Meeting Minutes – May 10, 2023

South County Toastmasters Club 1957

Meeting Type/Theme:  Seafood

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 May 03, 2023, meeting.  The minutes were approved as posted.

Officer Reports:

President: Debbie Young. 

  1. May 31st will be an all Table Topics meeting. Adam Fox is on vacation this week and next, but if you want to participate as a Table Topics Master contact Adam. Jim Salih is coordinating the Jokes round robin and asks that you let Jim know if you’d like to participate and come with 4 jokes.
  2. The bocce ball club event will be held June 10th at Tower Tee golf from 11 am – 1 pm. Cost is $5, you can bring it to the event.
  3. Reminder from prior minutes: 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.  No report.

Sergeant-at-Arms:  Debbie Young filling in for Jim Salih.  No report.


Nominating Committee

The nominating committee, has one more positions to fill, VP of PR. If anyone is interested, contact Rob VanWinkle. We need a volunteer to fill the slate of officers so please volunteer.

Unfinished Business:  None

New Businesss:  None

Correspondence and Announcements: None

Business Meeting Adjourned 6:35 pm


ToastmasterGeorge Kiser
Table Topics MasterDeborah Weniger
General EvaluatorJ.D. Perper – Meeting Rating 9.2
GrammarianKathy Denton
TimerVicky Kolaks
Speaker 1Hunter Brown
Speaker 2Herb Vilaflores
Speaker 3
Evaluator 1Debbie Young
Evaluator 2Victor Mattison
Evaluator 3
Invocator/JokemasterBrian Berman
Vote CounterSamira Mujdzic
AH CounterSteve Winheim


Best Table TopicsBrian Berman
Best EvaluatorDebbie Young
Best SpeakerHerb Villaflores
Most ImprovedHunter Brown

Words of the Day:  

  • Pauciloquent – a person who doesn’t say much or gives short speeches – used twice.
  • Bloviate – talks for a long period of time or inflates their stories, or uses empty words with no meaning, used 3 times.
  • Flounder – struggle mentally; show or feel great confusion, used twice.

Ah Counter Report:  2.5 uses of crutch words                                                                       

Meeting Adjourned: 8:28 pm


  • Sunset Hills Community Center:  No in-person attendees this week
  • Zoom:  Nancy Alba; Brian Berman; Hunter Brown; Kathy Denton; George Kiser; Vicky Kolaks; Victor Mattison; Samira Mudzjic; J.D. Perper; Herb Villaflores; Deborah Weninger; Steve Winheim; Debbie Young;

Total Member Attendance 13 out of 33

StreakAttendance (5 or more in a row):
20J.D. Perper
9Debbie Young
8Herb Villaflores
6Vicky Kolaks

Next Week’s TM will be Steve Winheim and Ge will be Jim Salih.

Submitted by Kathy Denton, Secretary

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