MEETING DATE:7 Aug 2013 MEETING TIME: 7 pm
VENUE: MetLife Building CALLED TO ORDER: 7 pm
PRESIDING OFFICER: Gina Willard MEETING THEME:
MINUTES OF LAST MEETING: Minutes were received last week, accepted as sent out.
Carrie Driscoll congratulated Howard Brandt, Sudi Gopinath, Gina Willard, Carmen Wilkerson, Kelly Bottini, Carol Lindewedel, and Robert Osborn for full attendance in the month of July.
Matt Ramshaw read out proposed amendments to Article 5 of the bylaws, the club will vote on this next Wednesday. The amendments were proposed to Section 1, Section 2, and Section 6. Please refer to Matt’s email on Aug 8 for details.
Monthly financial report – Matt read out the monthly report for August.
Don Clair achieved the Advanced Communicator Silver award. David Wilkins completed the last speech of the CC Manual and hence on his way to the Competent Communicator award.
Expense from Steve Bettag, and Matt asked for affirmation according to the by-laws to approve the cost. Motion by Carmen Wilkerson and second by Jerry Paul.
CORRESPONDENCE AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Sudi Gopinath made an announcement regarding the 2013 Humorous Speech Contest and the Table Topics Contest on Aug 28th. Adam Kutell, Area Governor for area 13 announced that the area contest is on September 7th from 10 am to 12:30 pm at the Tesson Ferry Library. Adam is looking for volunteers to help out. Contestants at the club contest cannot be judges at the Area level contest but are welcome to come and make the South County presence felt.
BUSINESS MEETING END TIME: 7:12 pm
MEETING ROLES FOR THE EVENING
MEETING ROLE NAME COMMENTS / REPORTS
GREETER Shreya Gopal ——————————
INVOCATOR Vanessa Ostler ——————————
TOASTMASTER Don Clair ——————————
TABLE TOPICS (Running late/ absent) Qs were given by members
GRAMMARIAN James Bubash Magnificent – # 12
TIME KEEPER Traci Cahill ——————————-
VOTE COUNTER Diane Fawcett ——————————-
“AH” COUNTER Steve Bettag Ah # 31
CAMERA OPERATOR Gina Willard ——————————-
GENERAL EVALUATOR Steve Flick ——————————-
JOKE MASTER Matt Ramshaw ——————————-
TABLE TOPICS SECTION
TABLE TOPICS SPEAKERS
Adam Kutell Shreya Gopal Jerry Paul Matt Ramshaw
Brent Stewart Diane Fawcett Carrie Driscoll
TABLE TOPICS START TIME: 7:13 pm END TIME: 7:40 pm
END OF BREAK
PREPARED SPEECHES SECTION
SPEAKER NAME SPEECH TITLE MANUAL PROJECT # TIME
Scott Allen All About Me CC 1-Ice Breaker 6 min
Patrick Hunter The Effec of Pick up Artist Techniques Non-Manual 12 min
David Wilkins Be your Own Toastmaster CC 10 – Motivation 9 min
Steve Winheim Adults say the darnest things Non-Manual 7:30 min
PREPARED SPEECHES START TIME: 7:50 pm END TIME: 8:30 pm
Jerry Paul Qualified
Carmen Wilkerson Qualified
Steve Bettag Qualified
Carrie Driscoll Qualified
EVALUATION SECTION START TIME: 8:32 pm END TIME: 8:43 pm
GENERAL EVALUATORS COMMENTS / MEETING RATING: 9.5 out of 10
BEST SPEAKER David Wilkins
BEST EVALUATOR Carrie Driscoll
BEST TABLE TOPICS Brent Stewart
MOST IMPROVED Patrick Hunter
Dan Zinskd, Joan Zinskd
MEETING CONCLUDED AND ADJOURNED: 9pm