August 18, 2015 Club Meeting Minutes

August 18, 2015 Maverick Club Meeting at Sun Valley High School – 19 in attendance

Presiding Officer Liz Shaw


Leks Dominion, AC Humorously Speaking – project 1 Warm Up your Audience,  “A Date from Hell,” won Best Speaker weaving a tale of the Internet Lies uncovered when face to face.  Evaluation by Rahul Iyer.

Emi Bauer, CC project 8 – Get Comfortable with Visual Aids, “A Thousand & One or Somewhere in the Neighborhood,” spoke of what you can do with a piece of paper as she amazed us by making the origami swan expected in a Japanese wedding while speaking about the pressures of getting ready for the event. Winning evaluation by Michael Millan.

Table Topics Thanks for Being a Friend by Rob McLeod

Rob McLeod made us all think and desire to speak on the difference accounts of our friends.  DJ McMurray won with her commendation of Toastmaster friends.  Also took the Spark Plug Award.

Guest appearance of David DeCelles in 3rd visit


  • Toastmaster – Michael Heier
  • Grammarian – Mike Fritz
  • General Evaluator – Sheryl Ross
  • Timer – Winona Fox-Petersen
  • Ah Counter – Pablo Rodriguez
  • Wordmaster – DJ McMurray gave us “cohort – group showing a particular association”
  • Word of Wisdom – Liz Shaw
  • Jokemaster – Renee Russo

Business & Reports

Next week will host the Humorous Contest.  We verified each position filled for a contest.

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