It takes many people to make a meeting run smoothly. These are some of main roles with links to guidelines and responsibilities for each.
MEETING ROLES EXPLAINED
The Toastmaster is a meeting’s director and host.
A Timer is responsible for monitoring the time of meeting segments and speakers.
The Grammarian helps club members improve their grammar and vocabulary. In our club meetings the Grammarian also performs the responsibilities of the Ah Counter.
The Wordmaster helps club members expand their vocabulary by introducing and encouraging usage of a word of the day.
The Harkmaster encourages all meeting attendees to pay close attention to the speeches by quizzing them at the end of the meeting.
Every speaker is a role model and club members learn from one another’s speeches.
Evaluators provide verbal and written feedback to meeting speakers.
The Topicsmaster delivers the Table Topics portion of the meeting.
Table Topics helps members develop their impromptu speaking skills.
The General Evaluator evaluates everything that takes place during the club meeting.