Minutes – Jan 12, 2017


The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 11:30am by Megan in the BPK Graduate Student Lounge.


In Attendance:

Megan, Jordan, Emily, Joanne, Arash, Brian, Omid, Bader, Brandon, Jaskarn, Aaron, Erin, Crystal, Erina, Alam, Brandon, Karah.


Open Issues:


BPK Research Day Committee

The Committee is looking for students to sit in on meetings and help plan Research Day being held on March 31st

Next meeting is on Wed (18th) at 9:00 am

Please arrange attendance and learn more by emailing bpksa@sfu.ca


Clubs days

Tuesday, Wed (Jan 17, 18) 10:00 – 3:00

Doodle Calendar sent out. Please sign up in missing times!

Include info on Careers in BPK

No clothing sales

Music and Star Trace


Kin Cup

Beginning of march is possible dates

Tony will arrange dates with other Profs

Basketball (possible alternatives: kickball, ultimate Frisbee, handball) and Dodgeball and Soccer


Careers in BPK (Wed, Jan 18) update

The event will be Keeping same schedule as last year

We have booked the North and South Atrium for this event

  • The South Atrium is going to have construction possibly still underway during the time of event, and we may be unable to use it

Lisa is booking rooms for presentations

Grant has been received


  • Intro Speaker for event:

BPK Chair Dr. Brooks-Wilson confirmed


  • Labs:

MCPG lab is arranged

Sensory-Motor lab is arranged


  • Tables:

Schools – Ross University (Caribbean), Palmer collage, Life Chiropractic Collage West, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (Nursing and technical apparel), Vancouver Collage of Massage Therapy, Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, TRU (respiratory therapy), University of western states, UBC pharmacy

Other organizations – Innovative fitness, BCAK, Fortius, Oztrekk, BCIT, Kintek (co-op students may come)

SFU exhibitors – SFU rec, BPK grad, BPK ergonomics, SFU careers services, SFU Sports therapy


  • Speakers:

Session 1:

Dietitian Professional: Melodie Yong, Jen

Dietitian student: Mitra (from SFU transferred to UBC)

Strength and Conditioning: John


Session 2:

Med students: Manan, Joyce, Ian, Michael

Med professionals: Dr Brotherhood canceled

PT students: Michelle Riley

PT professionals: Satvir


Volunteer duties

3:00 – 4:00 ASB setup and greeters – Brian, Omid, Erina, Megan

3:15 – 4:30 lab tours – Megan, Brandon, Alex

4:00 – 5:30 Registration breakout session signup

5:30 – 6:10 1st Session – Dietitians (Alam, Arsh); Strength and Conditioning (Jordan)

6:10 – 6:50 Dinner – Bader, Jordan, Megan, Erina.

6:55 – 7:35 Physio (Megan, Jordan); Med (Crystal, Omid, Bader)

7:35 – 8:00 Dessert and draw prizes


When doing classroom presentations please remember to mention Co-op. Info session is Feb 14 and deadline for signup is Feb 15.




Omid motions to reimburse Megan $36 from BPKSA trust funds from purchasing BPK skeleton Image rights

Jordan seconded; motion unanimously approved.



The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned by Megan at 2:00 pm in the BPK Graduate Student Lounge.  The next meeting will be held Jan 26th at 1:00pm in the BPK grad lounge!