Meeting Minutes August 25, 2021

South County Toastmasters

Meeting Type/Theme: Theme: Shared Birthdays with Notable People

Meeting Location: Sunset Hills Community Center/Zoom

Call to Order: 6:00 PM

Presiding Officer: Patrick Hunt

Word of the Night: Auspicious

President Patrick Hunt asked if there were any corrections or additions that needed to be made to the meeting minutes of August 18, 2021, hearing none, the minutes stand as posted.

Officers Reports:

  • President Patrick Hunt: 
  • VPE Bill Collier: 
    • The September meeting schedules are sent out, please check them.
    • Bill is planning a Founders Day meeting to recognize our members for their accomplishments. He may cook hot dogs as part of the recognition. Bill expects to start these Founders Day recognition celebrations in September.
  • VPPR Liz DeCamp: 
    • Liz reported that she received reimbursement for the flowers for Loretta Brandt and thanks us for that. 
    • She is resigning her post as VPPR immediately because she is not receiving the information that she needs to perform her job effectively. Patrick and Liz will speak about the situation after the club meeting to try to help her do her job more effectively
  • VPM Sandy Roll: not present
  • Treasurer. Brent Stewart: $76.00 dues are due. Send dues ASAP to: Brent Stewart

5404 S. Lindbergh Blvd..St. Louis, MO  63123, check payable to South County Toastmasters

  • Secretary Jim Salih: none
  • Sgt-at-Arms JD Perper: none

Committee reports – none

Correspondence or Announcements – none

Unfinished business – none

New business – A motion was made by Jim Salih and seconded by Brent Stewart for the club to donate $50.00 in the name of John Cleary to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention as recommended by his family in John’s death notice. The vote passed unanimously. It is hoped that individual members can donate money to add to the club’s initial $50.00. Jim Salih will email donation information to club members ASAP. 

Business Meeting Adjourned 6:12 pm


Meeting Roles

ToastmasterJim Salih
Table Topics MasterBill Day
General EvaluatorVic Mattison
GrammarianCallie Koehr
TimerSusan McConnell
Speaker 1Liz DeCamp
Speaker 2Debbie Young
Speaker 3N.A.
Evaluator 1George Kiser
Evaluator 2Callie Koehr
Evaluator 3N.A.
Invocator & JokemasterBill Collier
Hot SeatBrent Stewart
Vote CounterSteve Winehim
“Ah Counter”JD Perper


Most Improved:Liz DeCamp
Best Table Topics:Vic Mattison
Best Evaluator:George Kiser
Best SpeakerDebbie Young

Ah Counter’s Report:  18

Grammarian’s Report: 6 uses of the word  

Meeting Rating: 9.85

Meeting Adjourned: 7:40 pm


  • Sunset: Vic Mattison, Brent Stewart, Liz DeCamp, Susan McConnell, Rob VanWinkle, Bill Collier, George Kiser, Bill Day, Debbie Young, Patrick Hunt, JD Perper, Jim Salih, Steve Winheim
  • Zoom: Sean Sheehan, Callie Koehr
  • Guests: Steve Bruchette (second visit)

Attendance Streaks for 2021 (with 4 or more):

24JD Perper
12Debbie Young
7Sean Sheehan
7Jim Salih
6Susan McConnell
6Steve Winheim
6Liz DeCamp
4Patrick Hunt

Submitted by Jim Salih, Secretary

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