Minutes – March 30, 2017


The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 1:03pm by Megan in the BPK Graduate Students Lounge.


In Attendance:

Megan, Jordan, Emily C, Emily P, Brandon, Alam, Katie, Leo, Ying Ying, Jaskarn, Ivy, Sonya, Crystal, Bader, Erina, Arash


Open Issues:

1) Year End Party


-Catering cannot do a split buffet of pasta and vegetarian

-Ordered 75 to Mediterranean Buffet for $20.99/person

-Vegetarian and gluten free options

-Need to finalize order by Friday at 11:30am

-Currently sold ~20 tickets

-Approved for $605 grant to cover $500 booking fee, $70 A/V rental, $10 printing, and $25 prizes

-$1930 allocated, $2480 projected to spend


-DAC booked from 5:00-9:30

-Set up will be taken care of, except for registration table

-5:00-5:30: Jordan, Crystal, Jaskarn, Katie will be there to check people in

-6:00: dinner buffet ready

-7:30: desserts available

-8:00: prize draws

-8:30: bar service ends

-9:00-9:30: leave


-Draw Tony playing his favourite sport; Tony will judge best drawing

-Name scramble of profs

-Trivia – mix of BPK department history, Jordan’s trivia night, and questions about profs

-Game prizes

-T-shirts for drawing game

-Extra entry in draw prize raffle

-Draw prizes


-Date night basket: movie pass + dinner gift card + snacks

-White Caps tickets

-Nesters gift basket

-$15 gift cards: Starbucks, Renaissance

-Nesters has not replied about to Ran about a gift basket; Jordan will check with them in person today


2) Spring Clothing Sale

-AQ tables booked for 10:30-2:30 Monday and Tuesday for sweatpants pickup and ticket sales

-Doodle poll will be sent out


3) Use of Leftover Core Funds

-~$400 left

-$408 for 60 custom Kin Cup pinnies (30 red, 30 blue)

-$200 for headphones


4) Research Day

-Friday March 31


5) Sun Run Registration

-Last day to register for Sun Run team this Friday March 31st at 11:59pm



The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned by Megan at 2:07pm in the BPK Graduate Students Lounge.  The next meeting (last meeting of the semester) will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 1:00pm in the BPK Graduate Student Lounge.