Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters (#1957) October 14, 2020

Meeting Minutes South County Toastmasters (#1957) – October 14, 2020
Meeting Date: October 14, 2020
Meeting Type/Theme: Regular Meeting – Theme Cycle
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 October 7 meeting were sent out, hearing no change requests they were approved as sent and posted.
  2. VPE – Kat Higashino
  3. VPM – Brent Stewart
    • Brent introduced a new incoming member, Jeff Hoehn.  The club voted him in as a new member.  His mentor will be Jim Salih.  Please welcome Jeff.
  4. VP-PR – Partick Hunt – As Area Director, Patrick is hoping to set up an interclub meeting for the clubs in our area that meets every other month starting in December or January.  He will share more information after he meets with more clubs and works out the details.
  5. Secretary – Kathy Denton
  6. Treasurer – Kim Bond
  7. Sergeant at Arms – Jim Salih
  8. Officer at Large – Susan McConnell
Committee Reports:  Bill Collier reported that 10 people participated in the golf outing this past Saturday and he thanked George for helping to plan it. Unfinished Business: Jerry Paul is planning a 45 year anniversary party for the club.  He is hoping to hold it on 10/21st if Howard can make it.  Howard will speak about the club history.  Jerry is also still accepting short videos to put together into a video for the 45 year anniversary.  Send your videos to Jerry. New Business:
  1. Jerry Paul announced that it is time to form the Nominating committee that selects officer nominations for the next term.  The committee is made up of 3 people, one of whom must be a past President.  Contact Jerry to volunteer to be on the committee and also if you would like to hold an officer’s office for next term.
Correspondence and Announcements:
  1. The Toastmaster next week will be Prathyush Viasaroopan (PV).
  2. Jim Salih announced that Max Kiser will send information on the Webster University speech and debate contest which is seeking Judges.  In years past SCTM members have volunteered to assist as judges.  Contact Jim Salih to volunteer.
  3. Jim Bubash reminded us that Jeffco Challengers will hold their comedy night on 10/29th.  Contact Jim Bubash to participate or get the link to observe.
Meeting Roles:
Toastmaster: Patrick Hunt
Table Topics: Keith Page
General Evaluator: Kim Bond
Grammarian: Jim Salih
Time Keeper: Elisa Wong
Invocator: Kathy Denton
Ah Counter: Callie Koehr – 70 uses of crutch words
Joke Master: J. D. Perper
Vote Counter: Bill Collier (in person)
Camera Operator: Jim Salih
Word of the Day:    Cycle, used 15 times Speakers and Evaluators:
Speakers Evaluators
1 J. D. Perper Brent Stewart
2 Sandy Roll Susan McConnell
3 Prathyush Viasaroopan (PV) Kat Higashino
Best Table Topics: Liz DeCamp
Best Evaluator: Brent Stewart
Best Speaker: Sandy Roll
Most Improved: Prathyush Viasaroopan (PV)
Meeting Rating:     10 Meeting Adjourned:                  8:00 PM Visitors: Jeff Hoehn (P) Joined tonight, Nancy Alba (V) Member Attendance (V – Virtual, P – in Person):
Bond, Kim – V
Bubash, Jim – P
Collier, Bill – P
Davis, Tim – P
DeCamp, Liz – V
Denton, Kathy – V
Higashino, Kat – V
Jeff Hoehn – P
Hunt, Patrick – P
Koehr, Callie – V
Mattison, Vic – P
McConnell, Susan – P
Page, Keith – P
Paul, Jerry – P
Perper, J. D. – P
Roll, Sandy – V
Salih, Jim – 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 – 22 of 31 Members – 70.96 %

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