+1 (207) 370-4MFA

Agenda: Fall 2019 Coaches Meeting

Debate and Speech

Fall Coaches Meeting

Lewiston High School room V217, 156 East Avenue, Lewiston
September 13, 2019

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
  • Public Forum: Joe Pelletier (Bangor)

10:00 Vote for:

  • President-elect
  • Lincoln-Douglas Moderator

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

10:30 2019-2020 Calendar finalization

  • State Tournament location
  • Middle school tournament


New Business

  • Open coach positions (Brunswick, Casco Bay, Lincoln Academy, Maranacook)
  • Middle School list serv

2:30 Adjournment

Post Meeting

  • CFL report (D’Arcy Robinson)
  • Maine District NSDA report (Joe Pelletier)