Meeting Minutes 10-11-18

Revised Meeting Minutes
South County Toastmasters (#1957)

Meeting Date:                   10/10/18

Meeting Type/Theme:  Regular Meeting – Theme:

Meeting Location:           Metropolitan Life Building

Called to Order:                                7:00 PM

Presiding Officer:             Brent, President

Officer Reports:

  • President – Brent Stewart – Meeting minutes approved as corrected.
  • Vice President , Education – Debbie Young – Made a motion to cancel the meeting on November 21st since it’s the day before Thanksgiving.  The motion was approved.
  • President – Brent Stewart – Tom Boyland has decided to leave the club and we are in need of a Sergeant at Arms.

Committee Reports:

  • None

Unfinished Business:

  • None

New Business:

  • Bill Hurston – New Membership application received for John Keith. The club voted John Keith into the club.
  • Jim Bubash – Made a motion to have the Christmas Party on December 19th or 12th. If a location cannot be found for the 19th the party will be held on the 12. The motion was approved by the club.

Correspondence and Announcements:

  • Tom Terrific – Bill Collier has donated extra magnets for club member’s badges for member’s who may have misplaced theirs.
  • Tom Terrific – The club has a video/audio cable which connects the projector or podium to the amplifier
  • Bill Collier – Jack is back at home if members want to pay him a visit.
  • Kathy Denton – Provided a tip for future Toastmasters. If no one responds to e-mails regarding their participation in that week’s meeting she suggested the Toastmaster try texting the scheduled participants. Everyone’s phone numbers are in Turbo Base.
  • Debbie Young – Bestowed the following awards on tonight’s attendees:
    • Jim Salih – Competent Communicator
    • Mary Kay – Confident Leadership
    • Tom Terrific – Level 1 Presentation Mastery in Pathways

Meeting Roles:


Toastmaster: Jim Bubash
Greeter:   Rob Van Winkle
Invocator / CLE: Brent Stewart
Grammarian: Mary K Spencer – Word of the evening “advert”.
Time Keeper: Anne Hartupee
Vote Counter: Donna Jordan
Ah Counter: George Kiser – 30 crutch words/phrases used during the meeting
Camera Operator: Debbie Young
Table Topics: Tom Terrific
Competent Leader Evaluator: Brent Stewart
General Evaluator: Jim Salih
Joke Master: Kathy Denton

Speakers and Evaluators:


  Speakers Evaluators
1 Jerry Paul Bill Collier
2 Bill Hurston John Fetter
3 Sandy Roll Sandy Dickson




Most Improved: Sandy Roll
Best Table Topics: Sandy Dickson
Best Evaluator: Bill Collier
Best Speaker: Bill Hurston

Meeting Rating:                9.3

Meeting Adjourned:      9:46 pm

Members Present:


Baker, Stephan  
Baldwin, Melissa  
Bettag, Jack  
Boyland, Tom  
Brandt, Howard  
Bubash, James  
Collier, Bill  
Denton, Kathy  
Dickson, Sandy  
Duncan, Stacy  
Fetter, John  
Gawlak, Phil  
Hartupee, Anne  
Hendrickson, Carl  
Hoffman, Casey  
Hurston Bill  
Jordan, Donna  
Kaiser Jr, Max  
Keith, John  
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  
Spencer, Mary K  
Stewart, Brent  
Terrific, Tom  
VanWinkle,  Rob  
Winheim, Steve  
Young, Debbie  


Attendance:  20/ 41 members present – 49% attendance

Visitors:   Ryan, Steven Trankler and Mike Hernandez

Submitted by Sandy Roll, Secretary

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