Meeting Minutes 4-17-19

Meeting Minutes
South County Toastmasters (#1957)

Meeting Date:                   04/17/2019

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 – Reached out to Metlife about accessing WIFI for our upcoming Pathways training.  They will not provide access to WIFI.
  • VP Membership – Anne Hartupee – We now have name tags in stock.  Please let Anne know if you need a name tag.

Committee Reports:

  • Kathy Denton announced the club picnic will be held May 5th.  She passed around a sign-up sheet.

Unfinished Business:     

  • None

New Business:

  • None

Correspondence and Announcements:

  • Jim Bubash announced the District Conference May 3rd & 4th; Debbie said members can sign up for a portion, you don’t have to attend the entire conference.  Geoff King – Sign up by April 19th to go to the entire conference; Jim Bubash – two members from South County will be presenting a breakout session
  • Jim Bubash and his wife are sponsoring the Javier Mendoza concert to benefit the Endangered Wolf Center on Saturday evening May 4th, 2019 at the Endangered Wolf Center, gates open at 6:00 PM
  • Sean Sheehan said that Jeffrey with building security had a schedule change but that he misses us

Meeting Roles:

Toastmaster: Geoff King
Invocator/CLE: JD Perper
Grammarian: Debbie Young – Extrapolate – 4 uses
Time Keeper: Michael McCarty
Vote Counter: Sarah Xu
  Ah Counter: Eli Hoxa
Camera Operator: Jim Salih
Table Topics: Sean Sheehan
General Evaluator: Anne Hartupee
Joke Master: Howard Brandt

Speakers and Evaluators:

  Speakers Evaluators
1 Jim Bubash – Graduating Class of 2020 Susan
2 Krista Butler – If You Were Attacked
Today, Would You Survive?
Jerry Paul
3 George Kiser – What is It? (Alzheimer’s Disease) JD Perper
4 Victor Mattison – Impromptu
Carl Hendrickson


Most Improved: Krista Butler
Best Table Topics: Rob VanWinkle
Best Evaluator:  Jerry Paul
Best Speaker: Krista Butler

Members Present:

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

Meeting Rating:                9.5

Meeting Adjourned:      8:55 pm

Attendance:  21/ 36 members in attendance.  – 58% attendance

Visitors:   Paul Simms, Kyle Mack

Minutes documented by Kathy Denton and submitted by Sandy Roll, Secretary

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