MEETING DATE: 26 June 2013 MEETING TIME: 7 pm to 9 pm
VENUE: MetLife Building CALLED TO ORDER: 7 pm
PRESIDING OFFICER: Jerry Paul MEETING THEME: Open Mic. Night
MINUTES OF LAST MEETING: Accepted as emailed by Rob Van Winkle.
OFFICERS REPORT: None. COMMITTEE REPORT: None.
OLD BUSINESS: The incoming President will address the issue of change in location at the next meeting. Please do not update the guards about the moving of the building and details as such, keep it to toastmasters.
NEW BUSINESS: Jerry Paul thanked everyone for the help with his term over the past 6 months. Suzanne Lee our new Area 4 Governor was invited to induct the new committee members for the term July-December 2013. She inducted the new committee as follows: President – Gina Willard,
VPEd – Erin Gissel,
VPMem – Carrie Driscoll,
VPPR – Carmen Wilkerson,
Secretary – Shreya Gopal,
Treasurer – Matt Ramshaw,
James Bubash as our Sergeant at Arms
Officer at Large – Carl Hendrickson.
Gina accepted the new term.
July 3rd Meeting: Adam asked if we should have that meeting. Petrina made a motion that the 3rd July meeting be declared a holiday in lieu of the long weekend. Carl suggested that we oppose the motion and attend it. Kathy said it would be a better idea to take a head count, Jeff concurred. Voted: Aye = 14, Nay = 7. July 3rd meeting stands cancelled.
Tall Tales Contest: Adam made a request to have the tall tales contest. Matt Ramshaw made a motion to host the contest on July 24th instead of the last week of July. Steve Bettag seconded. The motion was passed by a majority of Aye.
CORRESPONDENCE AND ANNOUNCEMENTS: Incoming officers are requested to come to TLI to get club credit, it is free, and breakfast will be provided. All incoming officers and TM s are encouraged to come to TLI. David Wilkins is moving to Salt Lake City, Utah coming August and will have to move so last meeting will be around the 1st week of August.
BUSINESS MEETING END TIME: 7:27 pm
MEETING ROLES AND REPORTS FOR THE EVENING
MEETING ROLE NAME COMMENTS / REPORTS
GREETER Jack Bettag
INVOCATOR James Bubash
TOASTMASTER Diane Fawcett
GRAMMARIAN Judy Sowers 13 – Consistent
TIME KEEPER Jeff Hall VOTE COUNTER Steve Winheim
TT MASTER James Bubash
“AH” COUNTER Sudi Gopinath 2 – other, 18 – Ahs
CAMERA OPERATOR Vamsi Jamalamaddaka
GENERAL EVALUATOR Adam Kutell Keep intro of TT short
JOKE MASTER Patrick Hunter
TABLE TOPICS SECTION
TABLE TOPICS SPEAKERS
Steve Bettag Jack Bettag Jerry Paul Bob Heaton
Petrina Monti Richard Hiers
TABLE TOPICS START TIME: 7:32pm END TIME: 7:45 pm
END OF BREAK
PREPARED SPEECHES SECTION
SPEAKER NAME SPEECH TITLE MANUAL / PROJECT # TIME
Rob VanWinkle Give me liberty Interpretive Reading /5 10 mins
Traci Cahill Avoid the News Competent Comm / 7 13 mins
Erin Gissel Keep it REAL Advance CC / 5 9 mins
Carol Lindwedel Ice Breaker Competent Comm. / 1 6 mins
PREPARED SPEECHES START TIME: 7:55 pm END TIME: 7:45 pm
Shreya Gopal Qualified
Kathy Denton Qualified
Brent Stewart Qualified
Carl Hendrickson Qualified
EVALUATION SECTION START TIME: 8:40 pm END TIME: 9:00 pm
GENERAL EVALUATORS COMMENTS / MEETING RATING: 9.5 out of 10
BEST SPEAKER Traci Cahill
BEST EVALUATOR Carl Hendrickson
BEST TABLE TOPICS Bob Heaton
MOST IMPROVED Traci Cahill
Rob Van Winkle
Mike Roci, Dan Caline, Dan Ziskin, Joan Ziskin
MEETING CONCLUDED AND ADJOURNED: 9:11 pm