introduced the guests and accepted apologies presented by VP Education TM Mary Sharon. The apologies were TM Rashid Shabbir Butt. President then introduced the Grammarian (TM Mary Sharon), who introduced her role and the word of the day “Delicate”. President then introduced the Ah-Counter (TM Tabish Shoaib) and he explained his role too. Then the president gave his Presidential Address.Then the president gave his Presidential Address.

The president then asked the Secretary TM Saaniya Hashmi to check if the quorum was complete to commence the Business Session. TM Saaniya Hashmi after counting the present members replied with “No, the quorum is not complete.” Since the quorum was not complete the President raised a privileged motion to postpone the business session till the quorm was complete. This was seconded by TM Saaniya Hashmi. A few points of information were put forward, TM Khurram Salman mentioned that ” In the Club officers training was held on 18th of December 2015, B.E.S.T and Area 3 Club Officers were in full attendance”. TM Mary Sharon gave the guidelines about the KryptoStar Competition. And TM Mudassir Ismail announced that B.E.S.T is now a Selected Distinguished Club, and gave a gentle reminder about the upcoming Club Contests. The “Know your members” session was carried out by TM Ali Inayat and he introduced TM Jahangir Khan.The President introduced the Master of Ceremonies (TM Jahangir Khan).

MC took control and introduced the Timer (TM Saaniya Hashmi) to give the Timing Criteria for all the speakers and evaluators. After that the the President announced that “Due to the arrival of more members the quorm is now complete, are there any businesses to be discussed?” Since there were none, the motion by TM Jahangir Khan was raised to close the business session, which was seconded by TM Mary Sharon. After that the Evaluation Workshop was held by  TM Fatima Al-Attar(Member of Young Adult Toastmasters).  Then Educational Session was held. MC introduced the first speaker (TM Umar Mukhtar), who delivered his P#1 from CC track with the speech title “Warrior” and his individual Evaluator was TM Mohammed Rashid. The second speaker was (TM Fatima Allawi), who delivered her P#2 from the CC manual titled “Oh Holidays!”. Her individual Evaluator was TM Ahmed Nassari. The President raised a privileged motion that “The meeting time be extended by 10 minutes.”, and was seconded by TM Ali Inayat. The third and final speaker was (TM Kharram Salman), who delivered his P#9 from the ACS manual titled “How to P&P”. His individual evaluator was DTM Jamshed Gul.

After the prepared speech session, a five minutes break was held. The Fun and learn Session was held by TM Jahangir Khan, then Table Topic Session was held, the Table Topic master for the evening was TM Roya Adel. Then MC introduced the General Evaluator TM Andy Salandy (Member of  AFAEAT Toastmasters) to give his Valuable Evaluation on the overall meeting and ask for role players report.

Then Awarding session was held. MC announced the names of the Winner.

Best Evaluator: TM Ahmed Nassari

Best Table Topic Commentator: TM Ali Sibtain

Best Speaker: TM Fatima Allawi

President then gave the details for the next meeting to be held on 30th January 2016, gave his closing remarks and Adjourned the meeting at 7:12 pm.


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