Meeting Minutes October 2nd 2013

SOUTH COUNTY TOASTMASTERS CLUB #1957
MEETING MINUTES

MEETING DATE: 2 Oct 2013 MEETING TIME: 7 pm
VENUE: MetLife Building CALLED TO ORDER: 7 pm
PRESIDING OFFICER: Gina Willard MEETING THEME: Crazy Ties
MINUTES OF LAST MEETING: Emailed to all. Accepted as sent out this afternoon.

EXECUTIVE SECTION

OFFICERS REPORT: Gina stressed that if there is some disgruntle please send it to Gina. Please inform ahead of time if you will be available so that the VPE can schedule it ahead of time. Matt thanked everyone who paid the dues.

COMMITTEE REPORT: None.

OLD BUSINESS: Max reported that Wash U is having an national debate tournament Nov 22 – 24, and have requested TM to participate as judges and serve for this contest. You can chose to serve all three days, one day or half a day. Email him in case you are interested in taking up this role as a judge. maxskaiser2@gmail.com

NEW BUSINESS: Carmen Wilkerson has left the club due to personal commitments. We have the VP PR open for this term (3 months) and she is requesting nominations for this role. Jeff Hall volunteered to take the spot. Carl moved to accept him. Brent second the motion. For all further VP PR functions please send your emails to Jeffery Hall.

Carrie received membership application for Susan Mconnell and wants to join the SCTM. Motion by Carrie. Second by Tom. Accepted and voted in. Don volunteered to be her mentor. Susan McConnell, Mark Hayden, Liz DeCamp were formally inducted into the STM way! Jerry Paul will be Liz’s mentor. Don Clair will be Susan McConnell’s mentor.

CORRESPONDENCE AND ANNOUNCEMENTS: Area 4 contest is on Oct 5th Sat, please come out and support them this weekend. Adam has updated the agenda that can be used by new members and this will be put up on the website. Carrie redid our club manual which looks awesome! Congrats Carrie! Matt announced that we are having a backwards meeting on October 23rd and he is looking for people to fill out roles for that meeting.

BUSINESS MEETING END TIME: 7:20 pm

MEETING ROLES FOR THE EVENING

MEETING ROLE NAME COMMENTS / REPORTS
GREETER Alita Quires ———————————-
INVOCATOR Liz DeCamp ———————————-
TOASTMASTER Shreya Gopal ———————————-
GRAMMARIAN Carrie Driscoll Emsemble – 9
TIME KEEPER Adam Kutell ———————————–
VOTE COUNTER Susan Carrillo ———————————–
TABLE TOPICS Vamsi J. ———————————–
“AH” COUNTER Jeffery Hall Ah – # 13
CAMERA OPERATOR Rob Osborn ———————————–
GENERAL EVALUATOR Jerry Paul ———————————–
JOKE MASTER Laurie Mestdagh ———————————–

TABLE TOPICS SECTION

TABLE TOPICS SPEAKERS
George Kaiser Jack Bettag Diane Fawcett Rob Van Winkle James Bubash

TABLE TOPICS START TIME: 7:26 pm END TIME: 7:40 pm
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END OF BREAK

PREPARED SPEECHES SECTION

SPEAKER NAME SPEECH TITLE MANUAL PROJECT # TIME
Tom Terrific SCTM Website Non-Manual NA 10 min
Bill Collier The package says “Use only under adult supervision” for a reason Humorously Speaking #5 10 min
Alan Kirby How I improved my teaching by learning to fly Presenting a technical paper #4 9 min
Sudi Gopinath Lost on Lemay The entertaining speaker #4 8 min

PREPARED SPEECHES START TIME: 7:50 pm END TIME: 8:41 pm

EVALUATION SECTION

EVALUATORS TIME
Max Kaiser Qualified
Traci Cahill Qualified
Don Clair Qualified
Carl Hendrickson Qualified

EVALUATION SECTION START TIME: 8:42 pm END TIME: 8:58 pm

GENERAL EVALUATORS COMMENTS / MEETING RATING: 9 out of 10

AWARDS

BEST SPEAKER Bill Collier
BEST EVALUATOR Traci Cahill
BEST TABLE TOPICS Jack Bettag
MOST IMPROVED Sudi Gopinath

MEETING ATTENDANCE
Gina Willard Shreya Gopal Sudi Gopinath Adam Kutell Tom Terrific
Jeff Hall Laurie Mestdagh Howard Brandt Jack Bettag Carrie Driscoll
Rob Osborn Max Kaiser Mark Hayden Don Clair Carl Hendrickson
Matt Ramshaw Rob Van Winkle Bill Collier Susan Carrillo Traci Cahill
Kelly Bottini Alan Kirby George Kaiser Brent Stewart Jerry Paul
James Bubash Liz DeCamp Vamsi J. Diane Fawcett Alita Quires

GUESTS:
Susan McConnell, Tracy Clemence, Laura Gidley Feltz

MEETING CONCLUDED AND ADJOURNED: 9:07 pm

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