Meeting Minutes January 13, 2010

Meeting Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Called To Order: 7:02 p.m.
Location: Room 107-C, MetLife Bldg.

Presiding Officer: Alan Kirby

Toastmaster: Mike Dobrich
General Evaluator: Judy Sowers
Timekeeper: Diane Fawcett
“Ah” Counter: Petrina Monti
Vote Counter: Adam Kutell
Grammarian: Amby Mafort (Word of the Evening: Nebbish)
Invocator: Erin Gisell
Camera Operator: Richard Hiers
Table Topics: Kevin Wilson
Joke Master: Alicia Flamm

The minutes from the 1/6/2010 meeting were accepted as submitted

• VP-Education: none
• VP-Membership: none
• VP-Public Relations: none
• Treasurer: Finances will be reviewed soon by Alan Kirby, Tom Terrific so books can be handed over to Adam Kutell

• None

Club International Speech/Evaluation contest will be held on 2/17; Contest Master, pattern speaker, judges, etc., are needed, as well as contestants.

Recommendation – to increase amount of club funds club President is allowed to approve without vote of members from $15 to $40 – was made. Membership approved increase.

Subject of 1/20 meeting is “Dynamics of a Successful Mentoring Program”

GUESTS: Paul Ederer; Bob Gergen

Joe Archambault
Jack Bettag
Howard Brandt
Don Clair
Kathy Denton
Sue Dickemper
Mike Dobrich
Diane Fawcett
Alicia Flamm
Steve Flick
Erin Gissel
Carl Hendrickson
Richard Hiers
Alan Kirby
Adam Kutell
Amby Mafort
Petrina Monti
Kevin Reichardt
Judy Sowers
Tom Terrific
Rich Ullrich
Rob Van Winkle
David Welshon
Gina Willard
Kevin Wilson
Steve Winheim
Laura Zemann

Total: 27 members, 2 guests

• Speaker 1: Howard Brandt (Evaluator – Gina Willard)
• Speaker 2: Don Clair (Evaluator – David Welshon)
• Speaker 3: Jack Bettag (Evaluator – Rob Van Winkle)

• Most Improved: David Welshon
• Best Table Topics: Amby Mafort
• Best Evaluator: Gina Willard
• Best Speaker: Jack Bettag

Rating for the meeting: “about an 8.5”

Meeting adjourned – 8:46 p.m.

Submitted by Steve Flick, Club Secretary

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