304-Alternative History

Minutes of the 304th meeting of Inner Universe Toastmaster Club
Alternative History theme by TM Mahanshu
May 27th 2018

This meeting was distinct  as we had Election held for the IUTM EXCOM 2018-2019, learned more on Pathways by Pathway Ambassador and 3 amazing speeches by TM Senthil Kumar to gain points for the club, all these seamlessly handled by TM Mahanshu being TME for the first time. Dinner served after the prepared speech. Meeting started at 8:05pm

Young cheerful Sergeant at arms TM Md. Aslam opened the meeting reading out the Toastmaster International mission and urged the participants to refrain talking from Taboo topics of politics, religion and sex. He invited President TM Rasheed to start the meeting.

President opened the meeting with Ramadan greetings to all Toastmasters, he explained about the election and also welcomed Pathway Ambassador TM Devlal Sahadevan. He called upon TM Mahanshu who accomplished CC in the previous meetings to lead the meeting.

TM Mahanshu spoke on Alternative history described about how to create interest in history by not only including bunch of stories but also by questioning like what if? He gave few examples like what if  Sheikh Zayed unsuccessful to form UAE and how the Worldโ€™s communication would be if its International language was not English. He called upon Sergeant at Arms TM Mohammed Aslam and Timer TM Shruthi Shetty to explain about their role later he introduced Speaker of the day TM Senthil Kumar.

TM Senthil Kumar gave Advance Project 3 about roasting a person in a good humored way. TM Senthil roasted an Ex colleague at retirement party. His ex-colleagues telephone answering way, comedy of error when he is shaken from calm state and investment ways were narrated in a fun way, written evaluation by TM Rasheed.

TM Senthil Kumar deliverd Advance Project 4 about presenting award. He selected three Toastmasters for the contributors of the award and explained the selection process and gave away prizes, written evaluation by TM Abidul Islam. 

TM Senthil Kumar also presented Advance Project 5 about receiving award. He received the award for an imaginary situation of receiving award for the best technical article award from World Heavy Oil Congress. He thanked the people who supported and encouraged him. He thanked Toastmasters club for enabling him honing communication skills which was helpful. He also recognized the award from world heavy oil Congress and thanked all his past bosses for the knowledge acquired, written evaluation by TM Abidul Islam.

Pathway Ambassador TM Devlal Sahadevan gave us brief presentation on pathway and also cleared many doubts.  Here are few points from presentation.                                                                                                                                             

1. When you click on assessment if pop up window appears select allow pop up.
2. He asked to choose Base Camp which is available online with many interactive programs than printed forms which has only 4 available path.
3. Select Language English and take the assessment.
4. Assessment will recommend 3 Path and for other available path you can scroll down.
5. Read all description of the path, click one path and there is 30 days to exchange you can do so by emailing to education@toastmaster.org

TM Shajahan and TM Shameema conducted  Election of IUTM EXCOM Officers where the following officers were Elected unanimously  for July 2018-June 2019,

President: TM SenthilKumar 
Vice President Education: TM Abidul Islam           
Vice President Membership: TM Namrata Pandey                                                                                                         
Vice President Public Relation: TM Shruthi Shetty                                                                                       
Treasurer: TM Mohammed Aslam                   
Secretary: TM Prashant Dembla                 
Sergeant At Arms: TM Syamlal    

President TM Rasheed congratulated the new EXCOM team, well appreciated TME TM Mahanshu for conducting the meeting up to the Standard and closed the meeting.        

No. of attendees: 19
Date : 27.5.2018
Next Meeting : 10.6.2018

With Best Regards,

TM Shruthi Shetty
Secretary
Inner Universe Toastmaster Club