Meeting Minutes, April 26th, 2023

South County Toastmasters Club 1957

Meeting Type/Theme:  The Greatest Generation, The Silent Generation, The Baby Boomer Generation, Generation X, Millennials, Generation Z, Gen Alpha: The Showndown – Can’t we all just get along?

Meeting Location:  Sunset Hills Community Center and Zoom

Call to Order: 6:30 PM

Presiding Officer: Debbie Young

President Debbie Young asked if there were any corrections or additions to be made to the minutes from the April 19, 2023, meeting.  The minutes were approved as posted.

Officer Reports:

President: Debbie Young. 

  1. The Executive Team met earlier this week:
    • Reminder that if you are the Table Topics Master, please call on members without roles before calling on anyone else. Then move on to those with smaller roles. The goal is to give everyone a chance to speak.
    • We discussed having an online game night on a non-meeting night in July. Susan McConnell offered to help host the event. Please reach out to Susan if you are interested. Julie Zeitler offered to help.

VPE: Adam Fox.

  1. Debbie Young earned Level 1 of Visionary Communications
  2. Alan Kirby earned Level 1 of Presentation Mastery
  3. May 31st will be an All Table Topics night. Please let Adam know if you are interested in serving as one of the four Table Topics Masters.

VPM: Susan McConnell.  No report.

VPPR: Patrick Hunt.  No report.

Treasurer:  Jim Salih. 

  1. Our May 10th and June 14th meetings will be online only due to events being hosted at the Sunset Community Center.
  2. Bocce Ball is scheduled for June 10th at Tower Tee. The fee is $5. Jim has already sent an email out about the event. Please see the email if you need more details.

Sergeant-at-Arms:  Jim Salih.  No report.


Jim Salih, Mentoring Committee

Jim reminded mentors to sit with their mentees and help them with meeting roles.

Rob VanWinkle, member of the Nominating Committee

The nominating committee, Rob VanWinkle and J.D. Perper met, and have two more positions to fill, secretary and VP of PR. If anyone is interested in those positions, see Rob or J.D.

Unfinished Business:  None

New Businesss:  None

Correspondence and Announcements: None

Business Meeting Adjourned 6:40 pm


ToastmasterJim Salih
Table Topics MasterCallie Koehr
General EvaluatorAdam Fox
GrammarianDebbie Young
TimerSamira Mujdzic
Speaker 1Patrick Hunt
Speaker 2Jackie Compton
Speaker 3Deborah Weniger
Evaluator 1Brent Stewart
Evaluator 2Melissa Baldwin
Evaluator 3J.D. Perper
Invocator/JokemasterJulie Zeitler
Vote CounterSteve Winheim
AH CounterHunter Brown


Best Table Topics Brent Stewart
Best Evaluator Brent Stewart
Best SpeakerPatrick Hunt
Most Improved Patrick Hunt

Word of the Day:  Carouse, used 6 times

Ah Counter Report:  22 uses of crutch words                                                                       

Meeting Adjourned: 8:28 pm


  • Sunset Hills Community Center:  Nancy Alba; Patrick Hunt; J.D. Perper; Jim Salih; Brent Stewart; Steve Winheim; Debbie Young; Julie Zeitler; Kelli Richardson; Jackie Compton; Melissa Baldwin; Vicky Kolaks; Deborah Weniger; Herb Villaflores; Hunter Brown; Adam Fox; Rob VanWinkle; Samira Mudzjic
  • Zoom:  Liz DeCamp; Callie Koehr

Total Member Attendance 20 out of 29

StreakAttendance (5 or more in a row):
18J.D. Perper
7Debbie Young
6 Herb Villaflores

Submitted by Debbie Young, President

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