Minutes – May 31, 2010

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Student Association

Meeting Minutes

May 31, 2010


  • The regular meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 12:30 on May 31, 2010 in the Kinesiology Seminar Room by John Abreu-Lanza.

In attendance

  • John, Matt, Sandra, Amanda, Helen, Mark

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

  • Co-op wants to set-up a presentation with Geoff Desmoulins to be held on Friday, June 11 at 1:30 pm in IRMAC Theatre.  Darleen wants to know if we’re willing to help out. John will send her an email letting her know we are willing to help.
  • 2010 Careers in Kin Presenter Gifts
    • Co-op wants to split the costs of gifts for the presenters with us.
      • ~$10 – $14 per shirt = ~$70 in total
    • Do we split the costs with Co-op? John put it to a vote.
      • Unanimous decision to split the costs up to $70.
  • Ideas for next school year (2010/2011)
    • Week of Welcome
    • idea of participating, do we want to?
  • Clubs Days
    • have forms for clothing sales ready to distribute
    • want something to draw attention
    • idea of having a contest to see who has highest vertical
  • Clothing Sales
    • it takes about 2 weeks for an order so thinking of having clothes ready for pick-up around mid to late October
  • Kin Cup
    • have the same format as last year (Fall ’09 semester)
    • would like to have more professors come out
  • Club Night
    • goal for next year: have people come!
    • possible locations:
      • back to Gossip?
      • Caprice
      • Ceilis – good location, need better deal
  • Careers in Kin
    • like having it during Geek Week
  • Social
    • with other student unions
    • want to do it next year, they work
    • ideas?
  • Year End Party
    • promoting
    • have banners with countdowns
    • more classroom presentations
    • cheaper tickets
    • locations
      • Diamond Alumni Centre
      • Club Ilia


  • Meeting was adjourned at 1:13am by John Abreu-Lanza. The next meeting will be the week of June 14th in the Kinesiology Seminar Room at a time to be determined.

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