Guide: Time Keeper

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TIME KEEPER

Taking on this role improves time management skills.

One of the skills Toastmasters practice is expressing a thought within a specific time. The timer is responsible for monitoring time for each meeting segment and each speaker. As Timer, you:

 

  • Acquire the timing/signaling equipment from the sergeant at arms and know how to operate it.

 

  • You will be called upon twice in the meeting, at the beginning and the end by the General Evaluator.

 

  • The first time you are introduced explain the timing rules and demonstrate the colored flash cards for the First, Second and Final signal.

 

  • Throughout the meeting, listen carefully to each participant and signal them accordingly.

 

  • Record each speakers time.

 

  • When called upon by the General Evaluator to report, announce the speakers’ names and the time taken.

 

  • After the meeting, return the timing/signaling equipment to the sergeant at arms.
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