Meeting Minutes – July 13, 2016

Meeting Date:   July 13, 2016
Called to order at:  7:00 PM    Location:  Metropolitan Life Building
Presiding Officer:   Dean Bone
Greeter: George Kiser
Invocator/CLE:  Jack Bettag

Officers’ Reports – None
Committee Reports – None
Unfinished Business – None

New Business
Jim Salih made a motion to purchase an extension for the microphone.  After some discussion, the motion was tabled.

Correspondence & Announcements
Tim Sullivan made the following announcements:
1.      As VP of Education, he reminded the club members to have him sign the CC and CLE manuals after meetings as they complete roles.  Members can talk to him if they have any questions.
2.      There will be a Humorous Speech and Table Topics contest onAugust 31, 2016, the 5th Wednesday of the month.

Other information:  Make-up officer training will be at the following times:
Monday, July 18, 2016 – McKelvey Branch of the St. Louis Library
Saturday, July 23, 2016 – Jefferson County Library, Arnold Branch.

Toastmaster:    Jim Bubash
Grammarian:     Tim Sullivan
Time Keeper:    Nick Coco
Vote Counter:   Tom Middleton
Ah Counter:     Cathy Money
Camera Op:      Kyle Hatten
Table Topics:   Erin Gissel

Speakers and Evaluators
Spkr 1: Kate Schafroth           Evaluator 1:  Carl Henrickson
Spkr 2: Victor Mattison          Evaluator 2:  Tim Budd
Spkr 3:  Ginny Foster            Evaluator 3:  Sarah Pitkin
Spkr 4:  A.R. Al-Matiin          Evaluator 4:  Brent Stewart
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Gen Eval: Kathy Denton, 8.0
Joke Master: Howard Brandt
VOTING
Most Improved:          Ginny Foster
Best Table Topics:      Kyle Hatten
Best Evaluator:         Brent Stewart
Best Speaker:           A.R. Al-Matiin
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Meeting Rating  8.0      Meeting adjourned at 9:06 PM
Minutes submitted by Susan McConnell
Comments after meeting:
Jim Salih will be available to train anyone who is interested in learning how to use the microphone.
Kathy Denton reminded the members to be careful of the floor space used when giving a speech that is being recorded.  The speakers need to stay in front of the camera for best recordings.
Members present:
Jack Bettag
Howard Brandt
James Bubash
Tim Budd
Nick Coco
Kathy Denton
Ginny Foster
Erin Gissel
Nancy Haparimwi
Kyle Hatten
Jeff Jeffers
George Kiser
Adam Kutell
Victor Mattison
Susan McConnell
Tom Middleton
Cathy Money
Joumana Palusci
Rich Puskarich
Jim Salih
Kate Schafroth
Brent Stewart
Tim Sullivan
Tom Terrific (Krauska)
Debbie Young

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