Meeting Minutes 3-13-19

Meeting Minutes
South County Toastmasters (#1957)

Meeting Date:                   March 13, 2019

Meeting Type/Theme:  Regular Meeting – Theme:   No 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.
  • Tom Terrific – Treasurer’s Report – Tom Terrific and Victor Mattison audited the Club’s accounting books.  No discrepancies were observed.  We will get our club’s debit card soon.

Committee Reports:

  • None

Unfinished Business:     

  • None

New Business:

  • Kathy Denton – Proposes a rule change – Should speech times match what is used for contests?  Contests allow only 30 seconds over requested time before disqualification.  Current club rules allow 1 minute over requested time before disqualification.  In contests, when light turns red, speaker only has 30 seconds left.  Tom Terrific seconds the motion.  Discussion was held.  Motion carried.
  • Abdul Aden joined the club.  He was a guest a couple weeks ago and was a Club member a couple years ago.

Correspondence and Announcements:

  • Jerry Paul is hosting the Toastmasters Area 17 International Speech and Evaluation Contest tomorrow, March 14th, at Grant Glaize Library located at 1010 Meramec Station Road, Manchester, Mo. 63021.  Briefings begin at 6:30 pm and the contest begins at 7:00 pm.

Meeting Roles:

Toastmaster: Geoff King
Greeter:   Sarah Xu
Invocator / CLE: Kathy Denton
Grammarian: Sean Sheehan
Time Keeper: Alex Wegman
Vote Counter: Eli Hoxha
Ah Counter:   Casey Hoffman
Camera Operator:  Krista Butler
Table Topics: Bill Collier
Competent Leader Evaluator: Kathy Denton
General Evaluator: Alan Kirby
Joke Master: JD Perper

Speakers and Evaluators:

  Speakers Evaluators
1 Victor Mattison Anne Hartupee
2 Rob Van Winkle JD Perper
3 Zach Smelcer George Kiser
4 Donna Jordan Sarah Pitkin


Most Improved: Zach Smelcer
Best Table Topics: Bill Hurston
Best Evaluator:  George Kiser
Best Speaker: Victor Mattison

Meeting Rating:                10.0

Meeting Adjourned:      9:00 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:  22/ 41 members present – 53.65% attendance  

Visitors:   Jackie Hart

Submitted by Sandy Roll, Secretary, Transcribed by Sean Sheehan

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