The November Toastmasters Magazine published an excellent article titled “Behind the Scenes of a Speech Contest, Speakers may star, but contest functionaries play a critical role” by Ruth Nasrullah of Pearland Toastmasters.
The article mentions the work of the contest functionaries who organize the contest and make it flow. It quotes Camille Morales, DTM, of Southwest Project Management Toastmasters, Storytellers Toastmasters, Firm Speakers Toastmasters and Sweet Talkers Toastmasters. It also quotes Zenia Shipp, DTM, of Pearland Toastmasters, Master Evaluators Toastmasters, Dining Out Toastmasters, UHCL Toastmasters and Young Professionals Southeast Toastmasters.
See the following link> https://www.toastmasters.org/magazine/magazine-issues/2021/nov/behind-the-scenes