Minutes – November 10, 2016


The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 11:30am by Megan in the BPK Graduate Student Lounge.


In Attendance:

Megan, Meghan, Jordan, Emily, Joanne, Arash, Brian, Omid, Bader, Brandon, Jaskarn.


Open Issues:


Careers in BPK (Wed, Jan 18) update

Darleen will keep helping with contacting speakers, but members who have agreed to make contact with individuals, please keep at it.

If anybody is having trouble, you can CC BPK engage in emails, they can help


Darleen Presents Appreciation Letters

Student services gave BPKSA members a small award for being engaged group! A thank you for volunteering and collaborating with Co-op department.


Kin Week – (Thursday Nov 17th, 12:00 – 2:00)

Webinar on Monday – The kinesiologist’s role in Cardiac rehab (10:30 – 11:00 in the conference room)

8 exhibitors confirmed: Kin Games, BNSS, Personal Training Club, EIM Club, Outdoors Club, Career Services, SHAC, and of course BPKSA

We have got permission for prism goggles – We will use a twister matt to make bean bag target area

Row completion – how fast can you complete 250m

Grip strength – non-dominant hand strength, best of 2 tries

Discussion on layout, signage and banners – We have enough BPK banners, no need for event specific banner

We will cancel Wii to create room for the bean bag toss

Meghan will make a disclaimer to post at the rowing station to warn individuals of risks to back injury

No clothing sale

Emily will be in charge getting balloons and helium

Brandon will also look into getting free balloons and table cloths


When members will be arriving to help host event:

11:00 Megan, ran, Emily, Omid

11:30 Bader, Meghan, Jaskarn, Joanne, Brian, Jordan

11:30 – 12:20 Brandon

Meghan and Jordan will get rowing machine

Brian and Bader will get outdoors club equipment



BPKSA – Bader and run

Rowing – Meghan

Prizm Goggles – Jordan

Food – Emily, Omid

Interactive Models and Grip Strength – Jaskarn, Megan

We will Provide name tags and remember to wear BPK clothing!

Food we will include: popcorn, timbits, cookies, fruit

$50 gift card must be awarded using Instagram premotion, and advertise book store. We will also include Facebook Promotion for draw at winning free BPK clothes

Lisa will draft letter to Nesters so they will hopefully support the event by providing bananas


Communications student union reached out to us

They are willing to help us with any future events requiring “Communications”


Krieg Y – LGBTQ community awareness contacted us

We can buy wrist bands and hats to help show support



The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned by Megan at 12:20pm in the BPK Graduate Student Lounge.  The next meeting will be held on Thursday Nov 24, 2016 at 11:30am in the BPK Graduate Student Lounge.