Meeting Minutes – January 25, 2023

This week’s meeting was the Club level Speech Contests (Humorous and International). Since the club Secretary was not in attendance, the Agenda in past tense + attendance & contest winners for the evening will act as the minutes. If you have augmentations or revisions, please submit them to the club Secretary, Kathy Denton (kdentonh@ix.netcom.com). The club secretary thanks Susan McConnell for providing Attendance and Contest Winners information, and Jim Salih for providing the agenda.

South County Toastmasters

International and Humorous Speech Contests

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

6:00 PM OPEN MEETINGCharles Giamarino, Sergeant-At-Arms Called the meeting to order and asked that all silence electronic devices, Introduced President Debbie Young, and gave the Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance
6:05 PM BUSINESS MEETINGIntroduced guests, then asked for a motion to cancel the business meeting.
    6:15 PM CONTEST PROGRAM STARTSThe President Introduced Jim Salih, Contest Master
Announce Contestants for Humorous S.C.Jim Salih – Opening Remarks and Housekeeping
 Announced the Contestants of the Humorous S.C. in the order drawn.
Asks Timer for a minute of silence after each speech1. George Kiser 2. Bill Collier 3. Jim Bubash 4. Debbie Young 5. Liz DeCamp 6. Deborah Weniger
Introduction of Chief Judge Vic Mattison1. The Timer gave timing information read directly from the form. 2. Asked if the judges have been briefed
TimerJeff Hoehn – Main Timer
TimerAlan Kirby – Backup Timer
Vote CounterSamira Mujdzic
Vote CounterRob Van Winkle
The Chief Judge asked for judges to submit their votes via the online program to the Vote Counters.
Interviewed Contestants and handed out Certificates of Appreciation.
Break – 10 Minutes 
Reminded the audience to silence devices.                         Announced Contestants for International S.C.
Asks Timer for a minute of silence after each speech1. Debbie Young 2. Steve Burchett 3. Patrick Hunt
Introduction of Chief Judge Vic Mattison1. Timer gave timing information (read directly from form). 2. Asked if the judges have been briefed
Chief Judge asked for judges to submit their votes via the online program to the Vote Counters.
Interviewed Contestants and handed out Certificates of Appreciation
Handed out Certificates of Participation.
Announced the winners and awarded the certificates.  Announced that the trophies are at Sunset Hills.

Attendees (All on Zoom):

Brian Berman

Jim Bubash

Steve Burchett

Bill Collier

Jackie Compton

Liz DeCamp

Charles Giamarino

Jeff Hoehn

Patrick Hunt

Suzanne Janick

Alan Kirby

George Kiser

Victor Mattison

Susan McConnell

Samira Mudjzic

J.D. Perper

Jim Salih

Rob VanWinkle

Deborah Weniger

Steve Winheim

Debbie Young

Julie Zeitler

Visitors:  

Christian Horn

Liz Kilker

Contest winners:

Steve Burchett – International Speech Contest

Bill Collier – Humorous Speech Contest

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