Revised Meeting Minutes 9-19-18

Revised Meeting Minutes
South County Toastmasters (#1957)

Meeting Date:                   9-19-18

Meeting Type/Theme:  Regular Meeting – Theme:    Celebrate

Meeting Location:           Metropolitan Life Building

Called to Order:                                7:00 PM

Presiding Officer:             Brent, President


Officer Reports:

  • President – Brent Stewart – No corrections to the meeting minutes from last week. Approved as submitted.


  • President – Brent Stewart – Announced the projector Tom recommended has been approved by the Board to bring to the club for a vote.  Club members approved as recommended.


Committee Reports:

  • Kathy reminded the club the picnic is this Sunday, Sept 23rd. Guests are welcome. Brent passed around a sheet to sign up for food, etc.


Unfinished Business:

  • None


New Business:

  • Debbie Young announced 2 awards: Ann Hartupee earned the Innovative Planning – Level 1 Award. Rich Puskarich received Competent Leader Award.  Brent reported we are on our way to receiving the Distinguished Club award. We should make the education goals by end of 2018.


Correspondence and Announcements:

  • Howard Brandt announced that Carl, who was recently hospitalized, is doing well.


  • Mary Kay announced Youth Toastmasters starts next Tuesday, September 25th and everyone is welcome. The session begins at 7:00 pm and 6 individuals have signed up so far.


  • Brent Stewart reported that Speech Craft starts Wednesday, October 3rd. Meet through October and graduate November 7th.




Meeting Roles:


Toastmaster: Rich Puskarich
Greeter:   Rich Puskarich
Invocator / CLE:  Rob Van Winkle
Grammarian:  Debbie Young, word of the evening, “extravaganza” , was used 8 times
Time Keeper:  Mary Kay Spencer
Vote Counter:  George Kiser
Ah Counter:  Sean Sheehan, noted 38 crutch words were used. Sean made an EXTRAVAGANZA of his role this evening.
Camera Operator:  Jerry Paul
Table Topics:  Anne Hartupee
Competent Leader Evaluator:  Rob Van Winkle
General Evaluator:  Alan Kirby
Joke Master:  John Fetter



Speakers and Evaluators:


  Speakers Evaluators
1  Debbie Young Vic Mattison
2  Kathy Denton Bill Hurston
3  Sandy Dickson Brent Stewart





Most Improved:  Sandy Dickson
Best Table Topics:  Howard Brandt
Best Evaluator:  Victor Mattison
Best Speaker:  Sandy Dickson



Meeting Rating:                 A


Schedule for Next Week’s Meeting: Read by Debbie Young noting there are openings for: Toast Master, Evaluator, Hot Seat and Greeter.


Meeting Adjourned:      8:57 pm


Members Present:



Baldwin, Melissa  
Baker, Stephan 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  
Perper, JD  
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:  51% / 41 members present –  % attendance

Visitors:   Steven Trankler, Kacie Hoffman, Donna Jordan


Submitted by Sandy Roll, Secretary

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