Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) – April 29, 2020

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957)  

Meeting Date: April 29, 2020
Meeting Type/Theme: Regular Meeting – Theme:  Benefits of Toastmasters
Meeting Location: Remote Video Meeting 
Called to Order: 7:00 PM
Presiding Officer:  JD Perper, President
Submitted By: Victor Mattison, Secretary

Officers’ Reports:   None

Committee Reports:

Victor Mattison shared an overview of the changes that Jim Salih, Kathy Denton and he are proposing to be made to the club’s constitution and bylaws.  A copy of the proposed changes will be sent to all members and we’ll vote on the changes next week.

Unfinished Business:  None

New Business:  None

Announcements:  None

Meeting Roles:

Toastmaster: Kat Higashino
Table Topics: Kat Higashino
Grammarian: Kim Bond 
Time Keeper: Bob Mahaceck
Invocator / CLE: Rob Van Winkle
Joke Master:  Several
Vote Counter: Susan McConnell

Word of the Day:  Myriad, used 3 times

As this was the fifth Wednesday of the month we did a unique meeting which included two rounds of table topics, two rounds of Toatmasters-themed quizzes and a bracket-styled joke contest between 8 members.  Each of the three sections will have a winner.


  • Table Topics Contest #1: Brent Stewart
  • Table Topics Contest #2:  Kim Bond
  • Toastmasters Content #1:  Jim Salih
  • Toastmasters Contest #2:  Nancy Whately-Blaine
  • Joke Contest: Debbie Young

Speakers and Evaluators:

Meeting Rating:                      Great Remote Meeting                                                                       

Meeting Adjourned:                  8:47 PM


Nancy Whatley-Blaine, President of Moneta Voices, a corporate club in Clayton


Bond, Kim
Bubash, James
Haar, Jackie
Higashino, Katsuko
Mahaceh, Bob
Mattison, Victor
McConnell, Susan
Perper, James
Roll, Sandy
Salih, James
Stewart, Brent
Van Winkle, Rob
Young, Debbie

Secretary’s Attendance Information:

General Attendance:   This week – 35%




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