Meeting Minutes – January 11, 2023

South County Toastmasters Club 1957

Meeting Type/Theme: 

Meeting Location:  Sunset Hills Community Center and Zoom

Call to Order: 6:01 PM

Presiding Officer: Debbie Young

President Debbie Young asked if there were any corrections or additions to be made to the minutes from the January 4, 2023, meeting.  The minutes were approved as posted.

Officer Reports:

President: Debbie Young. 

  1. George Kiser has offered to audit the South County Toastmasters’ bank account. Thank you George.

VPE: Adam Fox.  Adam presented education awards to:

  • Adam announced that Bill Collier completed level 2 of the Pathways Coaching path.

Congratulations .Bill!

VPM: Susan McConnell. No report

VPPR: Patrick Hunt. No Report

Treasurer:  Jim Salih no Treasurer report.

Sergeant-at-Arms:  Charles Giamarino.  No report.


Speech Contest

Jim Salih, the Contest Master for the upcoming Club International Speech and Humorous Speech Contests (to be held on January 25, 2023 on zoom only) reported that the contestants need to fill out 3 forms. If you are a contestant and have not done so, please contact Jim Salih to get the forms.

Public Relations and Membership Committee

Susan McConnell announced that the Public Relations and Membership Committee will hold a zoom call the evening of January 12th. This committee will work on ways to let people know about SCTM. Anyone interested in participating in the committee is welcome. Contact Susan to volunteer.

Unfinished Business:  None

New Businesss:


Correspondence and Announcements: 

Susan McConnell informed us she saw Erin Gissel, a past SCTM member. Erin and Adam Kutell (also a past SCTM member) are doing great.

Business Meeting Adjourned 6:12 pm


ToastmasterJ.D. Perper
Table Topics MasterVictor Mattison
General EvaluatorCharles Giamarino
GrammarianSamira Mujdzic
TimerJackie Compton
Speaker 1Kathy Denton
Speaker 2Brian Berman
Speaker 3Julie Zeitler
Evaluator 1Adam Fox
Evaluator 2Susan McConnell
Evaluator 3George Kiser
Invocator/JokemasterSuzanne Janick
Vote CounterJeff Hoehn
AH CounterDebra Weniger


Best Table Topics Debbie Young
Best Evaluator George Kiser
Best Speaker Julie Zeitler
Most Improved Brian Berman

Word of the Day:   Agog, used 15 times

Ah Counter Report:  Everyone did fine                                   

Meeting Adjourned: 8:00 pm


  • Sunset Hills Community Center:  Steve Burchette; Jackie Compton; Kathy Denton; Adam Fox; Charles Giamarino; Jeff Hoehn; Suzanne Janick; George Kiser; Susan McConnell; Samira Mujdzic; J.D. Perper; Jim Salih; Brent Stewart; Rob Van Winkle; Deborah Weniger; Debbie Young, Julie Zeitler
  • Zoom: Brian Berman; Victor Mattison;
  • Visitors:  None

Total Member Attendance 19 out of 32

StreakAttendance (5 or more in a row):
71Debbie Young
7Charles Giamarino
8Jim Salih
8Brent Stewart

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