Meeting Minutes – South County Toastmasters – June 9, 2021

Meeting Minutes

South County Toastmasters (#1957)

Meeting Date:June 9, 2021
Meeting Type/Theme:Day Trips Out of St.Louis
Meeting Location:Sunset Hills Community Center / Zoom
Called to Order:6:00 PM
Presiding Officer: George Kiser

Officers’ Reports:        

 President: George Kiser

  • George asked if there were any changes to the minutes and hearing none, the minutes from 5/26/21 and 6/2/21 were approved as posted.

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:

  • Bill Collier
    • The technology committee wants to scan and store any paper document that is of historical importance. The technology committee will organize these documents into an electronic file. 
    • Bill states, “We are creating an online depository.”
    • Members who have anything significant, should let the technology committee know.
    • We are also inventorying all hardware such as computers, the OWL, and timing light. The technology committee would like to record these items on a list so we know where they are. Additionally, a list will enable items to be reserved.
    • Kathy Denton notes there may be power point presentations on the “old computer.”
    • Jim Salih says he changed hard drives on the computer so he may have wiped them.
  • Sean Sheehan 
    • “We joined the Southwest Area Chamber of Commerce a little over a year ago as a way to market our club.”
    • The Southwest Area Chamber of Commerce has networking events. These networking events give you the opportunity to connect with SCTM and yourself or your own business.
    • Chamber Luncheon 
      • June 15 
      • 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM (lunch begins at noon)
      • Thomas Jefferson School
      • 4100 Lindbergh Blvd.
      • St. Louis, MO  63127
      • Fees/Admission: $20
      • Register here.
    • Chamber Women’s Group
      • June 23
      • 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
      • Sunset Hills Community Center
      • 3915 S. Lindbergh Blvd
      • Sunset Hills, MO  63127
      • Register here.
      • Reach out to Sean Sheehan if you have any questions. Sean encourages anyone who can go, to show a presence for our club.

New Business

  • None

Unfinished Business:

  • None


  • Pre LI (Learning Institute) – attend to learn about being a club officer.
  • June 15, 2021
  • 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (doors open at 6:30 PM) 
  • Members who are going to be an officer next term, will have the opportunity to attend. Members can ask any questions they may have to current or former club officers.
  • Please let Patrick know if you’re interested in participating, or being a speaker.
  • Patrick will send out an email regarding the Pre LI.

Meeting Roles: 

Toastmaster:Jim Salih
Greeter:Bill Collier
Invocator / CLE:Vic Mattison
Grammarian:Liz DeCamp -word of the evening: Resbite, used 6 times
Time Keeper:Vic Mattison
Vote Counter:Sean Sheehan
Ah Counter:Callie Koehr – counted 18 crutch words
Camera Operator:  George Kiser
Table Topics:Debbie Young
 General Evaluator:  Bill Collier
Joke Master: Liz DeCamp
Hot SeatJames Bubash

Speakers and Evaluators:

1George KiserSean Sheehan 
2JD PerperSandy Roll
3Patrick HuntKeith Page


Most Improved:John Cleary
Best Table Topics:Susan McConnell
Best Evaluator:John Cleary
Best SpeakerGeorge Kiser

Meeting Rating:                      9.9                                                                                           

Meeting Adjourned:            7:52 PM

Attendance:  61%

@Zoom: Liz D, Sean S, Elisa W, Kathy D, Sandy Roll, Nancy Alba

@Sunset: Jim S, Bill C, JD Perper, John Cleary, Debbie Young, Patrick Hunt, Keith Page, George Kiser, Vic Mattison, Callie Koehr

Guests, Sue and Ashley

Submitted by Callie Koehr, Secretary

Attendance Streaks for 2021 (with 3 or more):

13Liz DeCamp
13George Kiser
13Susan McConnell
13JD Perper
13Jim Salih
6Vic Mattison
5Bill Collier
4Kathy Denton
4Elisa Wong
3Patrick Hunt

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