Digital Communicators DCOM Club Meeting

Monday July 25, 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.


Pam Rowley

VP of Education
Nik Lakhani, DTM

VP of Membership
Colette Ainscough, CC CL PM2

VP of Public Relations
Pamela Benjamin, DTM

Dec Cluskey, DTM

Julian Cereceda, DTM

VP of Technology
Nik Lakhani, DTM

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

Story Telling in a Digital World

Word Of The Day

6:00 PM Greeter Pam Rowley
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.
6:32 PM Presiding Officer Pam Rowley
6:34 PM Toastmaster of the Day Kavita Dulai, DTM
6:37 PM Timer Pam Rowley
6:38 PM Grammarian Open
6:39 PM Tech Tips Presenter 1 Julian Cereceda, DTM
Tech Tips Presenter 2 Pamela Benjamin, DTM
6:54 PM Speaker 1 Nik Lakhani, DTM
"Connect with kindness" Engaging Humor Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise: Reflect on Your Path

green Green: 10 yellow Yellow: 11 red Red: 12

Speaker 2 Andrew Bennett, DTM
"It Makes Me Laugh!" Engaging Humor Level 2 Learning Your Style: Connect with Your Audience

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


Using humor in your speech is a great way to connect with your audience , but it can be tricky can’t it?

Backup Speaker 1 Open

7:15 PM Timer report

7:16 PM Topics Master Amparo Villamil
Each Table Topics Speaker green Green: 1 yellow Yellow: 1:30 red Red: 2

7:36 PM Timer report

7:37 PM Evaluator 1 Dec Cluskey, DTM
Evaluator 2 Ilaria Vikelis (guest)
Each evaluator green Green: 2 yellow Yellow: 2:30 red Red: 3

7:44 PM Timer report

7:45 PM TMOD calls for report from Grammarian

7:48 PM General Evaluator Antonia Hernandez, LD5, MP5

7:53 PM Toastmaster of the Day hands back to President or Presiding officer

7:55 PM President or Presiding officer makes announcements and closes the meeting.

8:00 PM End