Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – March 3, 2021

Meeting Minutes

South County Toastmasters (#1957)

Meeting Date:March 3, 2021
Meeting Type/Theme:Your Favorite Dessert
Meeting Location:Zoom
Called to Order:6:00 PM
Presiding Officer: Kim Bond

Officers’ Reports:        

President: George Kiser

  • George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes of last week’s meeting were approved as posted.

VPE: Patrick Hunt 

Treasurer: Prathyush Viswaroopan

  • PV sent out an email on February, 11th regarding Membership Renewals. 
  • Please send a check to PV’s address (noted in the email) by March 15th.
  • Make your check out to “South County Toastmasters.”

VPM: Kim Bond

VPPR: Sandy Roll

Secretary: Callie Koehr

Sergeant at Arms: Keith Page

Officer at Large: Jerry Paul

Committee Reports:

  • Sean Sheehan
    • Sean announces, “I have a report from the public relations committee.” There is a Southwest Area Chamber of Commerce opportunity – a Meet & Greet. At the Meet & Greet you can spread the word of our organization to the community. You can find more information about the Meet & Greet by clicking here.
  • Southwest Area Chamber of Commerce Women’s Group Meeting: 
    • March 24, 2021 
    • 11:30AM-1:00PM
    • America’s Incredible Pizza (in person) – 5254 Lindbergh Blvd.
      • Fees and admissions (you pay yourself)
      • You can find more information about the Women’s Group Meeting by clicking here.
  • Sean believes others in the area can learn about SCTM when we associate with the Chamber of Commerce.  
  • If you have any questions you can check the website here, or you can email Sean with any questions. 
  • We have a club membership with the Chamber of Commerce, therefore any member is welcome.

New Business

  • Kat Higashino has resigned as President. Jim Salih made a motion to nominate George Kiser as President until the end of term in June.
  • The motion was seconded and voted on unanimously by the membership.
  • Kim Bond announced, “The motion is carried we will have George Kiser as our president from now until the end of term (June.)”
  • Kat is officially discharged from her further duties and responsibilities as the President of SCTM. 
  • George Kiser is installed as our new club president.

Unfinished Business:

  • None


  • Bill  Collier:
    • Bill announced Howard is still sick. Bill is going up to follow up with Howard to make sure he is doing okay and offered for anyone else to do the same. Please express your best wishes for him and encourage him to come back for the meeting. 

Meeting Roles:

Toastmaster:Jim Salih
Greeter:Debbie Young
Invocator / CLE:George Kiser
Grammarian:Bill Collier   “exorbitant”  
Time Keeper:Jeff Hoehn 
Vote Counter:Callie Koehr
Ah Counter:  Elisa Wong
Camera Operator:  George Kiser
Table Topics:Vic Mattison
General Evaluator: Kim Bond
Joke Master: Jeff Hoehn
Hot SeatDebbie Young

Speakers and Evaluators:

1JD PerperJohn Cleary
2Liz DeCampSusan McConnell
3Kathy DentonBill Collier


Most Improved:John Cleary
Best Table Topics:Debbie Young
Best Evaluator:Bill Collier
Best SpeakerJD Perper

Meeting Rating:                      10                                                                                           

Meeting Adjourned:            7:59 PM

Attendance: 50% 

@Zoom: Jim Salih, Callie Koehr, Sean Sheehan, Jeff Hoehn, Kathy Denton, Liz DeCamp, Sandy Roll, Kim Bond, Elisa Wong, and guest, Chris Scott

@Sunset: JD Perper, George Kiser, John Cleary, Debbie Young, Little Howard, Bill Collier, Vic Mattison

Submitted by Callie Koehr, Secretary

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