Meeting Minutes – May 2, 2018

Meeting Minutes
South County Toastmasters (#1957)


Meeting Date:                   May 2, 2018

Meeting Type/Theme:  Regular Meeting – Theme:    April Showers Bring May Flowers

Meeting Location:           Metropolitan Life Building

Called to Order:                                7:00 PM

Presiding Officer:             Debbie Young, Vice President Education


Officer Reports:

  • Vice President Education, Debbie Young – No corrections to the meeting minutes from last week. Approved as submitted


  • Vice President Education, Debbie Young – Regarding Distinguished Club Award tracking, we have achieved 9 of the 10 required goals. We now qualify for the highest category of this award.  We will achieve the 10th goal before the end of June


Committee Reports:

  • None


Unfinished Business:

  • Sean Sheehan moved to hold on the 5th meeting of May a speech marathon without a contest and without verbal evaluations. Sandy Dickson seconded.  A discussion was held on the pros and cons.  The motion was unanimously approved.  Kate Schafroth offered the suggestion that we write longer evaluations since there will not be verbal evaluations that evening


New Business:

  • None


Correspondence and Announcements:

  • None



Meeting Roles:


Toastmaster: Kathy Denton
Greeter: Jerry Paul
Invocator / CLE: Mary K. Spencer
Grammarian: Sean Sheehan – Word of the evening is Dichotomy – It was used 10 times tonight
Time Keeper: Janet Bold
Vote Counter: Bill Hurston
Ah Counter: Steve Winheim – Crutch words were used 18 times tonight
Camera Operator: Jack Bettag
Table Topics: Sandy Roll – Rich Puskarich, Tom Boyland, Janet Bold, Bill Hurston, Howard Brandt, Mary K. Spencer, Jack Bettag, Tom Terrific
General Evaluator: Kate Schafroth
Joke Master: Howard Brandt



Speakers and Evaluators:


  Speakers Evaluators
1 Susan McConnell Stacy Duncan
2 Sandy Dickson Brent Stewart
3 Anne Hartupee Tom Terrific
4 Victor Mattison Debbie Young







Most Improved: Anne Hartupee
Best Table Topics: Rich Puskarich
Best Evaluator: Brent Stewart
Best Speaker: Victor Mattison


Meeting Rating:                9.2

Schedule for Next Week’s Meeting – Not Read.  Please review on TurboBase before next week


Meeting Adjourned:      9:00 pm


Members Present:



Bettag, Jack
Bold, Janet
Boyland, Tom
Brandt, Howard
Broida, Jean
Bubash, James
Collier, Bill
Denton, Kathy
Dickson, Sandy
Duncan, Stacy
Fetter, John
Gawlak, Phil
Hartupee, Anne
Hendrickson, Carl
Hurston, Bill
Kaiser Jr, Max
King, Geoff
Kirby, Alan
Kiser, George
Kutell, Adam
Mattison, Victor
McConnell, Susan
Mestdagh, Laurie
Paul, Jerry
Pitkin, Sarah
Puskarich, Rich
Roll, Sandy
Salih, Jim
Schafroth, Kate
Sheehan, Sean
Shields, Dick
Sowers, Judy
Spencer, Mary K
Stewart, Brent
Terrific, Tom
VanWinkle, Robert
Winheim, Steve
Young, Debbie
Zafer, Adila



Attendance:  21 / 39 members present – 53.85 % attendance
Visitors:   None
Submitted by Sean Sheehan, Secretary

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s