Meeting Minutes – 2-27-19

Meeting Minutes
South County Toastmasters (#1957)

Meeting Date:                   2-27-19

Meeting Type/Theme:  Regular Meeting – Theme:    

Meeting Location:           Metropolitan Life Building

Called to Order:                                7:00 PM

Presiding Officer:             Debbie Young, President

Officer Reports:               

  • President –Debbie Young – No corrections to the meeting minutes from last week.  Approved as submitted.
  • President – Debbie Young  – The topic of joint meetings with other clubs was discussed at the last Executive Committee Meeting.  Debbie asked if there is any interest to operate or participate in joint club meetings with another chapter. Several members expressed interest in joint meetings so Debbie will put a committee together to look into it.

Committee Reports:

  • Sean Sheehan – Kate will be unable to participate in the next round of the International Contest. JD Perper, runner up in the Club’s International Contest, will step up and participate instead. Jim Bubash confirmed all the necessary paperwork has been completed for JD to participate.

Unfinished Business:     

  • None

New Business:

  • Jim Bubash – The next level of the International Contest is scheduled for March 9th at Grant View Library near Grant’s Farm. Volunteers  are needed

Correspondence and Announcements:

  • Kathy Denton – If anyone wants to document speeches they’ve completed outside the Club just send Kathy the title, date and venue. This ties in for those participating in the Speaker’s Bureau or if you simply just want to record the speeches you’ve given. (Kathy sent a link to Google Docs to the Club Members after the meeting –
  • Sandy Roll – An SD card was found in the camera. Unfortunately the card will not run in the camera so we are unable to identify who owns the card. If you are missing your card it is in the box with the Club’s SD cards.
  • Sandy Roll – Sandy will be unable to fill her speaker role on March 13th. (After the meeting, Donna Jordan agreed to assume Sandy’s speaker role on March 13th).
  • Sean Sheehan – Urged our guest, Abdul, to visit us again.

Meeting Roles:

Toastmaster: Bill Hurston
Greeter:   JD Perper
Invocator: Kathy Denton
Grammarian: George Kiser – Word of the evening
“contingent” as used 8 times.
Time Keeper: Sean Sheehan
Vote Counter: Casey Hoffman
Ah Counter:   Mike McCarty – Noted 12 crutch
words & phrases used.
Camera Operator:  Sandy Roll
Table Topics: Alan Kirby
Competent Leader Evaluator: J.D. Perper
General Evaluator: Kathy Denton
Joke Master: Howard Brandt

Speakers and Evaluators:

  Speakers Evaluators
1 Adam Kutell Carl Hendrickson
2 Victor Mattison Anne Hartupee
3 Donna Jordan Debbie Young
4 Jim Bubash Jim Salih


Most Improved: Donna Jordan
Best Table Topics: Debbie Young
Best Evaluator:  Debbie Young
Best Speaker: Victor Mattison

Meeting Rating:                 9.15

Meeting Adjourned:      8: 58 pm                              

Members Present:

Brandt, Howard  
Bubash, James  
Butler, Krista  
Collier, Bill  
Denton, Kathy  
Fetter, John  
Hartupee, Anne  
Hendrickson, Carl  
Hoffman, Casey  
Hoxha, Eli  
Hurston, Bill  
Jordan, Donna  
Kaiser Jr, Max  
Keath, John  
King, Geoff  
Kirby, Alan  
Kiser, George  
Kutell, Adam  
Mattison, Victor  
McCarty, Mike  
McConnell, Susan  
Mestdagh, Laurie  
Mudjzic, Samira  
Paul, Jerry  
Perper, JD  
Pitkin, Sarah  
Puskarich, Rich  
Roll, Sandy  
Salih, Jim  
Schafroth, Kate  
Sheehan, Sean  
Shields, Dick  
Smelcer, Zach  
Spencer, Mary K  
Stewart, Brent  
Terrific, Tom  
VanWinkle, Robert  
Wegmann, Alex  
Winheim, Steve  
Xu, Sarah  
Young, Debbie  

Attendance:  23/41 members present – 56% attendance  

Visitors:   Abdul

Submitted by Sandy Roll, Secretary

One thought on “Meeting Minutes – 2-27-19

  1. Sandy, Sean and I have switched days to replace u as secretary. I will cover March 6, he March 13. I needed to switch and he agreed. There is no need for you to get involved. Everything is finalized.

    Jim Salih 314-706-6434 cell 314-962-7504


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