General Evaluators Report – 28th August 2023

This report was written by Carmel Turley on 2023-08-29 who was the General Evaluator for the East Galway Speakers meeting on 2023-08-28. The theme of the meeting was Back to school.

The following people took meeting officer roles on the night.

President: Chris Collins
Toastmaster: Martin Forn
Topicsmaster: Gwen Frazer
General Evaluator: Carmel Turley
Sergeant at Arms: Gwen Frazer
Zoom Master: Bradley Rowles
Grammarian: Rob Partridge
Ah Counter: Diane Fitzpatrick
Time Keeper: Bradley Rowles
Creative Corner: Beth Davis-Reinhold

The word of the night was: Uniform

There was also the following people taking on meeting roles:
Any other meeting officers or officials?


Prepared Speeches

Speaker One

Speaker One was Mary Kennedy who have us a speech entitled Painkillers. They were evaluated by Martin Foran and took 07:06.
My thoughts on their speech:
Enjoyable, very topical and relevant.

Speaker Two

Speaker One was Rob Partridge who have us a speech entitled New Confectionary. They were evaluated by Chris Collins and took 08:50.
My thoughts on their speech:
We learned about the seven stages of a new confectionery product.


 

Evaluations

Evaluation One

The evaluator was Martin Foran who was evaluating Mary Kennedy.
Did the announce the pathway and/or project? Yes
Did they announce the purpose of the speech?Yes
Did they give recommendations?Yes
My thoughts on the evaluation:
Excellent

Evaluation Two

The evaluator was Chris Collins who was evaluating Rob Partridge.
Did the announce the pathway and/or project? Yes
Did they announce the purpose of the speech?Yes
Did they give recommendations?Yes
My thoughts on the evaluation:
Your thoughts about the evaluationExcellent

 


 

Officers Reports

The Grammarian was Rob Partridge.
My thoughts on the Grammarian and their report
Great word and great examples of use of language.

The Ah Counter was Diane Fitzpatrick.
My thoughts on the Ah Counter and their report
Comprehesive

The Creative Corner was Beth Davis-Reinhold
My thoughts on the Creative Corner
Very enjoyable

The President was Chris Collins
My thoughts on the President
Chris stepped in at the last minute and did a great job.

The Toastmaster was Martin Foran
My thoughts on the Toastmaster
Martin, our teacher, was the perfect Toastmaster to fun our “back to school” themed meeting. Great summing up of topics.

The Topicsmaster was Gwen Frazer
My thoughts on the Topicsmaster and the Tabletopics session
Stuck to theme. 10 topics. Varied and interesting.

My thoughts on the entire meeting
Started on time.

My Recommendations

One: Ask topics twice – topic, person, topic.
Two: Book speeches early.


This report was written by Carmel Turley on 2023-08-29.