Minutes – November 18, 2009

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Student Association

Meeting Minutes

November 18th, 2009


  • The regular meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 12:32pm on November 18th, 2009 in the Kinesiology Seminar Room by John Abreu-Lanza.

In attendance

  • John, Lauren, Torny, Blaine, Brent, Marissa, 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

  • Careers in Kin
    • Brent hasn’t heard back from his OT guy
      • John will contact his friend
    • Torny’s contact is an SFU Grad and is not interested
  • Brent Update
    • Will be meeting with Darleen on Friday
    • Most rooms are booked
    • Darleen has a copy of a rough schedule
    • Brent will get a tally of exhibitors and a tally of presenters for next weeks meeting
    • Still need to look into the Jersey prize for the Roger Takahashi event
  • Website
    • The Psychology DSU website that John sent out is clean crisp design
    • Designer/Creator has lots of experience with adobe
    • Could design it for us based on our ideas
    • Could potentially help us with our banner
    • Going with this designer could save us a lot of time that many of us don’t have
    •  John will send out an e-mail today contacting her
    • Ideas for the website
      • Black background, white writing
  • Additional business
    • Common Room
      • Communications is willing to share their common room in K8863 with us
      • John is still waiting to hear back from the President and to sort out details
  • Dodgeball
    • Brent was the only KSA member to show up
    • A lot of fun and would definitely recommend going next time
  • E-mail from the Peak
    • The Peak will be leaving some space in the paper  for news of what’s going on with DSU’s
    • Something we could take advantage of for promoting events and what’s going on with the BPKSA
  • End of term
    • 2 meetings left
    • Gift exchange again this year?
      • Voted all against
    • Lazer Tag after exams
      • Everyone in favour


  • Meeting was adjourned at 12.49pm by John Abreu-Lanza. The next general meeting will be at 12:30pm on November 25th, 2009 in the Kinesiology Seminar Room.



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