Minutes – July 20, 2016

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Student Association

Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, July 20, 2016



The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 1:30pm by Garveen in the BPK Seminar Room.


In Attendance:

Garveen, Joanne, Debbie, Alam, Erina, Elaine, Caleb, Emily, Megan, Matt, Kirstin, Lisa


Open Issues:


1) BPK Kickoff

-Lisa will talk to the department to see what they will be willing to fund for the swag bags

-lanyards will cost around $200, we would likely have to pay for them


2) BPK 101

-Friday September 9th from 2:15-4:30pm

-both Brent and Diana have agreed to come speak at the event and we will keep it to just the two of them for the event

-Diana will be able to provide tips on how to be successful in first year courses and can speak about doing her Master’s at SFU

-Brent will be able to provide ideas on how to get involved early on in your degree and can speak about doing his undergrad and Master’s here

-each of them can speak for few minutes and then we will open up the floor to questions

-Joanne will email the two of them to coordinate

-scavenger hunt/Amazing Race type of activity will be included in the Icebreaker portion, will create clues that help get them more familiar with the BPK area and other parts of campus; Debbie, Kirstin & Garveen will start brainstorming

-Erina had spoken to Brenda a bit about the Career Development Workshop but will connect with her again to see the style of workshops she has held in the past

-for the refreshments we can pick up snacks (fruit platter, pizza, granola bars) from Costco


2:15-2:30 pm: Registration (BPK Seminar Room?)

2:30-2:35 pm: Migrate for icebreakers (maybe book a gym/field or use field near TASC?)

2:35-3:25 pm: Icebreaker + BPK Scavenger Hunt

3:25-3:30 pm: Migrate for Career Development Workshop

3:30-4:00 pm: Career Development Workshop (will need to book a room for this)

4:00-4:05 pm: Migrate for Speaker Series (BPK Seminar Room?)

4:05-4:30 pm: Info session + Refreshments

4:30 pm: Wrap-up + Swag Bags


3) Motions

Matt motioned to reimburse Emily $52.38 for the BPK Peer Mentorship Lunch. Debbie seconded it. The motion was unanimously approved.


4) Clothing

-will arrive tomorrow and we will hand it out the week of August 1st

-Garveen will email a Doodle pool, please sign up for shifts!




The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned by Garveen at 2:00pm in the BPK Seminar Room. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 1:30pm in the BPK Seminar Room.