Meeting Minutes – May 3, 2023

South County Toastmasters Club 1957

Meeting Type/Theme:  Motivation

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 26, 2023, meeting.  The minutes were approved as posted.

Officer Reports:

President: Debbie Young. 

  1. Next week, 5/10, and 6/14 the meeting will be held online in zoom only. Do not come to the Community Center.

VPE: Adam Fox. No Report

VPM: Susan McConnell.  No report.

VPPR: Patrick Hunt.  No report.

Treasurer:  Jim Salih. 

  1. Jim sent out the treasurer’s financial report via email. If you have any questions contact Jim.

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


Rob VanWinkle, member of the Nominating Committee

The nominating committee, Rob VanWinkle and J.D. Perper met, and have one more positions to fill, VP of PR. If anyone is interested, contact Rob. We’d like to have all positions filled by next week since we need to read the slate at three meetings before July and Officer training will be held June 3rd (alternate dates will be announced later). The current term goes through the end of June. The new Term will be from July 1 to Dec 31.

Unfinished Business:  None

New Businesss:  None

Correspondence and Announcements: 

Jim Salih – the May 10th and June 14th meetings will be held in zoom only.

Jim Salih – Bocce sign up cost is only $5. Jim sent out an email with full details. Here is an excerpt of the basics:

  • Date: Saturday, June 10, 2023
  • Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Jim Salih – a Joke round robin will be held the end of May. Have 4 jokes ready.

J. D. Perper – J. D,’s concert will be held Sunday, May 7 at 3 pm. The concert will be in the sanctuary of the St. John’s Lutheran Church on Jeffco Blvd. which is close to Richardson Road. The concert is free. J. D plays tuba with the band. The concert includes concert and jazz bands.

Business Meeting Adjourned 6:40 pm


ToastmasterJ.D. Perper
Table Topics MasterJackie Compton
General EvaluatorSandy Roll – Meeting Rating 9.0
GrammarianKelli Richardson
TimerCallie Koehr
Speaker 1Steve Burchett
Speaker 2Herb Villaflores 
Speaker 3
Evaluator 1Jim Salih
Evaluator 2Samira Mujdzic
Evaluator 3
Invocator/JokemasterLiz DeCamp
Vote CounterVicky Kolaks
AH CounterRobert VanWinkle


Best Table TopicsBrent Stewart
Best EvaluatorSamira Mudzjic
Best SpeakerSteve Burchett
Most ImprovedSamira Mudzjic

Word of the Day:  Oleaginous, used 6 times

Ah Counter Report:  28 uses of crutch words                                                                       

Meeting Adjourned: 8:28 pm


  • Sunset Hills Community Center:  Hunter Brown; Steve Burchett; Jackie Compton; Adam Fox; Callie Koehr; Vicky Kolaks; Susan McConnell; Samira Mudzjic; J.D. Perper; Kelli Richardson; Jim Salih; Brent Stewart; Rob VanWinkle; Herb Villaflores; Debbie Young;
  • Zoom:  Brian Berman, Liz DeCamp; Kathy Denton, Sandy Roll, Julie Zeitler

Total Member Attendance 20 out of 33

StreakAttendance (5 or more in a row):
19J.D. Perper
8Debbie Young
7Herb Villaflores
5Vicky Kolaks
5Julie Zeitler

Next Week’s TM will be George Kiser and Ge will be J. D. Perper.

Submitted by Kathy Denton, Secretary

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