Minutes – March 30, 2011

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Student Association

Meeting Minutes

March 30, 2011



  • The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 11:32am on March 30, 2011 in AQ5038 by Torny Hansen-Bubnick.

In Attendance

  • Torny, Matt, Amanda B., Marissa, Alex, Eric, Steven, Amanda W., Brent, Lauren, and Sandra

Approval of Agenda

  • The agenda was unanimously approved as distributed.

Approval of Minutes

  • The minutes of the previous meeting were unanimously approved as distributed.

Open Issues

  • Year-End Party
    • Table in the AQ
      • no tables available
      • too much trouble
    • Laurie already has a system for ticket sales
      • Pick up our tickets by Friday
    • Have 10 free tickets
      • so far we’ve given away 2 and sold 0
    • approved $400 (grant)
      • means we have to sell 30-35 tickets (minimum)
      • strive for 55 or more
    • there is a gluten free option
    • veggie option
      • switch one of the options on the list
      • recommended switching out the prawn dish
      • one is okay
      • there’s going to be salad as well
    • Draw prizes?
      • a couple of shirts and bags
      • they can choose size of shirt too
    • Advertise on Facebook
      • Facebook statuses!
  •  Clothing
    • new brand no longer has dark gray either
    • couldn’t get a hold of one person
    • ordered black sweatpants for her
    • expect clothing on Monday/Tuesday
    • people who are switching again are given free tickets
    • give out clothing next Wednesday/Friday
    • see if Seminar room is free next week
    • profit of ~$500/$600
  • Account
    • don’t know exact amount yet
      • estimated $630
    • Amanda B. is seeing Antonio today
      • email Torny so we know
    • have $574 to take out for clothing and speaker gifts
    • no other outstanding receipts
  • External Review
    • Kin department being evaluated
    • reviewers want to meet with undergrads in the Seminar room
      • Tomorrow from 1:00-1:30pm
      • class sizes needs to be brought up
  • Forum Meeting
    • How we benefit from
    • Careers in Kin
    • lab tours
    • promote grad programs
    • Improve kin community
    • be specific
    • students getting to network with profs at various events
    • free events
    • able to subsidize for students
    • Suggest less money in core
      • so DSUs can’t use the cores for no good reason
      • have grants so DSUs have to state why they need funding
      • reallocate it to grant funding
    • enVision
    • leave DSU funding alone
    • mention community, research (lab tours, promote grad programs)
  • Kin Cup
    • wait until May to get it engraved
    • under $3/plate; in total $15


  • Meeting was adjourned at 11:53am by Torny Hansen-Bubnick. The next meeting will be April 6, 2011 in AQ5038 at 11:30am.

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