Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) – September 30, 2020

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) – September 30, 2020
Meeting Date: September 30, 2020
Meeting Type/Theme: Special Meeting – 5th Meeting of the Month – Pathways Progress projects
Meeting Location: Hybrid Meeting – Some attending in person at the Sunset Hills Community Center, Some attending via Zoom
Called to Order: 6:00 PM
Presiding Officer: Jerry Paul
Submitted By: Kathy Denton, Secretary
Officers’ Reports: Officers:
  1. President – Jerry Paul –
    • Minutes of the September 23 meeting were sent out, hearing no change requests they were approved as sent and posted.
  2. VPE – Kat Higashino
    • Kat showed our progress toward the club President’s Distinguished award.  She indicated that, having achieved 4 of the 9 goals required, we are well on our way toward achieving the award this year, despite having reduced the number of speakers from 4 to 3 at each meeting.
    • Kat awarded Pathways certificates of completion to:
      • Patrick Hunt for completing Visionary Communication level 1
      • J. D. Perper for completing Innovating and Planning levels 1 & 2
      • Susan McConnell for completing Visionary Communications level 1
  3. VPM – Brent Stewart
  4. VP-PR – Partick Hunt
  5. Secretary – Kathy Denton
  6. Treasurer – Kim Bond
  7. Sergeant at Arms – Jim Salih
  8. Officer at Large – Susan McConnell
Committee Reports:
  1. Golf Outing Committee – Bill Collier reported that the golf outing will be held on October 10 in Fenton.  You do not have to be good or even a golfer to participate. Contact Bill Collier or George Kiser if you have questions.
  2. Jerry Paul reported that Tom Terrific will share the Face Book passwords with the Public Relations committee.  Patrick Hunt said he will contact Tom.
Unfinished Business: None New Business:
  1. Jerry Paul reported that planning is under way to celebrate South County Toastmasters’ 45 year milestone since the club was established.  More information will be forthcoming.  If you have ideas contact Jerry.
Correspondence and Announcements:
  1. The Toastmaster next week will be Sandy Roll.
  2. Debbie announced that only 11 clubs in our district got all 7 officers trained via TLI and South County is one of them.
  3. Jim Bubash announced that he is also a member of Jeffco Challengers and they are planning a virtual comedy night for October 29th.  Contact Jim Bubash for more information and to get the link to attend.
Meeting Roles:
Toastmaster: Katsuko Higashino
Table Topics: Keith Page
General Evaluator: Brent Stewart
Grammarian: Liz DeCamp
Time Keeper: Jerry Paul (in person), Callie Koehr (virtual)
Invocator: Keith Page
Ah Counter: Patrick Hunt – 45 uses of crutch words
Joke Master: Susan McConnell
Vote Counter: Prathyush Viasaroopan (PV)
Camera Operator:
Word of the Day:    Purview, used 4 times Speakers and Evaluators:
Speakers Evaluators
1 Debbie Young Susan McConnell
2 Kathy Denton Bill Collier
3 J. D. Perper Sandy Roll
Best Table Topics: Callie Koehr
Best Evaluator: Bill Collier
Best Speaker: Debbie Young
Most Improved: Sandy Roll
Meeting Rating:     9.6 Meeting Adjourned:                  7:55 PM Visitors: None Member Attendance (V – Virtual, P – in Person):
Bubash, Jim – P
Collier, Bill – P
DeCamp, Liz – V
Denton, Kathy – V
Higashino, Kat – P
Hunt, Patrick – P
Koehr, Callie – V
McConnell, Susan – P
Page, Keith – P
Paul, Jerry – P
Perper, J. D. – P
Roll, Sandy – V
Salih, Jim – V
Sheehan, Sean – V
Stewart, Brent – P
Viasaroopan, Prathyush (PV) – V
VanWinkle, Rob – P
Wong, Elisa – V
Young, Debbie – P
Secretary’s Attendance Information: General Attendance:  This week – 19 Members – 59.37 %

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