Meeting # 65 was held on the 11th of February 2017. The theme of the meeting was “Musical Love”. The meeting started at 4:20 PM. The Acting Officers were TM Roya Adel as the VP Membership, TM Jahangir as the VP Education 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 acting VP Education TM Jahangir Khan. The apologies were TM Daij, TM Jonathan, TM Rashid, TM Anna Liza, TM Fatima Kabi, TM Qasim, TM Aftab, TM Eman, TM Ebrahim, TM Ali Inayat, TM Ali Sibtain, TM Saaniya, TM Hala, DTM Khurram, TM Naila, TM Roman, TM Umar, TM Naima, TM Thuraya. VP Education after presenting the apologies mentioned amendments to be made in the agenda that “Know Your Members session would be conducted instead of Did You Know” and the “General Evaluator would be TM Tabish Shoaib instead of TM Fatima Allawi”. TM Tabish raised the motion to adopt the agenda with the mentioned changes. The motion was seconded by TM Roya Adel.
President then introduced the Grammarian (TM Fahd Naveed), who introduced his role and the word of the day “Amplify”. President then introduced the Ah-Counter (TM Ahmad Masaad) and he explained his role too. Then the president gave her Presidential Address.
The president then asked the Secretary TM Taranjot Singh to check if the quorum was complete to commence the Business Session. TM Taranjot, after counting the present members, replied with “No, the quorum is not complete with only 12 members.” TM Jahangir suggested that the Business Session could be conducted but no decisions or motions would be taken. The business session followed. In the session, TM Jahangir requested all the members to register for the upcoming Area 3 Contest which would be held on the 17th of February. The VP PR, TM Rashid, then announced the Club’s 2nd Newsletter of the Term, via a QR Code. The motion was raised by TM Fahd to close the business session and it was seconded by TM Asrar.
Next was the “Know Your Member” session, conducted by TM Nauman Tariq. Then the president introduced the MC of the day, TM Sawsan Hassan. MC took control and introduced the Timer (TM Taranjot Singh) to give the Timing Criteria for all the speakers and evaluators. Then Educational Session was held. MC introduced the first speaker (TM Rabia Chishty), who delivered her P#1 from the CC track with the speech title “Survival of a Tomboy” and her individual Evaluator was TM Mohd Rashid. The second speaker was (TM Roya Adel), who delivered her P#2 from the ACB manual titled “Challenge Your Limits”. Her individual Evaluator was TM Tabish Shoaib. The third speaker was (TM Mary Sharon), who delivered her P#6 from the ACB manual titled “What She Means”. Her individual evaluator was TM Mariam Mohd Taqi. The fourth speaker was (TM Jahangir Khan), who delivered his P#5 from the ACG manual titled “The Best Things in Life”. His individual evaluator was TM Asrar Merchant.
After the prepared speech session, a ten-minute break was held.
The Table Topic Session was held after the break and the Table Topic Master for the evening was TM Nadeen Ali. Then MC introduced the General Evaluator TM Tabish Shoaib 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.
TM Jahangir announced that the next meeting would be a special meeting, which would be held in the Sakhir Desert Camp, and requested all members to attend.
Then Awarding session was held. The President presented TM Rabia with the Ice Breaker Ribbon for completing her first project. The MC then announced the names of the winners.
Best Table Topic Commentator: TM Nauman Tariq
Best Evaluator: TM Mariam Mohd Taqi
Best Speaker: TM Mary Sharon
President then gave the details of the upcoming special meeting to be held on February 25th, 2017. The meeting was adjourned at 6:34 PM.