Meeting Minutes August 11, 2021

South County Toastmasters

Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Olympic Sized Dreams 

Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom

Call to Order: 6:00 PM

Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt

Word of the Night: Ambition

President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions that needed to be made to the meeting minutes of August 4, 2021, hearing none, the minutes stand as posted.

Officers Reports:

  • President Patrick Hunt: none
  • VPE Bill Collier: not present
  • VPPR Liz DeCamp: 
    • Liz offered to buy the flowers for Loretta Brandt with her husband’s Schnucks discount. The members authorized this 
    • Liz is investigating advertisements in the Riverfront Times. This will be discussed at an Executive Board meeting before taking a membership vote.
    • She would also like to create an advertisement poster board for posting outside our meeting door to let Sunset Hills patrons know that we meet there. This will be discussed at an Executive Board meeting before taking a membership vote.
  • VPM Sandy Roll: not present
  • Treasurer. Brent Stewart: none
  • Secretary Jim Salih: none
  • Sgt-at-Arms JD Perper: none

Committee reports – none

Correspondence or Announcements – Callie Koehr announced that she accepted a full-time Kindergarten teaching position starting this school year. Jim Salih announced that Jeff Hoehn gave a 70 minute speech on nutrition before an outside audience. Kathy Denton announced that she received a much coveted award in her professional field and she thanked SCTM for their support especially the three members who wrote letters of reference for her to be enrolled in security school. 

Unfinished business – A motion was made by Jim Salih, seconded by Debbie Young and voted in the affirmative by the membership for the club to transfer our proxy votes to the District Director for he/she to cast at the Toastmaster International Convention.

New business – A motion was made by Brent Stewart, seconded by Rob VanWinkle to spend up to $100.00 for funeral flowers for Loretta Brandt. After a long discussion it was decided that the maximum spent should be $65.00 by the club, but individual members may add to that at their personal discretion. 

Business Meeting Adjourned 6:13 pm


Meeting Roles:

ToastmasterKathy Denton
Table Topics MasterGeorge Kiser
General EvaluatorJim Salih
GrammarianSean Sheehan
TimerBrent Stewart
Speaker 1Patrick Hunt
Speaker 2Tom Terrific
Speaker 3N.A.
Evaluator 1Liz DeCamp
Evaluator 2Debbie Young
Evaluator 3N.A.
Invocator & JokemasterBill Day
Hot SeatJD Perper
Vote CounterSusan McConnell
“Ah Counter”Callie Koehr


Most Improved:Patrick Hunt
Best Table Topics:John Cleary
Best Evaluator:Debbie Young
Best SpeakerPatrick Hunt

Ah Counter’s Report:  8

Grammarian’s Report:  uses of the word “11” 

Meeting Rating: 9.8

Meeting Adjourned: 7:45 pm


  • Sunset: Patrick Hunt, Kathy Denton, Susan McConnell, Brent Stewart, Steve Winheim, George Kiser, John Cleary, Jim Salih, Bill Day, Rob VanWinkle, Debbie Young, JD Perper, Callie Koehr
  • Zoom: Sean Sheehan, Liz DeCamp, Tom Terrific, Nancy Alba
  • Guests: None

Attendance Streaks for 2021 (with 4 or more):

22JD Perper
10Debbie Young
5Sean Sheehan
5Jim Salih
Susan McConnell
4Steve Winheim
4Liz DeCamp

Submitted by Jim Salih, Secretary

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