Meeting Minutes – May 7, 2014

Meeting Date: April 7, 2014
Called to order at: 7:00 p.m. Location: MetLife
Presiding officer: Matt Ramshaw
Greeter: Susan McConnell Invocator: Carl Hendrickson

Officers’ Reports: None

Committee Reports: None

Old Business: None

New Business: Jim Bubash mentioned a suggestion from members to have a public address system available for members who would like to use PA as a speaking tool. There was discussion that tabled the suggestion/motion until a quorum was present to address.
Carol Lindwedel, VPM, announced and confirmed receipt of new application and dues from Lauren Ritter. She motioned that we accept Lauren Ritter as a new member; Jerry Paul seconded the motion. The motion passed with a verbal consensus of the motion. Lauren was subsequently inducted; Gina Willard is her mentor.
Jack Carter will need a replacement mentor as a result of Sudi Gopinath’s recent announcement that he will be leaving our group next month.

Correspondence & Announcements: Matt Ramshaw congratulated Alan Kirby for representing our club at the Toastmaster Spring Conference May 3rd and placing 2nd in his 30th speaking competition appearance!!

Toastmaster: Jim Bubash Theme: Change
Grammarian: Jeffrey Hall Word: Tantamount
Time Keeper: Alan Kirby
Vote Counter: Carol Lindwedel
Ah Counter: Jerry Paul
Camera Operator: Seth Lindsey
Table Topics: Kelly Bottini
Speakers and Evaluators

Speaker 1: Jack Carter Evaluator 1: Liz DeCamp
Speaker 2: Patrick Hunter Evaluator 2: Ginny Foster
Speaker 3: Vamsi Jammalamadaka Evaluator 3: Beverly McKee
Speaker 4: George Kiser Evaluator 4: Brent Stewart
General Evaluator: Traci Cahill
Joke Master: Howard Brandt
Most Improved: Jack Carter
Best Table Topics: Jeffrey Hall
Best Evaluator: Beverly McKee
Best Speaker: Vamsi Jammalamadaka
Meeting Rating 9.5 Meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.
Minutes submitted by Kelly Bottini
Guests: None

Bottini, Kelly
Brandt, Howard
Bubash, James
Cahill, Traci
Carter, Jack
DeCamp, Liz
Foster, Ginny
Hall, Jeffrey
Hendrickson, Carl
Hunter, Patrick (Hunter)
Jammalamadaka, Vamsi
Kirby, Alan
Kiser, George
Lindsey, Seth
Lindwedel, Carol A.
McConnell, Susan
McKee, Beverly
Osborn II, Robert L.W.
Paul, Jerry
Ramshaw, Matt
Stewart, Brent
Willard, Gina

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