MINUTES – June 11, 2014

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Students Association

Meeting Minutes

Wednesday June 11, 2014



Meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 12:30 by Shaila in AQ 5017


In attendance:

Shaila, Garveen, Debbie, Matt, Steven, Leandra


Open Issues


àBPKSA Webpage

  • Get webpage back up and running again; bpksa.org
  • Matt will talk to Brent about how to do the BPKSA webpage and will also redesign it
  • Update the executives page with pictures, add pictures of BPK clothing, post meeting times and the room, BPK events, more opportunities to get involved, and any other relevant information
  • Add a link to the Kin Games
  • Add a group picture of the BPKSA


àPeer Mentorship Program

  • Once the mentors have been decided the mentors, blurbs of the mentor’s personalities can be posted to the newly updated BPK Webpage
  • Need to create a personality tests to match the students in the mentorship program to an appropriate mentor

-Something similar to the Health Science websurvey for their mentorship program:

  • http://fhspeer.weebly.com/ àHealth Sciences Mentorship Program Link
  • Can ask questions about favourite sports, hobbies, books, music, colour, tv/movie or career choice, horoscope, where they are from etc. to assess personality of those wanting to take part in the mentorship program


àScience World Event (Science of Sports Exhibit)

  • June 28, 2014 (Saturday), at 1 pm
  • Mohammad applied for the grant which Steven finalized and sent out today


àBPK Kickoff

  • Joyce emailed Tom Claydon about Lab Tours; Tom emailed the rest of the BPK Professors about Lab Tours (just waiting on more responses).
  • Glen Tibbits (Molecular Cardiac Physiology Group) had offered his lab for Lab Tours.


àBPK Clothing

  • Need to order new clothing for the fall with new designs
  • Use blankstyle.com (the previous site we used) for more ideas on which designs/colours we prefer to order for clothing
  • Order athletic wear, with an ECG wave or action potential on it?
  • Change the design from the heart and brain to: lungs for t-shirt, add slogan (my vo2 max gives out before I do)
  • Do bright colours for athletic wear, keep the same colours as now for casual wear
  • Hoodies: keep the same design as now, order more red and navy, cross out “Students Association” and just leave “Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology” on
  • Sweat Pants: same design, but bolder ECG wave (in white), darker grey, different sweatpants style
  • If you have any other ideas, let us know in the next meeting!


àWeek of Welcome

  • Need to check with Darleen on ordering water bottles and if we are covering for water bottles and other swag given out in the week of welcome
  • Need to talk to Darleen about funds
  • Darleen will finalize details about week of welcome and let us know



The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned at Shaila at 1:20 pm. The next meeting will be held next week Wednesday June 18, 2014 in AQ 5017 at 12:30 pm.

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