Role Descriptions

Club Meeting Roles

The success of a club meeting depends on the participants. At each meeting, there are many roles to fill and they play an important part in making the club experience enjoyable.

Below is a list of the club meeting roles. Click on the title for a brief description and resources to help fulfil each role. Please note that roles and responsibilities may vary slightly from club to club, so check with your club officers when you are assigned a role.

The purpose of the Ah-Counter is to note any overused words or filler sounds.

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Script and Log

The Backup Speaker is not scheduled to deliver a speech, but has one prepared in case one of the scheduled speakers cannot attend at the last minute.

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Best Practices

Ballot Counter

The purpose of the Ballot Counter is to collect votes for and announce the winners of the meeting awards.

Script and Log

Chair

The Chair opens the meeting by covering the ground rules, introducing guests, and explaining Toastmasters.

Script and Log

Evaluators provide verbal and written feedback to meeting speakers.

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Script and Log

The General Evaluator evaluates everything that takes place during the club meeting.

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Script and Log

The Grammarian helps club members improve their grammar and vocabulary.

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Quizmaster

The Quizmaster creates a quiz for all the members to take at the end of the meeting based on the meeting content.

Script and Log

Every speaker is a role model and club members learn from one another’s speeches.

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Best Practices

The Table Topics Evaluator gives brief feedback to each Table Topics participant on their speech.

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Script and Log

Table Topics helps members develop their impromptu speaking skills.

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Taking on this role improves time management skills.

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Script and Log

The Toastmaster is a meeting’s director and host.

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Role Descriptions

Taking on this role improves organization skills, time management and facilitation skills.

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Script and Log

Zoomaster

The Zoomaster ensures the Zoom meeting room is open and working properly. They also fill the Ballot Counter role in virtual meetings.