Digital Communicators DCOM Club Meeting

Monday May 9, 2022

Club Mission: We provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.


Nik Lakhani, DTM

VP of Education
Colette Ainscough, CC CL PM2

VP of Membership
Pam Rowley

VP of Public Relations
Pamela Benjamin, DTM

Dec Cluskey, DTM

Julian Cereceda, DTM

VP of Technology
Mar Cano, IP4

Nik Lakhani, DTM

THIS MEETING WILL BE RECORDED. Stills and excerpts from the video may be used by the club in its public relations and social media outreach.

Members and guests are encouraged to enter the room from 18:00 Dublin/London Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting. We also do self introductions during this time. The meeting will officially starts at 18:30 Dublin/London Time.

Theme Of The Day

Rhetorical Devices

Word Of The Day

6:00 PM Greeter Open
6:30 PM Producer Nik Lakhani, DTM
Producer calls the meeting to order. The Producer manages the Zoom Room and everyone in it to ensure the show stays on schedule and deals with issues behind the scenes.
6:31 PM Presiding Officer Nik Lakhani, DTM
6:32 PM Toastmaster of the Day Dec Cluskey, DTM
6:35 PM Timer Pam Rowley
6:36 PM Grammarian Open
6:37 PM Tech Tips Presenter Kavita Dulai, DTM
6:43 PM Speaker 1 Pamela Benjamin, DTM
"Boost your Career with Pathways Projects" Presentation Mastery Level 4 Building Skills: Manage Online Meetings

green Green: 20 yellow Yellow: 23 red Red: 25

Speaker 2 Krishn Ramchurn, DTM
"The new leader: do you know your ABC?" Team Collaboration Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Evaluation and Feedback – First Speech

green Green: 5 yellow Yellow: 6 red Red: 7

Introduction: Getting started as a new leader, whether it’s at work, in a business, or in Toastmasters, is always a challenge – especially if you are not equipped. In his speech today, Krishn will attempt to share the ABC which any new leader can make use of. Recommendation to the audience: please put your screen on Speaker View, for a better experience of the speech.

7:18 PM Timer report

7:19 PM Topics Master Abhay Potnis (guest)
Each Table Topics Speaker green Green: 1 yellow Yellow: 1:30 red Red: 2

7:39 PM Timer report

7:40 PM Evaluator 1 Julian Cereceda, DTM
Evaluator 2 Pam Rowley
Each evaluator green Green: 2 yellow Yellow: 2:30 red Red: 3

7:48 PM Timer report

7:49 PM Grammarian Report

7:51 PM General Evaluator Nik Lakhani, DTM

7:55 PM Toastmaster of the Day closing remarks

7:57 PM Presiding officer makes announcements and closes the meeting.

8:00 PM End