Meeting Minutes 12-5-18

Meeting Minutes
South County Toastmasters (#1957)


Meeting Date:                   December 5, 2018

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 – No corrections to the meeting minutes from last week. Approved as submitted.

Committee Reports:

  • Anne Hartupee announced the nominations for officers:
    • President – Debbie Young
    • VPE – JD Perper
    • VPM – Anne Hartupee
    • VP PR – Susan McConnell
    • Secretary – Sandy Roll
    • Officer at large – Kathy Denton
    • Treasurer – Bill Hurston
  • We will announce again and vote next meeting (December 12)

Unfinished Business:

  • None

New Business:

  • Debbie Young makes a motion to cancel January 2 meeting
    • Howard second
    • Motion passed
  • Sarah Pitkin announces application for membership for Alex Wegmann
    • Alex Wegmann accepted into South County Toastmasters

Correspondence and Announcements:

  • Max Kaiser has been in the hospital and is asking for our thoughts and prayers – please keep him in mind
  • Officers executive board meeting next Wednesday, December 12
  • Adam Kutell reminds the group that there are several resources in our club with area officer experience if you’d like to learn more
  • Geoff King announced that the last time to become an area officer or director to meet DTM if you’re in the old path is coming up – please ask those who are involved in the area for more information
  • Bill Collier is still collecting toys for St. Louis Children’s hospital through December. You can bring new, unwrapped toys to the next meeting and / or our holiday party on December 19

Meeting Roles:


Toastmaster: George Kiser
Greeter:   Sean Sheehan
Invocator / CLE: Donna Jordan
Grammarian: Sarah Pitkin
Time Keeper: Debbie Young
Vote Counter: Jerry Paul
Ah Counter: John Keath
Camera Operator: Geoff King
Table Topics: Steve Winheim
Competent Leader Evaluator: Donna Jordan
General Evaluator: Rob Van Winkle
Joke Master: Casey Hoffmann


Speakers and Evaluators:

  Speakers Evaluators
1 Adam Kutell John Fetter
2 Kate Schafroth Sean Sheehan
3 Brent Stewart Bill Collier
4 Howard Brandt Anne Hartupee


Most Improved: Anne Hartupee
Best Table Topics: Geoff King
Best Evaluator: Bill Collier
Best Speaker: Kate Schafroth

Meeting Rating:                               9.7

Meeting Adjourned:      9:02 pm

Members Present:


Brandt, Howard  
Bubash, James  
Butler, Krista  
Collier, Bill  
Denton, Kathy  
Dickson, Sandy  
Fetter, John  
Hartupee, Anne  
Hendrickson, Carl  
Hoffman, Casey  
Hurston, Bill  
Jordan, Donna  
Kaiser Jr, Max  
Keath, 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, Robert  
Wegmann, Alex  
Winheim, Steve  
Xu, Sarah  
Young, Debbie  

Attendance:  21 / 38 members (including J.D. Perper) present – 55.3% attendance

Visitors:   Alex Wegmann, Samira Mujdzic, Eli Hoxha, Maria Yaksic, Andrew Maggio, Travis Ervin

Documented by Sarah Pitkin, acting Secretary, VP Membership

Submitted by Sandy Roll, Secretary

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