Meeting #68 was held on the 1st of April 2017. The theme of the meeting was “Wonder Women”. The meeting started at 4:18 PM. The Acting Officers were TM Nauman Tariq as the Secretary, DTM Khurram Salman as the VP Public Relations and TM Roya Adel as the VP Membership. The Sgt @ Arms TM Umar 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 Taranjot, TM Naila, TM Sawsan, TM Rashid and TM Fatima Allawi. VP Education after presenting the apologies mentioned that there were two amendments to be made in the agenda. The speech for TM Fatima Allawi’s speech was cancelled as she was not available and the Area Director’s presentation was shifted to the end. TM Umar raised the motion to adopt the agenda. The motion was seconded by TM Asrar.
President then introduced the Grammarian (TM Jonathan Watson), who introduced his role and the word of the day “Empowerment”. President then introduced the Ah-Counter (TM Kawther Alserki) and she explained her role too. Then the president gave her Presidential Address.
The president then asked for the changes in the minutes of the previous meeting that were discussed on the Whatsapp group to be adopted. The motion was raised by TM Saaniya and seconded by TM Roya. The president then asked the sub-Secretary TM Nauman to check if the quorum was complete to commence the Business Session. TM Nauman, after counting the present members, replied with “Yes, the quorum is complete.” In the session, the Area Director discussed about BTAC. DTM Khurram reminded everyone that the CL Manual should be brought to meeting by the role players and be filled accordingly to the roles the roles they take. The motion was raised by TM Umar to close the business session and it was seconded by TM Mahmood.
Next was the “Toastmasters Oath” session, conducted by DTM Khurram Salman. Then president introduced the MC of the day, TM Rabia Chishty. MC took control and introduced the Timer (TM Fatima Saeed) to give the Timing Criteria for all the speakers and evaluators. Then the Educational Session was held. MC introduced the first speaker (TM Saaniya Hashmi), who delivered her P#1 from the ACB track with the speech title “Wonder Woman” and her individual Evaluator was DTM Khurram Salman. The second speaker was (TM Mary Sharon), who delivered her P#5 from the ACB manual titled “She Inspired Me”. Her 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 Ebrahim Abdulaziz. The Fun and Learn session was held by TM Umar Mukhtar. Then MC introduced the General Evaluator TM Roya Adel to give her valuable Evaluation on the overall meeting as well as asked for the role players’ reports. The individual evaluators also gave their evaluation speeches.
Then the Awarding session was held. The MC then announced the names of the winners.
Best Table Topic Commentator: (Guest) Umair
Best Evaluator: –
Best Speaker: –
President then gave the details of the upcoming meeting to be held on April 8th, 2017. The meeting was adjourned at 6:40 PM.