Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – February 10, 2021

Meeting Minutes

South County Toastmasters (#1957)

Meeting Date:February 10, 2021
Meeting Type/Theme:Valentine’s Day
Meeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / Zoom
Called to Order:6:00 PM
Presiding Officer: Kat Higashino

Officers’ Reports:        

President: Kat Higashino 

  • Kat asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted.
  • Kat inducts new member – John Cleary
  • Kat announces two acknowledgements:
    • “Patrick did an outstanding job as Contest Master at the Area 4 Speech Contest last Saturday, and Jim Salih, and George Kiser represented our club.
    • “Congratulations to Jim Salih for placing 2nd in both the International Speech and the Table Topics Contest!”

VPE: Patrick Hunt 

Treasurer: Prathyush Viswaroopan

VPM: Kim Bond

VPPR: Sandy Roll

Secretary: Callie Koehr

Sergeant at Arms: Keith Page

Officer at Large: Jerry Paul

Committee Reports:

  • None

New Business

  • None

Unfinished Business:     

  • None 


Patrick Hunt:

  • Thursday, March 4, 2021 – Area Joint Meeting 

Kat Higashino

  • Membership dues must be paid by March 15.
  • Please send your check to PV. 
  • PV will circulate email to the members.
  • If you would like to bring your checks in person, Kat would be happy to collect those as well. 

Meeting Roles:

Toastmaster:Jim Salih
Greeter:Susan McConnell
Invocator / CLE:JD Perper
Grammarian:Kat Higashino   “Gifted”  -Used 8 times 
Time Keeper:Elisa Wong
Vote Counter:Tom Terrific
Ah Counter:  Bill Collier    -Counted 30 crutch words
Camera Operator:  Susan McConnell
Table Topics:Callie Koehr
General Evaluator: Victor Mattison
Joke Master: George Kiser
Hot SeatLiz DeCamp

Speakers and Evaluators:

1Debbie YoungKeith Page
2Patrick HuntKim Bond
3Liz DeCampSean Sheehan


Most Improved:Keith Page
Best Table Topics:George Kiser
Best Evaluator:Sean Sheehan
Best SpeakerLiz DeCamp

Meeting Rating:                      9.8                                                                                           

Meeting Adjourned:            7:59 PM

Attendance: 63% 

@Sunset: Katsuko Higashino, Debbie Young, John Cleary, Jim Bubash, Keith Page 

@Zoom: Jim Salih, Callie Koehr, JD Perper, Tom Terrific, Bill Collier, Susan McConnell, Sean Sheehan, Kim Bond, Elisa Wong, Liz De Camp, Nancy Alba, Rob VanWinkle, George Kiser, Vic Mattison, Patrick Hunt

Submitted by Callie Koehr, Secretary

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