Minutes – June 22, 2016

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Student Association

Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, June 22, 2016



The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 1:30pm by Garveen in room K9622.


In Attendance:

Garveen, Megan, Erina, Emily, Alam, Bader, Matt, Elaine, Caleb, Darleen


Open Issues:


1) Clothing Sale

-AQ tables booked July 4,5,6 from 11am to 2pm for clothing order drop off

-selling old clothes, re-ordering toques and dri-fits as well as ordering the new hoodie

-advertise through the BPK Digest, Facebooks posts, screen outside BPK office, emails

-Garveen will send out a Doodle poll, please sign up for shifts!


2) NGO Burma Border Projects

-a BPK student is involved with a youth mentorship program for children who are displaced from Burma and are refugees in Thailand

-she is launching the second term of the program and is asking for funding

-Garveen will contact her to find out some more information


3) Fall Kickoff/BPK Orientation

-Welcome Back BBQ is scheduled for September 15th from 11:30am-1:00pm

Tentative schedule:

– 12:00 – 12:30 – Registration at the BBQ (Give Bingo game to encourage talk with the faculty, prize for the winner)

-12:30 – 12:40 – Opening Speaker (Darleen? Richard?)

-12:40 – 12:50 – Move to the big field

-12:50 – 1:10 – Icebreakers?

-1:10-1:15 Commute to Lorne Davies Building for SFU Physiotherapy and SFU Rec presentations

-1:15 – 1:35 Presentation 1

-1:35 – 1:40 Rotate Groups

-1:40- 2:00 Presentation 2

-2:00– 2:10 Commute to the KIN Building for lab tours (CV Lab & Neuromuscular Mechanics)

-2:10 – 2:30 Lab tour 1

-2:30 – 2:35 Rotate Groups

-2:35 – 2:55 Lab tour 2

-2:55 – 3:15: Snack & Wrap Up

-next week we will talk about BPK Orientation (brainstorm ideas this week!)


4) Kin Cup

-gym bookings may be difficult this time of year due to summer camps

-Megan will talk to Tony to see if he thinks it’s feasible

-Garveen will talk to Matt to see if the grad students are interested

-Kickball, Ultimate, Softball (slow pitch?), Soccer

-the 3rd week of July should be a good time (July 19, 20, 21?)


5) Career Workshops

-Erina is meeting with Darleen, Sophie & Brenda about creating some career workshops for BPK students specifically

-could have her attend BPK Orientation to introduce this idea to the first years




The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned by Garveen at 2:20pm in room K9622. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 1:30pm in room K9622.