Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) – September 2, 2020

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) – September 2, 2020

Meeting Date:September 2, 2020
Meeting Type/Theme:Regular Meeting – Theme: Let’s celebrate the month of September
Meeting Location:Hybrid Meeting – Some attending in person at the Sunset Hills Community Center, Some attending via Zoom
Called to Order:6:05 PM
Presiding Officer:Brent Stewart (VPM) filling in for Jerry Paul (President)
Submitted By:Kathy Denton, Secretary

Officers’ Reports:


  1. Acting President – Brent Stewart filling in for Jerry Paul –
    • Minutes of the August 26 meeting were sent out, hearing no change requests they were approved as sent and posted.
  2. VPE – Kat Higashino – Kat wasn’t present so Kathy Denton spoke on Kat’s behalf:
    • The 5th week of September will be a meeting to allow members to progress in Pathways.  Kat needs more helpers and for members to bring guests.  Contact Kat if you would like to volunteer.
  3. VPM – Brent Stewart
  4. VP-PR – Partick Hunt
  5. Secretary – Kathy Denton
  6. Treasurer – Kim Bond
    • Dues of $76 are due by September 15th.  Either bring your payment to a meeting in person and give it to Jerry Paul, or mail it to the address Kim Bond sent us in an email. Contact Kim Bond with any questions.
  7. Sergeant at Arms – Jim Salih
  8. Officer at Large – Susan McConnell

Committee Reports:

  1. Golf Outing Committee – George Kiser informed us the Golf outing will be held October 10th, 2020 at the Riverside Course in Fenton, Missouri.  Arrive by 8 am, T time is 8:30 am. Contact George Kiser or Bill Collier with questions or to let them know if you plan to come and how many guests you will bring.

Unfinished Business: None

New Business: None


  1. The Toastmaster next week will be Victor Mattison.
  2. Debbie asked people to not move the equipment in the room.

Meeting Roles:

Toastmaster:Jim Salih
Table Topics:J. D. Perper
General Evaluator:Brent Stewart
Grammarian:Susan McConnell
Time Keeper:Steve Winheim – In Person
Invocator:Prathyush Viasaroopan (PV)
Ah Counter:Victor Mattison – 18 uses of crutch words
Joke Master:Kim Bond
Vote Counter:Rob VanWinkle – in Person, Kathy Denton – Virtual
Camera Operator:

Word of the Day:    Cornucopia used 5 times

Speakers and Evaluators:

1Keith PageKathy Denton
2George Kiser & Victor MattisonGeorge Kiser & Victor Mattison
3Prathyush Viasaroopan (PV)Debbie Young


 Best Table Topics: Victor Mattison
 Best Evaluator: Debbie Young
 Best Speaker: Keith Page
 Most Improved: Prathyush Viasaroopan (PV)

Meeting Rating:     8.9

Meeting Adjourned:                  7:45  PM

Visitors: Tim Davis (P), Deanna Huston Carpenter (V), Callie Koehr (V), Elisa Wong (V)
Member Attendance (V – Virtual, P – in Person):

Bond, Kim – V
Brandt, Howard – P
Denton, Kathy – V
Kiser, George – P
Mattison, Vic – P
McConnell, Susan – P
Page, Keith – P
Perper, J. D. – P
Salih, Jim – V
Stewart, Brent – P
Viasaroopan, Prathyush (PV) – V
VanWinkle, Rob – P
Winheim, Steve – P
Young, Debbie – P

Secretary’s Attendance Information:General Attendance:  This week – 14 Members – 48.27 %

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