Minutes – October 25, 2012

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Student Association

Meeting Minutes

Thursday, October 25, 2012


The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 1:33pm on Thursday, October 25, 2012 in the BPK Seminar Room by Steven.

In attendance

  • Steven, Darleen, Joyce, Megan, Sidney, Amanda, Debbie, Shaila, Kirsten

Open Issues

  • Career Night
    • unfortunately our night is the same as UBC’s Career Night- this may be a conflict for some exhibitors
    • SFU Rec, Western State Chiro, SFU Health Promotions, Steve Nash Sports Club have all confirmed as exhibitors
    • we are now leaning towards 5 careers for sure: Med, PT, OT Naturopath, Kinesiologist
    • the schedule will depend on what day lab tours are on
    • Jason and Steven will meet with Cheri to work out the details for a possible grant to help cover the cost of the event
    • The following people are going to contact presenters/faculty members¬†about Career Night:
      • Brent: Tom (about whether lab tours can run on Research Day and if so, if Tom can put out a call for faculty)
      • Darleen: Kintec, Innovative Fitness, and presenters for Med, PT, OT, Kinesiologist
      • Lucy: Naturopath
      • Sidney: Catherine Richardson (about promoting Geek Week on our program)
      • Steven: Michiko (email the picture for the program design)
  • UPC Meeting Update
    • a new video is in the works to promote BPK, Joyce will send out the video for us to watch
    • money coming from the Dept. of Science may possibly go towards creating more opportunities to give lower division students research experience
  • ¬†Bouldering Event
    • Steven is working on a grant to subsidize the cost
    • we have agreed it will be on Monday, November 19th, @ 7:30pm
    • Sidney will contact them to confirm the date/time
  • Clothing Order
    • Shaila found cheaper clothing options, and after looking at all of them we replaced some of the previously picked items
    • Megan will email out the new list and Brent will look in to ordering samples
  • BPKSA Website
    • the professor for Kin 303 is already in the process of making new videos for the class


Meeting was adjourned at 2:22pm by Steven. The next meeting will be Thursday, November 1, 2012 in the BPK Seminar Room at 1:30pm.

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