Meeting Minutes – Apr. 12, 2023

South County Toastmasters Club 1957

Meeting Type/Theme: Spring Fun

Meeting Location:  Sunset Hills Community Center and Zoom

Call to Order: 6:30 PM

Presiding Officer: Debbie Young

Debbie informed us that the minutes of the last two meetings were sent out and asked if there are any changes. Hearing none the minutes were approved.

Officer Reports

President: Debbie Young:

  1. The District conference will be held April 14th and 15th. The Humorous Speech Contest will be held Saturday and Bill Collier will compete. This is the highest level for the Humorous Speech Contest. There will also be education sessions held on Saturday, such as speech advice and marketing. A trivia contest will be held on Friday night to benefit the prison clubs. Six people to a table. If you are interested in participating in the trivia contest contact Jackie Compton.
  2. Jim Salih is planning to do a Bocce club social event Saturday June 10 from 11 am to 1 pm. More information will be coming.

VPE: Adam Fox.  No Report

VPM: Susan McConnell. No Report

VPPR: Patrick Hunt. No Report

Treasurer:  Jim Salih. No Report

Sergeant-at-Arms:  Jim Salih. No Report

Committees:  Rob VanWinkle will serve on the Nominating Committee. If you are interested in serving as a club officer from 7/1 to 12/31 contact Rob.

Unfinished Business:  None

New Business:  None

Correspondence and Announcements: 

J. D. Perper shared this via email:

Arnold Community Band will perform a concert on Sunday May 7 at 3 p.m.

The Concert will be held in the sanctuary of the St. John’s Lutheran Church on Jeffco Blvd, which is close to Richardson Road. Plenty of parking and seating. Concert is free. J D Perper plays tuba with this band.

Business Meeting Adjourned 6:38 pm


ToastmasterSusan McConnell
Table Topics MasterSamira Mujdzic
General EvaluatorVictor Mattison – Meeting Rating 9.5
GrammarianLiz DeCamp – Problematic
TimerHerb Villaflores
Speaker 1Jackie Compton
Speaker 2Hunter Brown
Speaker 3Alan Kirby
Evaluator 1Callie Koehr
Evaluator 2Sean Sheehan
Evaluator 3Brian Berman
Invocator/JokemasterJ. D. Perper
Vote CounterMelissa Baldwin
AH CounterJulie Zeitler


Best Table Topics Liz DeCamp
Best Evaluator Sean Sheehan
Best Speaker Hunter Brown
Most Improved Vicky Kolaks

Word of the Day:     Problematic used 22 times

Ah Counter Report:  29 crutch words were heard by the Ah Counter                                   

Meeting Adjourned: 8:30 pm


Sunset Hills Community Center: Nancy Alba; Melissa Baldwin, Hunter Brown; Jackie Compton; Kathy Denton; Callie Koehr; Vicky Kolaks; Victor Mattison; Susan McConnell; Samira Mujdzic; J. D. Perper; Herb Villaflores; Debbie Young; Julie Zeitler

  • Zoom: Brian Berman; Steve Burchett; Liz DeCamp, Alan Kirby, Sean Sheehan
  • Visitors:  Brian Ettling

Total Member Attendance 18 out of 34

StreakAttendance (5 or more in a row):
16Susan McConnell
16J.D. Perper
15Brian Berman
8Sean Sheehan
5Debbie Young

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 will be Kathy Denton and the GE will be Patrick Hunt.

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