Minutes of Meeting # 44 | ‘Celebration Time’

Meeting # 44 was held on 9th April 2016. The theme of the meeting was “Celebration  Time”. Meeting started at 5:00 PM. Sgt @ Arms TM Mohammad Rashid 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, TM Fatima, TM Thurya, TM Ali Sibtain and TM Khurram. The VP Education then mentioned the changes in the  agenda, “Since TM Ali Ahmed was not present TM Muhanna would be evaluated by TM Saaniya, and since TM Thuraya wasn’t at the meeting TM Rashid Shabbir would take up the evaluation for TM Mudassir.” The motion to accept the agena with the changes was raised by TM Umar and seconded by TM Jahangir. President then introduced the Grammarian (TM Umar Mukhtar), who introduced his role and the word of the day “Jol”. President then introduced the Ah-Counter (TM Hala Bucheeri) and she explained her role too. 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 after counting the present members replied with “No, the quorum is not complete.” Since the quorum was not complete the President raised  privileged motion to postpone the business session till the end of the meeting before the general evaluation if the members arrive, this was seconded by TM Rashid Shabbir, TM Mary Sharon put forward a point of information; the BTAC Contest will be held on the 15th April 2016. And TM Jahangir informed the club about the short play contest being held by WMC Toastmasters in May 2016. The president then called VP Membership TM Jahangir Khan to induct two new members TM Hala Bucheeri and TM Daij AlKhalifa to the club. The “Know your members” session was carried out by TM Saaniya Hashmi and she introduced TM Taranjot Singh. The President introduced the Master of Ceremonies (TM Roya Adel).

MC took control and introduced the Timer (TM Mohammed Rashid) to give the Timing Criteria for all the speakers and evaluators. Then Educational Session was held. MC introduced the first speaker (TM Muhanna Ghanim ), who delivered his P#1 from CC track with the speech title “Goals of my Life” and his individual Evaluator was TM Saaniya Hashmi. TM Mary raised a privileged motion that, “Since TM Tabish is not present to evaluate her speech, her speech be moved to the end of the educational session. ” The motion was seconded by TM Ahmed Saeed. The second speaker was (TM Mudassir Ismail), who delivered his P#8 from the ACB manual titled “The Lives Changer”. His individual Evaluator was TM Rashid Shabbir. The third speaker was (TM Jahagir Khan), who delivered his P#5 from the ACS manual titled “Invisibly Visible ”. His individual evaluator was TM Asrar Merchant. TM Mudassir raised a privileged motion saying that, “Since TM Tabish has not arrived yet, TM Mudassir become the  evaluator of TM Mary”, this was seconded by TM Umar. The fourth and final speaker was (TM Mary Sharon), who delivered her P#1 from the ACB manual titled “You are More”,  her individual Evaluator was TM Mudassir Ismail.

After the prepared speech session, a ten minutes break was held. The Table Topic Session was held after the break and the Table Topic master was TM Taranjot Singh and the Fun & Learn session was held by TM Mudassir Ismail. The MC then introduced the General Evaluator TM Nada Qamber (Young Adult Toastmasters) to give her Valuable Evaluation on the overall meeting and asked for role players report. TM Mudassir raised a privileged motion that, “TM Mary’s evaluation be silent due to time constraints”, this was seconded by TM Jahangir.

Then Awarding session was held. MC announced the names of the Winner. TM Asrar shared his award for best evaluator with TM Saaniya.

Best Evaluator: TM Asrar Merchant

Best Table Topic Commentator: TM Ahmed Saeed

Best Speaker: TM Mary Sharon

President then gave the details for the next meeting to be held on 23rd April 2016, gave his closing remarks and Adjourned the meeting at 7:20 pm.


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