Category Archives: Officers, Roles, and Duties

New Club Officers – January 8, 2020

The members of South County Toastmasters installed new officers during the January 8, 2020 meeting.  As shown in the photo above:  Kathy Denton – VP Education; Susan McConnell – VP Public Relations; Victor Mattison – Secretary; Matt Clark – VP … Continue reading

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Reminder: Toastmaster Leadership Training – Sat., January 11th

District 8 Leadership Training will be offered at First Free Church, located at 1375 Carman Rd, Ballwin, MO 63021 starting at 8:30 am. Any Toastmaster can attend and it is entirely free. You are welcome to attend the entire conference … Continue reading

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Club Officer Training – June 22, 2019

Where – Maritz Corp. Fenton MO Date – June 22, 2019 More details as they become available.

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New Club Officers Jan. 9, 2019

President – Debbie Young VP Education: J.D. Perper VP Membership: Anne Hartupee VP Public Relations: Susan McConnell Secretary: Sandy Roll Officer at Large: Kathy Denton Treasurer: Bill Hurston Sgt. At Arms: George Kiser

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Past Presidents

South County Toastmasters Presidents 1975  Oct ‑ Dec…………………….. Howard Brandt 1976  Jan ‑ Jun………………………. Mike Schaeffer 1976  July ‑ Dec………………………………. Earl Ray 1977  Jan ‑ Jun …………………….. Mike Wiejaczka 1977  Jul ‑ Dec ……………………………. Don Keller 1978  Jan ‑ Jun … Continue reading

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New Club Officers Installed 1/3/2018

Officer at Large – Kathy Denton, Sargeant at Arms – Susan McConnell, Treasurer – Rich Puskarich, Secretary – Sean Sheehan, Vice-President Membership – Geoff King, Vice-President Education – Debbie Young, President – Rob VanWinkle and thank you to  Parshu Anantharam, … Continue reading

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A Guide to Keeping Meetings On Time

Keeping meetings on time is just as important as any other part of our Toastmaster meetings. Not only will it get people out of the meeting at the expected time, but it will also give those who have meeting roles … Continue reading

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New Club Officers Installed 6/28/2017

Please welcome South County Toastmasters’ newest officers. From left to right: Tim Sullivan; VP of Membership, Phil Gawlak; VP Public Relations, Sarah Pitkin; Secretary, Geoff King; Sergeant at Arms, Kate Schafroth; Officer at Large and Kathy Denton; President. James Childress … Continue reading

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Club Officer Training

Anyone who will be a new officer for the coming term in July should attend the officer training. You may also attend if you would just like to learn about officer duties. Here are the details: Registration – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LJHQ7QX

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TLI – Officer Training – Jan. 28th

Here’s the update on Officer Training. Toastmasters Leadership Institute Saturday, January 28, 2017 First Evangelical Free Church 1375 Carman Road Manchester, MO  63021 Event starts at 8:00 am (time schedule below) Come earlier for continental breakfast Event Chair:  Tammy Ablan … Continue reading

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New Club Officers

New officers for South County Toastmasters were inducted at the last club meeting on January 4, 2016. Pictured from left to right are Adam Kutell – President, Susan McConnell – VP Education, Gary Brown – VP Membership, Sarah Pitkin – … Continue reading

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New Officers Inducted – July 6, 2016

Congratulations to the new South County Toastmasters officers inducted at the July 6, 2016 meeting. Pictured from left to right are: Dave Domian – VP Public Relations, Jeff Jeffers – Officer at Large, Rich Puscharich – Sgt. at Arms, Dean … Continue reading

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Vice-President of Public Relations

One of the luxuries that we have in our particular club is that we don’t have to go out and recruit new members – they come to us. We usually run between 40 and 50 members and don’t have any … Continue reading

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Non Profit Status Letter

If you want to save money on taxes for things that the club needs, here is the information from Toastmasters International. https://www.toastmasters.org/Leadership-Central/General-Finance “Toastmasters International and its subordinate clubs are considered to be 501(c)(3) nonprofits per the United States Internal Revenue … Continue reading

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Treasurer Duties

New Member Signup List Your main goal is to add new members within 24 to 48 hours. If you can’t make a meeting, have someone take your place. I prefer someone who lives close to me so they can drop … Continue reading

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990-N tax form

Here is information I received from my Treasurer training and also a letter from Toastmasters Int. “Our web feedback team mentioned to me that you needed some assistance with the 990n. Are you looking for information about how to file?  If … Continue reading

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New Officers Installed – January 6, 2016

New South County Toastmaster officers were installed on January 6, 2016. Pictured from left to right are: Jim Bubash – Officer at Large, Robert Osborn – Secretary, Jen Wilbers – Treasurer, Jerry Paul – VP Public Relations, Dean Bone – … Continue reading

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Club Officer Training

 January 16, 2016 Maritz – 1355 North Highway Dr., Fenton, MO 63099 Map Check-In : 9:15 am   Program: 10:00 am  Map to Parking  Registration – please fill this out ahead of time. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/D8-TLI-Registration-JAN16-2016

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Officer Training – Dec. 17 – 6:30 p.m.

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Induction of New Members

Script for Inducting New Members Note: Inductions are handled under the New Business section of the Business Meeting. Make sure the Inductee has read and completed the Toastmasters Membership Application, including the Toastmasters Promise. Make sure the dues are paid. … Continue reading

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New Officers Elected July 2015

(From left to right) Dick Shields (Treasurer) Caleb Harley (Sgt. At Arms) Carl Hendrickson (Officer at Large) Jerry Paul (Secretary) Rob VanWinkle (Area Governor) Dave Domain (President) Dean Bone (VP of Public Relations) Vamsi Jammalamadaka (VP of Education) Not pictured:  … Continue reading

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Officer Training – Early Bird

June 9th – 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Seigle Hall – Washington University. 6475 Forsyth Blvd. 63105 Email LGET@Dist8TM.org  to register.  

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New officers for the January – June 2015 term

On January 7th, 2015 South County Toastmasters inducted their club’s new officers.  Pictured, from left, are:  Sergeant at Arms – Tim Budd Secretary – Lauren Ritter VP of Public Relations – Vamsi Jammalamadaka VP of Membership – Susan McConnell VP of … Continue reading

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Officer Training – January 10, 2015

The next officer training and Toastmaster Leadership Institute will be hosted by the District 8 club, Toast of WU at the Danforth campus of Washington University in Saint Louis. Please register for the event by going to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TLI-January2015  

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Election Procedures

There are two ways we have done this in the past – the short way and the long way. You will obviously need to change the names of the participants and elected officials. Since the Bylaws mandate a Secret Ballot, … Continue reading

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New officers for the July – December 2014 term

The South County Toastmasters recently installed new officers. Pictured, from left, are: Sergeant at Arms – Jack Carter,Treasurer – Susan McConnell, Secretary – Robert Osborn II, VP of Public Relations – James Bubash, VP of Membership – Carol Lindwedel, VP of Education – Brent Stewart, President … Continue reading

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Officer Training Online

Here’s the new link for officer training. http://www.toastmasters.org/Leadership-Central/District-Leader-Tools/Training/Club-Officer-Training-Materials Session 2A: President Facilitator Guide – 1313B PowerPoint Session 2B: Vice President Education Facilitator Guide – 1313C PowerPoint Session 2C: Vice President Membership Facilitator Guide: 1313D PowerPoint Session 2D: Vice President Public … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Procedure – Robert’s Rules

Below are the videos of the presentations done by Tom Terrific and Carl Hendrickson. Tom still has copies of the “Chart of Motions”if you need one.

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Susan McConnell – New Treasurer

With Sudi moving to New York, Susan has volunteered to replace him as club treasurer. She was voted in at the May 21st meeting and inducted by Tom Terrific.

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New Treasurer – Sudi Gopinath

At our last meeting Sudi Gopinath was inducted into the office of Treasurer by past-president Carl Hendrickson.

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New Officer Installation

New officers were installed on January 15th, 2014 by Lora Mather  DTM,  The District Governor of District 8 Toastmasters. (far right) From left to right, the new officers are: President – Matt Ramshaw VP Education – Jerry Paul VP Membership – … Continue reading

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Officer Election Script

This the script that our Parliamentarian Carl H. has put together for the election of officers. Notes from Carl:  First, it is recommended that officers be elected in descending order, from President on down.  Gina and I did not do … Continue reading

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Jeff Hall – New VP of Public Relations

Congratulations to Jeff for volunteering and being being accepted as our new VP of Public Relations.

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President’s Meeting Script

Presidential Script Check to see if the Secretary is in attendance – do we need a replacement? —————————————————————— Thank you ______________________________ fellow TM’s and guests. Our Invocation and pledge of allegiance will be led by:________________________________________ 30 second monologue. (Express humor, … Continue reading

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Officer Induction – 06/26/2013

Suzanne Lee, our new Area 4 Governor, did a fine job of installing South County Toastmasters’ new slate of officers.  From left to right:  Matt Ramshaw – Treasurer; Carl Hendrickson – Officer at Large; Carmen Wilkinson – VP of Public Relations; … Continue reading

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New Officers Elected

On January 9, 2013 South County Toastmasters inducted their club’s new officers. Back row, from left: President Jerry Paul, Officer-at-Large Carl Hendrickson, Secretary Rob VanWinkle, VP Membership Matt Ramshaw; Front row, from left: Sergeant-at-Arms Petrina Monti, VP Public Relations Traci Cahill, … Continue reading

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Secretary Duties – How To

If you are filling in as Secretary, here’s a How-To for the meeting. Use a Text-Editor like Notepad. Don’t use Microsoft Word. You can find Notepad under Accessories in Windows. All we need is plain text – not fancy formatting. … Continue reading

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Club Officer Training – June 23rd.

June 23rd – 8 am to 12:30 pm Directions: Washington University School of Medicine Campus Farrell Learning & Teaching Center 520 South Euclid Avenue St. Louis, MO 63110

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New Officers 2012

January 3, 2012 New Officers Installed in South County Toastmasters – Pictured from Left to Right are the following: Kelly Bottini – Treasurer, Adam Kutell – Officer at Large, Joanne Korba – Secretary, Michael Beckman – VP of Public Relations, Petrina Monti – President, Jerry … Continue reading

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New Officers Elected July 6, 2011

Past President Kevin Wilson passing the gavel to Kathy Denton, the new incoming President.  Also pictured are:  Brent Stewart, Treasurer; Steve Bettag, Secretary; Alita Quires, Vice President of Public Relations,Petrina Monti, Sgt At Arms. Missing are:  Nilsa Scott, VP of … Continue reading

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How to Fill out the Toastmaster Membership Application

How to Fill out the Toastmaster Membership Application Every member, not just club officers, should be aware of how to fill out the Toastmaster application. Everyone should know how to add new members to your club by knowing how to … Continue reading

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Meeting Minutes Form

Below is a “Meeting Minutes” form for anyone to use in case you are asked to fill-in for the secretary. I would suggest that you bring a recorder for the business meeting as it can get complicated. Another suggestion is … Continue reading

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Treasurer – Best Practices

New Member Signup List Collect dues and application sheet. Add the new member to Turbobase.com Sign them up on the Toastmasters Int. website. Deposit Dues in USBank account Here is how to add a new member to Turbobase.com Watch the … Continue reading

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Officers – January 2011

South County Toastmaster’s Officers January 2011   Don Clair – Officer at Large; Charles Benn – Seargent at Arms; Petrina Monti – Treasurer; Kathy Denton – VP of Public Relations; Kevin Wilson – President; Mike Marion – VP of Education; Diane … Continue reading

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How the Pro’s Setup a Room

Here’s how Laura Stack, a CSP professional speaker, sets up her room for her speaking gigs. (click here) Unfortunately she calls the lectern a podium – I guess she’s never talked to Howard.

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Monthly Scheduling by the VP of Education

Monthly_Scheduling Document(click here to download) Send out a notice two weeks ahead of time asking members to contact you if they have a scheduling problem for the coming month. The sheet above is the one I suggest that the VP … Continue reading

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New Officers Installed – July 2010

From Left to Right Treasurer            Joseph Archambault VP PR                      Laura Zemann VP Membership Diane Fawcett VPE                          Barbara Sapienzia President              Kevin Reichardt Secretary              Petrina Monti Not Pictured: Sgt At Arms        Paul Ferguson Officer at Large  Michael Marian

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Officer Search Committee – June 2010

Here are the recommendations of the Officer Search Committee. If you’re interested in any of the offices, you may be nominated from the floor when elections are held. President               Kevin Reichardt VPE                          Barbara Sapienzia VP Membership Diane Fawcett VP PR                   … Continue reading

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Officer Training Materials Are Online

Here are some great training materials from TI for new officers. (click here)

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Press Release Database

If you’re in charge of putting out a press release for the club, it’s always a bit daunting as to where you find contact information for the different newspapers, radio and TV. One easy way is to search the St. … Continue reading

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