Resources for Current Members
Guides for Being the Toastmaster

The following guides and sample agendas (in both MS Word and .pdf formats) help make the role of Toastmaster easy and enjoyable for both first-time and experienced Toastmasters. Adapt to fit your meeting.

Being the Toastmaster [.pdf format]
The Toastmaster's Worksheet [.pdf format]
Hosting Toastmaster Made Easy
Sample Agenda 1 [.pdf format]
Sample Agenda 2 [.pdf format]
Sample Agenda 3 [.pdf format]
Sample Agenda 4 [.pdf format]

Scripts for General Evaluator and Table Topics Master

These fill-in-the-blank scripts can be used verbatim or as guidelines.

General Evaluator [.pdf format]
Table Topics Master [.pdf format]

Duty-Holder’s Duty Description Scripts

"Ah" Counter
Vote Counter
Posture Watcher

"Your web site is a great resource. Your manual's General Evaluator page came in very handy in my preparation for the first time in this role. Thank you, and keep up the good work.- E. W., Sgt-at-Arms, The Mighty 1290, Lewis County, WA

More About Toastmasters

Award Levels -- Aspire to the numerous possibilities for achievement in Toastmasters.

Description of Toastmaster Speeches & Manuals -- A list of the first ten speeches from the Communication & Leadership Manual, plus a list of the ATM (Advanced Toastmaster) manuals.

Typical Meeting with Description of Duties -- A step-by-step description of the meetings, plus a brief description of the various roles you can take on each meeting.

The Purpose and History of Toastmasters International -- By member Marianne Stiewi. Includes the fear of public speaking, reasons and benefits of joining Toastmasters, how the club works, and history.

Speech Topics

Need help thinking of a topic for your next speech? Click here for a huge list of possible speech topics.

"Thank you for the exhaustive list of ideas for speaking topics. I was really struggling with what to talk about for my upcoming Speaking with Sincerity speech ... I have more than enough ideas now. Great resource!" - C. C., Rochester High Noon Toastmasters, Rochester, New York

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