Meeting Minutes – 12.19.2019

It was our final meeting of the year (and decade for that matter) which included the introduction of our new President, Len Kung. President Len also did a great job as our Toastmaster introducing two speakers, Karan Bavandi and Azita Sachmechian. Karan spoke on a topic that’s near and dear to Toastmasters, the importance of …

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Meeting Minutes – 12.12.2019

Hi Everybody, It was an exciting meeting last night at Silicon Speech which included the unveiling of our new officers for next term. Drum roll please. Here’s the new Leadership Team! President – Luis Hurtado Vice President of Education – Steve Evans Vice President of Public Relations – Len Kung Vice President of Membership – …

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Meeting Minutes – 12.05.19

After our Thanksgiving break, it was great to get back together last night at Cross Campus. James Allen Hanrahan lead the charge as our Toastmaster. New member, Alex Schams did his Ice Breaker speech which included a reference to literally breaking free from the icy weather of Minnesota and making his way to warm confines …

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Meeting Minutes – 11.07.19

Hi Everyone, It was another great meeting at Silicon Speech, last night. A special shout out to Rich, Stef, Christopher, Jon, Dustin, Maya, Alex, Andre, Sara & Li Xin who were our 10 (yes 10!) guests at last night’s meeting. We hope you’ll come back soon. It was a big night for Christine Ahn who …

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Meeting Minutes – 10.24.19

It was another big night in the Boardroom at Silicon Speech last night. A meeting that included the group serenading VPM, Len Kung on her birthday. It was a moment, maybe even a metanoia for some. Karan Bavandi made his debut as Toastmaster and Otto Von Wachter was our first speaker. He gave us a …

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Meeting Minutes – 10.17.19

We had a cozy evening with our fellow toastmasters last night, in room C. We had two speakers, Calvin and Len. Calvin gave his Ice Breaker Speech on the “5 W’s”. He talked about the pursuit of Financial Freedom. It’s looking like it may take a couple years, but it sounds like you’re on the …

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Meeting Minutes – 10.10.19

It was a big night in Conference Room C at Cross Campus, last night. The meeting began with the always observant, Shar McBee noticing Len Kung sporting some fresh bling. Turned out to be an engagement ring recently given to her by our own President Luis Hurtado. Len was then given an opportunity to practice …

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Meeting Minutes – 10.03.19

It was another big night in the Boardroom at Cross Campus last night. Sam Nazarian broke the ice with a terrific speech giving us insight into what it’s like to be a software engineer, managing complexity. Welcome news since anytime I’m involved with software, things get pretty complex. Next up, President Lou gave us a …

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Meeting Minutes – 09.26.19

It was another great night at Silicon Speech last night. Len Kung was our Toastmaster. We had 2 terrific speakers. The first was a real treat, a guest speaker, Adam Timm, who speaks professionally. He spoke on the one thing that prevents each of us from doing what we want with the tools we have …

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