Minutes – October 27, 2016


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


In Attendance:

Megan, Jordan, Emily, Erina, Joanne, Arash, Brian, Omid, Arlo, Aaron, Jaskarn, Bader, Darleen, Ran.


Open Issues:


Careers in BPK (Wed, Jan 18)

UBC changed their date to Tuesday Jan 17.

Agreed to switch to our scheduling to Wed, Jan 18

This should not affect any current arrangements made.

Sophie confirmed Vancouver massage therapy, now she is on the tail of BCIT.

Darleen will still arrange Physio therapists and Medical Doctors

Med Students – Megan asked Mannan and Joice, both are interested but need to check upcoming school schedules

Other organizations that still need checking:

-Thompson Rivers U (Omid  arrange)

-Fortius, , Dietetics student (Ran arrange)

-Strenght and conditioning John (Megan re-arrange)

-Molecular cardiac physiology lab is confirmed, but we will need to ask for day switch now (Omid will ask)

-aerospace lab to be determined (Megan will arrange)


Fortius seminar

Will be at 3:00pm November 1st (Tuesday) – applied biomechanics

Watch your emails for further details


BPK email digest discussion

Feedback given on new presentation

Decided to change format to just headlines with links




Discussion on pictures for front of booklet to advertise Careers in BPK

Some pictures were presented and voted on by group

Two favorites selected for possible mockup:

Vitruvian man – black backgroud

Sitting skeleton – pose of “the thinker” sculpture


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

We still need to be approved, to determine that no events are deemed dangerous – currently in process

Items that still need to be arranged by members:

-Dan marigold (Omid, Bader) ask for prism goggles

-Star trace (Megan)

-TV for Wii (Megan)

-(Aaron) has projector and Wii if everything falls through with current option

Confirmed attendants:

-BNSS will come

-Career services will come and bring games

Others we are currently waiting for confirmation:

-Personal training club

-Exercise is medicine – to be determined

We have received the 500$ for the event

Decided on a time for the event – 12:00 – 2:00

It was proposed we add some fun team “trust” games into the mix for fun.


Fall social arrangements with BNSS

BNSS has details on prices

They may have a connection with cliffhanger, so will get back to us with other possible prices


Clothing sale

We have already raised approximately $1500

A large order on tuques will be placed from for kin games



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 3, 2016 at 11:30am in the BPK Graduate Student Lounge.