Minutes – February 9, 2017


The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 1:00pm by Megan in the BPK Graduate Students Lounge.


In Attendance:

Megan, Jordan, Emily C, Emily P, Katie, Brandon, Omid, Arash, Erina, Crystal


Open Issues:

1) Kin Cup

-Heard back from Tony about possible dates

-Ivy will book gym

-Order of preference: (1) Friday March 3, (2) Thursday March 2, (3) Thursday March 9, or (4) Monday March 6

-If Thursday: 5:30-7:30pm

-If Friday 6:00-8:00pm (5:30-9:00pm available)

-Basketball and dodgeball, need to choose a third sport

-Soccer nets not available

-Omid will let Erin know which date is chosen for Kin Cup/Kin Games fundraiser


2) Year End Party

-Buffet, trivia game, prizes

-Traditionally held at Club Ilia, second to last week of class

-Megan contacted Club Ilia, haven’t heard back

-Darleen contacted Diamond Alumni Center, not available March 31, available April 6, 6pm onwards


-$500 to book space (tables, set up, etc.)

-Charge per person range from $16 to $25 per person

-Cash bar for $100 rental

-Club Ilia

-No booking fee

-No access to TV for slideshow

-Last year tickets sold for $15 per person

-Order of preference (1) Friday March 31 Ilia, (2) Tuesday April 4 DAC, (3) Thursday March 30 DAC


3) Spring Clothing Sale

-Order from Canadian company because US takes longer to ship and more expensive

-Crewnecks and dri-fit from Entropy

-Sweatpants with pockets from Russell?

-Brandon will look into ordering crewnecks and sweatpants from another company

-Emily P will ask lacrosse coach where they get team clothing from

-Send emails about the sale with order form over Reading Break

-Megan will book tables in AQ for Tuesday Feb 21 and Wednesday Feb 22

-Doodle poll will be sent out regarding availability to collect order forms


4) Sun Run Team

-8 people registered

-Need minimum of 10

-Early bird registration ends this Friday February 10


5) Website Update

-Executives, please send picture and favourite class(es) to bpksa@sfu.ca

-Examples can be found at http://www.bpksa.org/who-we-are/executive-members/


6) OzTrekk

-Meeting on Wednesday 6-8pm preferred over Thursday

-Jordan will talk to Kati about setting a specific date for dinner


7) Anatomy Trivia Night

-Jordan and Brian currently planning

-Trivia questions about anatomy and Australia

-OzTrekk wants to be a sponsor

-Contact Jordan via email/Facebook if you want to help with planning



Jordan motioned to reimburse BPK Co-op $1125 for a portion of the catering fee for Careers in BPK 2017 event from Grant #705. Erina seconded it. Motion was passed unanimously.


Omid motioned to reimburse BPK Co-op $391.61 for advertising printing fees (posters, pamphlets, etc.) for Careers in BPK 2017 event from core account. Brandon seconded it. Motion was passed unanimously.



The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned by Megan at 2:10pm in the BPK Graduate Students Lounge.  The next meeting will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 1:00pm in the BPK Graduate Student Lounge.