Meeting Minutes – April 9, 2014

Meeting Date: April 9th, 2014
Called to order at: 7:00 p.m. Location: MetLife
Presiding Officer: Matt Ramshaw
Greeter: Jim Ruzicka Invocator: Steve Winheim

Officers’ Reports: None

Committee Reports: None

Old Unfinished Business: None

New Business: VPM, Carol Lindwedel, announced that she received applications for two new memberships: Seth Lindsey and Beverly McKee
1.      Treasurer, Sudi Gopinath, confirmed receipt of dues
2.      After presentation of Beverly McKee’s application, Carol Lindwedel made a motion to accept Beverly as a new member; the motion was seconded by Rob VanWinkle and the motion passed with verbal vote of the members.
3.      After presentation of Seth Lindsey’s application, Carol Lindwedel made a motion to accept Seth as a new member; the motion was seconded by Tom Terrific and the motion passed with verbal vote of the members.
4.      Club Parliamentarian, Carl Hendrickson, was called forward to announce and acknowledge Beverly’s mentor, Carol Lindwedel, and Seth’s mentor, Matt Ramshaw

Correspondence & Announcements:
President, Matt Ramshaw, recognized Brian Ettling for receiving his Competent Communication certificate. Congratulations Brian!

Howard announced that James Bubash and his wife were recognized on the cover of the Concord Call for the volunteer work they recently completed. Way to go!!

Toastmaster: Lauri Mestdagh Theme: N/A
Grammarian: Robb Osborne II Word: Enumerate
Time Keeper: Hunter
Vote Counter: Carol Lindwedel
Ah Counter: Judy Sowers
Camera Operator: Ginny Foster
Table Topics: Jeffrey Hall


Speaker 1: Tom Terrific Evaluator 1: Susan Carillo
Speaker 2: Carl Hendrickson Evaluator 2: Susan McConnell
Speaker 3: Jack Carter Evaluator 3: Jim Ruzicka

General Evaluator: Jerry Paul
Joke Master: Howard Brandt

Most Improved: Jack Carter
Best Table Topics: Brian Ettling
Best Evaluator: Jim Ruzicka
Best Speaker: Jack Carter

Meeting Rating = 9 Meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.
Minutes submitted by Kelly Bottini
Guests: Hyuliya Aferol; Pat Zeis


Bone, Dean
Bottini, Kelly
Brandt, Howard
Carrillo, Susan
Carter, Jack
DeCamp, Liz
Ettling, Brian
Foster, Ginny
Gopinath, Sudi
Hall, Jeffrey
Hendrickson, Carl
Hunter, Patrick (Hunter)
Jammalamadaka, Vamsi
Lindsey, Seth
Lindwedel, Carol A.
McConnell, Susan
McKee, Beverly
Mestdagh, Lauri
Paul, Jerry
Ramshaw, Matt
Reichardt, Kevin
Ruzicka, Jim
Sowers, Judy
Terrific, Tom
VanWinkle, Robert
Winheim, Steve

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