Minutes of Meeting # 39 | ‘Discover the Champion Within’

Meeting # 39 was held on 30 January 2016. The theme of the meeting was “Discover the Champion Within”. Meeting started at 4:30 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 Naila Abdul Aziz, TM Ali Sabtain, TM Fatima Allawi and TM Thuraya Juma. TM Khurram raised a motion that, “The Evaluation Contest be postponed from 4:35 to 4:45 as the judges are not here yet.”, which was seconded by TM Mohammad Aftab.

President then introduced the Evaluation Contest Chair (TM Naima Javed) and she explained her role too. The Contest Chair took control and introduced the Timer of the Evaluation Contest (TM Nada Qamber(Member of Young Adult Toastmasters)) to give the Timing Criteria for evaluators and the test speaker. Contest Chair introduced the contestants (TM Mary Sharon), (TM Mohammad Aftab), (TM Mohammad Jahangir), (TM Mudassir Ismail), (TM Ovais Rasool), (TM Roya Adel), (TM Tabish Shoaib).

After the Evaluation Contest, a ten minutes break was held. The Humorous Contest was held after the break and the Humorous Contest chair (TM Ali Inayat) took control and introduced the Timer of the Evaluation Contest (TM Ahmed Saeed) to give the Timing Criteria for speakers. Contest Chair introduced the speakers (TM Mohammad Suleiman),  (TM Mohammed Jahangir),  (TM Mudassir Ismail), (TM Taranjot Singh),  (TM Umar Mukhtar).

After the Humorous contest the business session was held. The president then asked the Acting Secretary TM Mary Sharon to check if the quorum was complete to commence the Business Session. TM Mary Sharon after counting the present members replied with “Yes, the quorum is complete.” Since the quorum was complete the President proceeded with the Business Session. In the new business session, TM Mudassir Ismail put forward a few points of information regarding the email sent to all the members about the club constitution and rules and regulations of Toastmasters International , after that TM Khurram Salman raised a motion to accept the proposed Club By Laws and was seconded by TM Mohammad Jhhangir. And therefore the Club By Laws were passed and are now a vital and salient part of the club. As there were no additional businesses to be discussed. The officers reports were presented in which the meeting minutes of the past meeting were approved when TM Ahmed Saeed raised the motion that “That the meeting minutes are in order and therefore be approved.” The motion was seconded by TM Mohammad Jahangir . Afterwards, TM Mohammad Jahangir raised the motion to close the business session which was seconded by TM Mohammed Rashid .

Then the president gave his Presidential Address, after which the distribution of the Role Players Certificates and participants was done by TM Mary Sharon and the contest chairs.

Then Awarding session was held. Contest Chairs announced the names of the Winners of their contests.

Evaluation Contest:

           First: TM Mohammad Aftab

           Second: TM Mudassir Ismail

           Third: TM Jahangir Khan

Humorous Contest:

           First: TM Mohammad Suleiman

           Second: TM Jahangir Khan

          Third: TM Mudassir Ismail

President then gave the details for the next meeting to be held on 20th February 2016, gave his closing remarks and Adjourned the meeting at 6:57 pm.


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