Meeting Minutes – February 8, 2023

South County Toastmasters Club 1957

Meeting Type/Theme: 

Meeting Location:  Sunset Hills Community Center and Zoom

Call to Order: 6:00 PM

Presiding Officer: Debbie Young

President Debbie Young asked if there were any corrections or additions to be made to the minutes from the February 1, 2023, meeting.  Debbie had sent some edits that Kathy applied. The minutes were approved as updated.

Officer Reports:

President: Debbie Young

  1. The Community Center is extending their hours to 9 pm. Debbie sent out a survey. Next week we will vote on if we want to keep our meeting time at 6 – 8 pm, or move it to 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Survey responses were emailed today around 4 pm. Look over the responses and next week we will discuss and vote.

VPE: Adam Fox.  No Report

VPM: Susan McConnell. No Report

VPPR: Patrick Hunt. No Report

Treasurer:  Jim Salih:

  • Dues are due before April 1, 2023, and by March 25th if possible. You can pay with cash, check or Venmo. The amount is $76. The fee covers from April 1 to the end of September.
  • The club is seeking mentors. Mentors assist new members but you will also get assistance from other members. Contact Jim if you would like to be added to the Mentors list.

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

Committees: No Reports

Unfinished Business:  None

New Businesss: Herb Dillaflores was inducted into the club as a new member. Please welcome and assist Herb.

Correspondence and Announcements: 

Our Area contest will be held on Saturday February 11th. It opens at 8:30. Check the link to register to attend.

Business Meeting Adjourned 6:11 pm


ToastmasterVictor Mattison
Table Topics MasterJeff Hoehn
General EvaluatorSteve Burchett – Meeting Rating 9.6
GrammarianDeborah Weniger
TimerSamira Mujdzic
Speaker 1Susan Janick
Speaker 2Jackie Compton
Speaker 3Debbie Young
Evaluator 1Brian Berman
Evaluator 2J. D. Perper
Evaluator 3Sandy Roll
Invocator/JokemasterVictor Mattison / Susan McConnell
Vote CounterAdam Fox
AH CounterJulie Zeitler


Best Table Topics Herb Dillaflores
Best Evaluator Sandy Roll
Best Speaker Jackie Compton
Most Improved Jackie Compton

Word of the Day:    Pivot used 14 times

Ah Counter Report:  3 crutch words were heard by the Ah Counter                                   

Meeting Adjourned: 8:00 pm


Sunset Hills Community Center: Steve Burchett; Jackie Compton; Herb Dillaflores (joined tonight), Adam Fox; Suzanne Janick; Victor Mattison; Susan McConnell; Samira Mujdzic; J.D. Perper; Deborah Weniger; Debbie Young; Julie Zeitler

  • Zoom: Brian Berman; Kathy Denton; Jeff Hoehn, Sandy Roll, Jim Salih
  • Visitors:  Vicki Collet, , Elizabeth (Liz) KilKer

Total Member Attendance 17 out of 33

StreakAttendance (5 or more in a row):
74Debbie Young
11Jim Salih
7Jackie Compton
7Susan McConnell
7J.D. Perper
7Deborah Weniger
6Brian Berman
6Steve Burchett
6Julie Zeitler

If you have a streak count to add or that differs from one posted, contact the secretary to update the list.

Next week’s Toastmaster is J. D. Perper and GE is Debbie Young.

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