general evaluator is just what the name implies–an evaluator of anything and
everything that takes place throughout the meeting. The responsibilities are
large, but so are the rewards. The general evaluator is responsible to the
Toastmaster who will introduce you; at the conclusion of the evaluation segment
of the meeting, you will return control to him or her. You are responsible
for the evaluation functionary team, which consists of the
GENERAL EVALUATION REPORT FORM
PRIOR TO THE
Check with the
Toastmaster to see if there are any planned deviations from the usual meeting
Contact all evaluators to
answer any questions they might have on their role and
request their introduction. Encourage them to contact
the speaker they are evaluating to discuss the
requirements of their project. Remind them to bring
their Competent Leadership Manual in order to receive
credit for their educational award.
briefing, emphasize that evaluation is a positive, helping act.
As conscientious Toastmasters, their goal must be to help fellow Toastmasters
develop their skills. Emphasize that evaluations should preserve or at least
enhance the self-esteem of the speaker.
all functionaries to ensure their roles will be filled.
If they cannot attend, remind them of their
responsibility to find a replacement.
brief talk on the purpose,
techniques, and benefits of evaluation (for the benefit of the guests).
Evaluation is a positive experience designed to help people overcome weak habits
and add power to good ones.
AT THE MEETING
♦ Remind evaluators to get their assigned member's
before the meeting begins.
Verify each speaker’s time and notify the timer.
Sit near the
back of the room to allow yourself full view of
the meeting and its participants.
GENERAL EVALUATION REPORT FORM to log your