Everyone has a role

The success of a club meeting depends on the program participants. In Toastmasters, you learn by participating. There are many roles to fill and all meeting participants play an important part in making the club experience educational and enjoyable.

Following are the roles you will be called upon to fulfill and tips for doing a good job. Roles and responsibilities may vary slightly from club to club, so check with your vice president education or mentor when you are assigned a role.

The Toastmaster is a meeting's director and host.

The Timer is responsible for monitoring the time of meeting segments and speakers.

The Grammarian helps club members improve their grammar and vocabulary.

The Sergeant at Arms welcomes guests and facilitates the guest introduction.

Evaluators provide verbal and written feedback to meeting speakers.

The Table topics master delivers the Table Topics (impromptu speaking) portion of the meeting.

Table topics speakers perform impromptu speeches given by the topics master.

The General Evaluator is an experienced member who evaluates the meeting and functionary roles.