Minutes of Meeting # 64 | ‘Silly Dress Day’

Meeting # 64 was held on the 28th of January 2017. The theme of the meeting was “Silly Dress Day”. The meeting started at 4:06 PM. The Acting Officers were TM Roya Adel as the Secretary, DTM Khurram Salman as the VP PR and TM Fahd as the Sergeant At Arms. The substitute Sgt @ Arms TM Fahd introduced the President TM Mary Sharon. President called the meeting to order. She then introduced the guests and accepted apologies presented by VP Education TM Saaniya Hashmi. The apologies were TM Fatima Al Kaabi, TM Thuraya, TM Taranjot Singh, TM Umar Mukhtar, TM Romaan, TM Hala, TM Mohd Rashid. VP Education after presenting the apologies mentioned amendments to be made in the agenda that “3rd Evaluator will be TM Rashid Shabbir instead of TM Jahangir Khan”. TM Jonathan raised the motion to adopt the agenda with the mentioned changes. The motion was seconded by DTM Khurram Salman.

President then introduced the Grammarian (TM Anna Liza), who introduced her role and the word of the day “Intricate”. President then introduced the Ah-Counter (DTM Khurram Salman) and he explained his role too. Then the president gave her Presidential Address.

The president then asked the Substitute Secretary TM Roya Adel to check if the quorum was complete to commence the Business Session. TM Roya, after counting the present members, replied with “Yes, the quorum is complete.” The president then asked for the changes in the minutes of the previous meetings that were discussed on the Whatsapp group to be adopted. The motion was raised by TM Saaniya and seconded by TM Jahangir. The business session followed. In the session, it was reminded that the upcoming Area Contest would be held on the 17th of February, and also that those members who haven’t, should collect their Toastmaster Magazines after the meeting. The motion was raised by DTM Khurram to close the business session and it was seconded by TM Jahangir.

Next was the “Did You Know” session, conducted by TM Mahmood Hussain. Then the president introduced the MC of the day, TM Nada Qamber. MC took control and introduced the Timer (TM Nadeen Ali) to give the Timing Criteria for all the speakers and evaluators. Then Educational Session was held. MC introduced the first speaker (TM Eman Abdullah), who delivered her P#2 from the CC track with the speech title “A New Me” and her individual Evaluator was TM Tabish Shoaib. The second speaker was (TM Ebrahim Abdulaziz), who delivered his P#2 from the CC manual titled “Tweedle Dum”. His individual Evaluator was TM Jonathan Watson. The third speaker was (TM Fahd Naveed), who delivered his P#2 from the CC manual titled “Why We Don’t Have 4 Legs”. His individual evaluator was TM Rashid Shabbir. The fourth speaker was (TM Fatima Allawi), who delivered her P#7 from the CC manual titled “Slumberland”. Her individual evaluator was TM Saaniya Hashmi. The fifth speaker was (TM Naila Abdulaziz), who delivered her P#7 from the CC manual titled “One Or The Other”. Her individual evaluator was TM Mohd Aftab.

After the prepared speech session, a ten minute break was held. A privileged motion was raised by TM Tabish to extend the meeting by ten minutes and was seconded by TM Eman.

The Table Topic Session was held after the break and the Table Topic Master for the evening was TM Rabia Chishty. Then MC introduced the General Evaluator DTM Khalid Ismael to give his valuable Evaluation on the overall meeting as well as asked for the role players’ reports. The individual evaluators also gave their evaluation speeches.

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

Best Table Topic Commentator:  TM Jonathan Watson

Best Evaluator: TM Jonathan Watson

Best Speaker: TM Ebrahim Abdulaziz

President then gave the details of the upcoming meeting to be held on February 11th, 2017. The meeting was adjourned at 6:40 PM.


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