Meeting Synopsis: July 14, 2015 ~ Officer Installation


Theme: Officer Installations.


Best Speaker: Adena Sabins

Best Table Topics: Randall Hansen

Best Evaluator: Jay Lancaster

Role substitutions: Jay Lancaster for Michelle Lancaster as evaluator

Guest(s): None

Word of the Day:

boggle: verb, informal

(of a person or a person’s mind) be astonished or overwhelmed when trying to imagine something.
“the mind boggles at the spectacle”

Synonyms: marvel, wonder
“this data makes the mind boggle”

cause (a person or a person’s mind) to be astonished or overwhelmed.
“the inflated salary of a CEO boggles the mind”

synonyms: baffle, astonish, astound, amaze, stagger, overwhelm
“it boggles my mind”

(of a person) hesitate or be anxious at.
“you never boggle at plain speaking”

Meeting Synopsis: Jan. 6, 2015/Jay Lancaster Earns Competent Communicator Award


Theme: n/a


Best Speaker: Jay Lancaster

Best Table Topics: Trace Brookover

Best Evaluator: Randall Hansen

Role substitutions: Randall Hansen for Don Eliot as Evaluator


Cyrus Murphy

Word of the Day:


present, appearing, or found everywhere.
“his ubiquitous influence was felt by all the family”

synonyms: omnipresent, ever-present, everywhere, all over the place, pervasive, universal, worldwide, global; rife, prevalent, far-reaching, inescapable


Agenda (to come)



Meeting Synopsis: July 8, 2014: Officer Installation 2014-2015


Theme: Officer Installations


Best Speaker: Jan Greco
Best Table Topics: 5-way tie: Kyle Chambers, Connie Richart, Linda Murphy, Rick Henderson, Laura Hepler
Best Evaluator: Linda Murphy


Role substitutions: Jan Greco as Wordmaster for Jason Hart

Guests: Cyrus Murphy, Suzanne Chambers

Word of the Day:



(especially of a smell) spread through and be perceived in every part of.
“a smell of stale cabbage pervaded the air”

synonyms: permeate, spread through, fill, suffuse, be diffused through, imbue, penetrate, filter through, percolate through, infuse, perfuse, flow through; charge, steep, saturate, impregnate, inform

“the smell of floor polish pervaded the house”

(of an influence, feeling, or quality) be present and apparent throughout.
“the sense of crisis that pervaded Europe in the 1930s”