Meeting Minutes 10-24-18

Meeting Minutes
South County Toastmasters (#1957)

Meeting Date:                   October 24, 2018

Meeting Type/Theme:  Regular Meeting – Theme:    Halloween

Meeting Location:           Metropolitan Life Building

Called to Order:                                7:00 PM

Presiding Officer:             Debbie Young, Vice-President of Education (VPE)

Officer Reports:

  • VPE – Debbie Young – No corrections to the meeting minutes from last week. Approved as submitted.

Committee Reports:

  • None

Unfinished Business:

  • None

New Business:

  • Kathy Denton – Motion for reimbursement for a microphone cable/adapter for new conference room in the amount of $27.42. Seconded by Geoff King.  Approved reimbursement for $27.42
  • Jim Bubash – Motion to have SCTM’s Christmas party at Affton Community Center for 12/19/18 (W). Seconded by Geoff King.  Approved motion to hold SCTM Christmas party on 12/19/18.  A Separate motion will be performed in the near future to fund the cost of $180 for room rental.

Correspondence and Announcements:

  • Bill Collier – Jack Bettag is at a Rehabilitation Center to gather strength. He is not ready for visitors yet.
  • Jim Salih – Computer the club owns will not connect to overhead projector/devices in new conference room. Requested Executive Committee to look into how we need/want to proceed.
  • Kath Schafroth – announced that she is an Aunt for the 2nd time with a new Nephew added to her family. Congratulations to you and your family Kath!
  • Kathy Denton – Due to the new microphone cable/adapter she won’t need to bring the amplifier in the future – we will use the hardware built into the new conference room.

Meeting Roles:


Toastmaster: Bill Collier
Greeter:   Anne Hartupee
Invocator / CLE: Debbie Young
Grammarian: Debbie Young
Time Keeper: Rob Van Winkle, DTM
Vote Counter: Sue McConnell
Ah Counter: Kathy Denton
Camera Operator: Steve Winheim
Table Topics: John Fetter
Competent Leader Evaluator: Debbie Young
General Evaluator: George Kiser
Joke Master: Jim Bubash

Speakers and Evaluators:

  Speakers Evaluators
1 Kate Schafroth Rich Puskarich
2 Mary K. Spencer Jim Salih
3 Sarah Pitkin Sandy Dickson
4 Geoff King Bill Hurston


Most Improved: Mary K. Spencer
Best Table Topics: Rob Van Winkle
Best Evaluator: Sandy Dickson
Best Speaker: Sarah Pitkin

Meeting Rating:                8.7

Meeting Adjourned:      9:03 pm

Members Present:

Baker, Stephan  
Brandt, Howard  
Bubash, James  
Collier, Bill  
Denton, Kathy  
Dickson, Sandy  
Fetter, John  
Hartupee, Anne  
Hendrickson, Carl  
Hoffman, Casey  
Hurston, Bill  
Jordan, Donna  
Kaiser Jr, Max  
King, Geoff  
Keith, John  
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  
Spencer, Mary K  
Stewart, Brent  
Terrific, Tom  
VanWinkle, Robert  
Winheim, Steve  
Young, Debbie  

Attendance:  21/ 35 members present – 60% attendance

Visitors:   Krista Butler (2nd visit), Alex Wegman, Zach Smelzer (sp?), and Nick Spencer (Mary K’s son)

Notes taken by Rob Van Winkle, DTM, Officer at Large, and submitted by Sandy Roll.

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