11-14-18 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes
South County Toastmasters (#1957)

 

Meeting Date:                   11-14-18

Meeting Type/Theme:  Regular Meeting – Theme:

Meeting Location:           Metropolitan Life Building

Called to Order:                                7:00 PM

Presiding Officer:             Brent, President

 

*Modified meeting roles and agenda due to Youth Leadership graduation and the number of speakers.

 

Officer Reports:

  • President – Brent Stewart – No corrections to the meeting minutes from last week. Approved as submitted.

Correspondence and Announcements:

  • Geoff King – District Leadership Institute will be held December 1st. The event is FREE and will be held at Wells Fargo – 2901 Market Street in St. Louis. Jim Bubash noted 4 officers must attend for the chapter to receive the Distinguished Club award

 

 

Meeting Roles:

 

Toastmaster: Mary K Spencer
Greeter:  Rob Van Winkle
Invocator : Sandy Roll
Grammarian: John Fetter, word of the evening  “je june” was used 7 times
Time Keeper: Bill Hurston
Ah Counter: Susan McConnell, 2 crutch words were used
Camera Operator: Jerry Paul
Table Topics: Jim Bubash
General Evaluator: Jim Salih
Joke Master: The Youth Leadership Graduates

 

 

Speakers and Evaluators:

 

Speakers
Alex Puskarich
Jessie Jiang
Allison Puskarich
Ethan Jiang
Lexie Collier
Geoff King

 

Evaluators
Ethan Jiang
Allison Puskarich
Lexie Collier
Alex Puskarich
Jessie Jiang
Sean Sheehan

Meeting Rating:                 10.0

Meeting Adjourned:      9:01 pm

Members Present:

 

Baker, Stephan  
Brandt, Howard  
Bubash, James  
Collier, Bill  
Denton, Kathy  
Dickson, Sandy  
Fetter, John  
Hartupee, Anne  
Hendrickson, Carl  
Hoffman, Casey  
Hurston, Bill  
Jordan, Donna  
Kaiser Jr, Max  
King, Geoff  
Keath, John  
Kirby, Alan  
Kiser, George  
Kutell, Adam  
Mattison, Victor  
McConnell, Susan  
Mestdagh, Laurie  
Paul, Jerry  
Pitkin, Sarah  
Puskarich, Rich  
Roll, Sandy  
Salih, Jim  
Schafroth, Kate  
Sheehan, Sean  
Shields, Dick  
Spencer, Mary K  
Stewart, Brent  
Terrific, Tom  
VanWinkle, Robert  
Winheim, Steve  
Young, Debbie  
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

Attendance:  17/ 35 members present – 49% attendance

Visitors:   Joyce, Rich, Lexie Collier, Sandy Hurston, Angie Puskarich, Alex Puskarich, Allison Puskarich, Sarah Jiang, John Jiang, Jessie Jiang, Ethan Jiang, John, Krista, Joe, Mick and Connie

 

Submitted by Sandy Roll, Secretary

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Invocation by Sandy Roll

As we celebrate this season of Thanksgiving, we give thanks for the blessings of family,

friendship, love and nourishment. Nourishment of the body and of mind. We especially

want to say Thank You for this special day, and for all the students who are assembled here….

those of Youth Leadership and of Toastmasters.

May each student understand how to use their abilities and may they all continue to live

lives of learning and discovery, and in doing so bring great blessings to the world. Please

sow a seed of hope, that we might yield goodness, patience and kindness in abundance.

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Meeting Minutes 11-7-18

Meeting Minutes
South County Toastmasters (#1957)

Meeting Date:                   11-7-2018

Meeting Type/Theme:  Regular Meeting – Theme:    How Has Toastmasters Helped Me

Meeting Location:           Metropolitan Life Building

Called to Order:                                7:00 PM

Presiding Officer:             Brent, President

 

Officer Reports:

 

  • President – Brent Stewart – No corrections to the meeting minutes from last week. Approved as submitted.

 

  • President – Brent Stewart – The nominating committee for the next set of board members has been appointed. The committee members are: Kathy Denton, Vic Mattison and Anne Hartupee.

 

  • President – Brent Stewart – If anyone wants to bid on the old projector let him know as Jim Bubash and Sandy Roll are interested in it.

 

Committee Reports:

  • Mary K – Youth Leadership graduation is 11-14-18. 10-16 kids will be expected. 13 – 15 guests are planning to attend. (Brent will need the names of the guests so he can let MetLife know). The club approved funds for Mary K to purchase snacks. No joke or vote counter will be needed. Theme will be Thanksgiving.
  • Debbie Young – Bill Hurston received his Innovative Planning award.
  • Debbie Young – She will be putting the December schedule together this weekend. Please let Debbie know if you will miss any meetings in Dec and/or what roles you are/aren’t interested in. She also proposed the club cancel the Dec 26th The motion was approved.

 

 

Unfinished Business:

  • None

 

New Business:

  • None

 

Correspondence and Announcements:

  • Brent Stewart – Next board meeting 11-14-18.
  • Jim Salih – Carl Hendrickson is doing well and plans to return to the meetings soon.
  • Rob Van Winkle – Met with former member, Kelly Botini, recently. She asked him to tell everyone “hello”
  • Debbie Young – Read next week’s schedule. Refer to website for details.

 

 

Meeting Roles:

 

Toastmaster: Jim Salih
Greeter:   Mary K Spencer
Invocator / CLE: Howard Brandt
Grammarian: Geoff King

Word of evening, “Ample”. Used 16 times during the meeting.

Time Keeper: Susan McConnell
Vote Counter: Sarah Pitkin
Ah Counter: Vic Mattison

12 crutch words and phrases used

Camera Operator: Rich Puskarich
Table Topics: Kathy Denton
Competent Leader Evaluator: Debbie Young
General Evaluator: Bill Hurston
Joke Master: Sandy Roll

 

 

Speakers and Evaluators:

 

  Speakers Evaluators
1 Casey Hoffmann Tom Terrific
2 Donna Jordan Sandy Dickson
3 Rob Van Winkle Brent Stewart
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Voting:

 

Most Improved: Casey Hoffmann
Best Table Topics: Rich Puskarich
Best Evaluator: Sandy Dickson
Best Speaker: Members decided not to vote this evening

 

Meeting Rating:                 9.4

Meeting Adjourned:      8:54 pm

Members Present:

 

Baker, Stephan  
Brandt, Howard  
Bubash, James  
Collier, Bill  
Denton, Kathy  
Dickson, Sandy  
Fetter, John  
Hartupee, Anne  
Hendrickson, Carl  
Hoffmann, Casey  
Hurston, Bill  
Jordan, Donna  
Kaiser Jr, Max  
King, Geoff  
Keath, John  
Kirby, Alan  
Kiser, George  
Kutell, Adam  
Mattison, Victor  
McConnell, Susan  
Mestdagh, Laurie  
Paul, Jerry  
Pitkin, Sarah  
JD Perper    x
Puskarich, Rich  
Roll, Sandy  
Salih, Jim  
Schafroth, Kate  
Sheehan, Sean  
Shields, Dick  
Spencer, Mary K  
Stewart, Brent  
Terrific, Tom  
VanWinkle, Robert  
Winheim, Steve  
Young, Debbie  
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

Attendance:  20/ 35 members present – 57% attendance
Visitors:   Bob Heaton, Zac Smelser, Sarah Xu, Alex Wegmann, Rachel Simmons and Tom Abeln

Submitted by Sandy Roll, Secretary

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Congratulations to Bill

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Congratulations to Bill Hurston on earning the Pathways Level One Award in the Innovative Planning Path.

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Meeting Minutes 10-24-18

Meeting Minutes
South County Toastmasters (#1957)

Meeting Date:                   October 24, 2018

Meeting Type/Theme:  Regular Meeting – Theme:    Halloween

Meeting Location:           Metropolitan Life Building

Called to Order:                                7:00 PM

Presiding Officer:             Debbie Young, Vice-President of Education (VPE)

Officer Reports:

  • VPE – Debbie Young – No corrections to the meeting minutes from last week. Approved as submitted.

Committee Reports:

  • None

Unfinished Business:

  • None

New Business:

  • Kathy Denton – Motion for reimbursement for a microphone cable/adapter for new conference room in the amount of $27.42. Seconded by Geoff King.  Approved reimbursement for $27.42
  • Jim Bubash – Motion to have SCTM’s Christmas party at Affton Community Center for 12/19/18 (W). Seconded by Geoff King.  Approved motion to hold SCTM Christmas party on 12/19/18.  A Separate motion will be performed in the near future to fund the cost of $180 for room rental.

Correspondence and Announcements:

  • Bill Collier – Jack Bettag is at a Rehabilitation Center to gather strength. He is not ready for visitors yet.
  • Jim Salih – Computer the club owns will not connect to overhead projector/devices in new conference room. Requested Executive Committee to look into how we need/want to proceed.
  • Kath Schafroth – announced that she is an Aunt for the 2nd time with a new Nephew added to her family. Congratulations to you and your family Kath!
  • Kathy Denton – Due to the new microphone cable/adapter she won’t need to bring the amplifier in the future – we will use the hardware built into the new conference room.

Meeting Roles:

 

Toastmaster: Bill Collier
Greeter:   Anne Hartupee
Invocator / CLE: Debbie Young
Grammarian: Debbie Young
Time Keeper: Rob Van Winkle, DTM
Vote Counter: Sue McConnell
Ah Counter: Kathy Denton
Camera Operator: Steve Winheim
Table Topics: John Fetter
Competent Leader Evaluator: Debbie Young
General Evaluator: George Kiser
Joke Master: Jim Bubash

Speakers and Evaluators:

  Speakers Evaluators
1 Kate Schafroth Rich Puskarich
2 Mary K. Spencer Jim Salih
3 Sarah Pitkin Sandy Dickson
4 Geoff King Bill Hurston

Voting:

Most Improved: Mary K. Spencer
Best Table Topics: Rob Van Winkle
Best Evaluator: Sandy Dickson
Best Speaker: Sarah Pitkin

Meeting Rating:                8.7

Meeting Adjourned:      9:03 pm

Members Present:

Baker, Stephan  
Brandt, Howard  
Bubash, James  
Collier, Bill  
Denton, Kathy  
Dickson, Sandy  
Fetter, John  
Hartupee, Anne  
Hendrickson, Carl  
Hoffman, Casey  
Hurston, Bill  
Jordan, Donna  
Kaiser Jr, Max  
King, Geoff  
Keith, John  
Kirby, Alan  
Kiser, George  
Kutell, Adam  
Mattison, Victor  
McConnell, Susan  
Mestdagh, Laurie  
Paul, Jerry  
Pitkin, Sarah  
Puskarich, Rich  
Roll, Sandy  
Salih, Jim  
Schafroth, Kate  
Sheehan, Sean  
Shields, Dick  
Spencer, Mary K  
Stewart, Brent  
Terrific, Tom  
VanWinkle, Robert  
Winheim, Steve  
Young, Debbie  
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

Attendance:  21/ 35 members present – 60% attendance

Visitors:   Krista Butler (2nd visit), Alex Wegman, Zach Smelzer (sp?), and Nick Spencer (Mary K’s son)

Notes taken by Rob Van Winkle, DTM, Officer at Large, and submitted by Sandy Roll.

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Congratulations to Mary K, Tom and Jim!!

Three members have earned awards for their accomplishments.  Mary K Spencer, Competent Leader Award; Tom (Terrific) Krauska, Level 1 Pathways; Jim Salih, Competent Communicator.

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Welcome New Member John Keath

Welcome new member John Keath to South County Toastmasters.  His mentor is Brent Stewart.

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