Saturday, October 8, 2016 – 9:45 – 10:30 am
President – Iliana Kafel Sergeant At Arms- Bob Johnson
VP Education- Dave Fernandez Treasurer- Josh Lowry
VP Membership- Dhiresh Marshall Secretary- Vicki Burnett
VP Public Relations- Daria Mallard VP Technology- Lynn Cohen
Accept/Modify Minutes from Last Meeting (completed offline)
Old Business (5 mins)
Fall Speech Contest: Area 62 Contest will be held at the UNC School of Medicine Wednesday October 19, 2016 at 6:30 PM. Sean Su and Virginia Ewing-Hudson will be attending.
Word of the Day Contest – Discussion:
We will have the contest once a month – First of the Month – Ken to provide trophy in due time
Word of the day person keeps tab of who uses the word of the day and how many times – limited to 3 times
Officer Reports (2 mins each; total of 16 mins; these are brief reports of progress and issues; please bring up items that require discussion and planning as part of new business):
VP of Technology Report (Lynn)– Not present.
Sergeant at Arms Report (Bob)– nothing to report
Treasurer Report (Iliana/Vicki/Lynn)– Has our visitor pamphlet been updated and printed? Yes.
Josh is back on 10/29/16
PayPal issues – Lynn to advise when she returns.
Secretary Report (Vicki)– Not present. Updated Visitor Pamphlet and dropped off at Chamber.
VP Public Relations Report (???)–
Daria plans to come back in November. If needed, we will have special election to fill this position. Need to make sure new person gets 6 months in this position for credit.
VP Membership Report (Dhiresha)–
Will send new members welcome letter with SUTM website log-in information;
Will give new members the option to pay online after the meeting or hand a check.
VP Education Report (Dave Fernandez)–
Dhiresha has her CL, Dave will present to her once she gets her certificate in the mail;
Iliana to work with Dave on CL completion;
Dave will have a new member orientation once a month.
President Report (Iliana)–
Distinguished Club Program, Review on back of page. The only two categories needed are new members and officer training (Fall, to be determined).
Iliana will DEVELOP A FLOW CHART OF RESPONSIBILITIES I.e. who adds the person into SUTM, who adds them into international, who sends welcome e-mails
Other New Business (22 mins)
Club initiatives e-mail (Lynn/Iliana/Dhiresha); How do we claim an award? (This item was not reviewed since Lynn was not present)
Will Wilson suggested purchasing a printer. Voted against.
Club Slogan (Bob) – Iliana to announce at the end of meeting today. Will discuss at next meeting.
Review of Action Items with completion dates (2 mins)
Next Executive Meetings: Nov 12; Dec 10
Presidents Distinguished Goals
1. Two Competent Communicator (CC) awards
a. Darrell Keyes
b. Bob Johnson
2. Two more CC awards
3. One Advanced Communicator Bronze (ACB), Advanced Communicator Silver (ACS), or Advanced Communicator
Gold (ACG) award
a. Josh Lowry (ACB)
4. One more ACB, ACS, or ACG award
a. Lynn Cohen (ALB)
5. One Competent Leader (CL), Advanced Leader Bronze (ALB), Advanced Leader Silver (ALS), or Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) award
a. Ken Taylor (CL)
6. One more CL, ALB, ALS, or DTM award
a. Bob Johnson (CL)
7. Four new members
a. Nathan Rice
b. Jay Paulson (Smedley #1)
d. Ann Marie
8. Four more new members
9. A minimum of four club officers trained during each of the two training periods
a. Iliana Kafel
b. Ashita Ranjan
c. Dhiresha Marshall
d. Bob Johnson
10. On-time payment of membership dues accompanied by the names of eight members (at least three of whom must be renewing members) for one period and on-time submission of one club officer list
a. Iliana Kafel
b. Lynn Cohen
c. Ken Taylor
d. Swarna Reddy
e. Suttee Toopin
f. Sean Su
g. Virginia Ewing-Hudson
h. Bob John