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Agenda: Fall 2018 Coaches Meeting

Debate and Speech

Lewiston High School room V217, 156 East Avenue, Lewiston
September 7, 2018

8:30 Breakfast and General Talking

8:55 Welcome and introductions

  • Vote on Parliamentarian for the meeting

9:00 Officers’ Reports

  • Secretary Lyndsy Denk (Falmouth)
  • Treasurer Ellen Parent (at large)
  • Vice President D’Arcy Robinson (Poland)
  • President Brian Dodge (Deering)

9:30 Moderator’s reports

  • Speech: Pat Spilecki (Lewiston), Kailey Smith (Lawrence)
    • Review Extemporaneous Speaking topics
  • Congressional Debate: OPEN
    • Voting for new Congressional Debate moderator
  • Lincoln Douglas: Matt Leland (Lincoln Academy)
  • Public Forum: Joe Pelletier (Bangor)

10:00 Vote for president-elect

10:15 Technology committee report Lyndsy Denk (Falmouth), Ellen Parent (at large)

10:30 2018-2019 Calendar finalization


Old Business

  • Adding questioning to Extemporaneous Speaking (Melanson)
  • Proposed Storytelling guidelines (Spilecki, K. Smith)

New Business

Potential changes to Public Forum from NSDA (Pelletier by way of Dodge)

2:30 Adjournment

Post Meeting

  • CFL report: D’Arcy Robinson
  • Maine District NSDA report: OPEN
    • Need new District Chair