Meeting Minutes – May 24, 2023

South County Toastmasters Club 1957

Meeting Type/Theme:  Memorial Day

Meeting Location:  Sunset Hills Community Center and Zoom

Call to Order: 6:30 PM

Presiding Officer: Debbie Young

President Debbie Young provided one update and asked if there were any additional corrections or additions to be made to the minutes from the May 17, 2023, meeting.  The minutes were approved to be updated with the one update and posted.

Officer Reports:

President: Debbie Young. 

  1. International Institute (TLI) Training will be held June 3rd. Incoming officers this is your first opportunity to get trained. Others may attend as well. There are some interesting topics in addition to officer role training, such as Giving Effective Evaluations, how to run an Open House, and Roberts Rules of Order. The training is free and virtual.

VPE: Adam Fox.

Adam presented awards to Herb Villaflores for completing level 4 of Persuasive Influence, and to Rob Van Winkle for completing level 2 of Innovation Planning.

VPM: Susan McConnell.  No report.

VPPR: Patrick Hunt.  No report.

Treasurer:  Jim Salih.  No report.

Sergeant-at-Arms:  Susan McConnell. No report.


Nominating Committee

Debbie read the slate of officers for next term. President – Victor Mattison; VPE – Debbie Young; VPM – Adam Fox; VPPR Melissa Baldwin; Treasurer – Jim Salih; Secretary – Herb Villaflores; Sargent at Arms – Susan McConnell. We will vote on June 7th and need enough to have a quorum. A quorum is 50% +1 of active members. Members who have not attended for 4 meetings are not counted.

May 31st Meeting

May 31st will be an all Table Topics meeting. If you want to participate as a Table Topics Master contact Adam. Jim Salih is coordinating the Jokes has the following volunteers; Liz, J.D., Vic, Adam, Steve W and Bill C.


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 or pay in Venmo.

Unfinished Business:  None

New Businesss:  None

Correspondence and Announcements: 

The 6/14 the meeting will be held online in zoom only. Do not come to the Community Center.

Business Meeting Adjourned 6:35 pm


ToastmasterJulie Zeitler
Table Topics MasterLiz DeCamp
General EvaluatorHunter Brown – Meeting Rating 9.5
GrammarianAdam Fox
TimerPatrick Hunt
Speaker 1Julie Zeitler
Speaker 2Kelli Richardson
Speaker 3Vicky Kolaks
Evaluator 1Kathy Denton
Evaluator 2Steve Burchett
Evaluator 3Bill Collier
Invocator/JokemasterNancy Alba
Vote CounterBrent Stewart
AH CounterSamira Mujdzic


Best Table TopicsJ. D. Perper
Best EvaluatorBill Collier
Best SpeakerJulie Zeitler
Most ImprovedVicky Kolaks

Words of the Day:  

  • Zonked used seven times.

Ah Counter Report:  6 uses of crutch words                                                                       

Meeting Adjourned: 8:28 pm


  • Sunset Hills Community Center:  Nancy Alba; Hunter Brown; Steve Burchett; Bill Collier; Adam Fox; Patrick Hunt; Vicky Kolaks; Victor Mattison; Susan McConnell; Samira Mujdzic; J.D. Perper; Kelli Richardson; Jim Salih; Brent Stewart; Herb Villaflores; Steve Winheim; Debbie Young; Julie Zeitler
  • Zoom:  Brian Berman; Liz DeCamp; Kathy Denton;

Total Member Attendance 21 out of 33

StreakAttendance (5 or more in a row):
21J.D. Perper
10Debbie Young
9Herb Villaflores
5Samira Mujdzic

Next Week’s TM will be Brian Berman; and TT Masters will be JD, Julie, Brent and Debbie.

Submitted by Kathy Denton, Secretary

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