Meeting minutes of October 1st, 2013

Meeting minutes of October 1st, 2013

Attendees: Member: 15 Guest: 3
Date: October 1st, 2013
Venue: Aoyama-Tokyo Women’s Plaza

Opening remarks & Guest introduction TM Mariko Misaka
Word of the Evening “prudent”    TM Mineko Hasegawa
Thought of the Evening TM Kazuko Iwatsuki
Business Session TM Mariko Misaka

Toastmaster of the Evening TM Rieko Ichiya
Grammarian TM Ryuji Yokoyama
Am-Uh Counter TM Ryuji Yokoyama
Timer TM Atsuko Karakasa
Vote Counter TM Mari Kanno
Table Topic Master TM Ayah Kakinuma

Prepared Speech Session

1st Speaker TM Liu Chao
Project #4 “How to Say It”
Title “German Laws Banning Neo-Nazism”

2nd Speaker TM Drian Von Golden
Project #5 “Your Body Speaks”
Title “New Experience”

3rd Speaker TM Motokazu Kanokogi
Project #7 “Research Your Topic”
Title “Contribution by Scientists behind the Popularity of Cuisine of Japan”

4th Speaker TM Kasey Yawata
Project #9 “Persuade with Power”
Title “Are You a Glass Half Empty or Glass Half Full Person?”

Evaluation Session

General Evaluator TM Yasuyo Sato

1st Evaluator TM Arito Tokimoto
2nd Evaluator TM Masako Kuroda
3rd Evaluator TM Mariko Misaka
4th Evaluator TM Ann Sado Honjo

Best Table Topic Speaker: TM Atsuko Karakasa

Best Evaluator: TM Ann Sado Honjo

Best Speaker: TM Kasey Yawata

Our Fall season kicked off with a meeting full of laughter in the mood
setting Thought of the Evening speech. Then came a uniquely created Table
Topic Speech session followed by a series of colorful Prepared Speeches and
closed with excellent Evaluations. A very inspiring and enjoyable evening
it was.