Minutes – October 6, 2016

Meeting Minutes

Thursday, Oct 6, 2016

Text in red is important considerations that apply to all BPK students

(like the crib notes on areas where YOU can help or participate!)


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, Crystal, Arash, Joanne, Anas, Brian, Ran

Open Issues:

AQ table debrief – The tables went very well, and due to overwhelming engagement, we are now low on clothing supplies especially hoodies. An arrangement will be made to order more Hoodies

A Photographer coming to take pictures for our BPK club advertisements and promotion! – A Doodle poll will be posted for people to vote for a time and date that works best. Please fill out this doodle poll.

Careers in BPK event (Tuesday Jan 17) – Please attend

-MD and PT speakers will be arranged

Grads in UBC Med – Joyce, Ian, josh, Mannan, Michael

Grads PT -Michelle, Tylor, Kevin

Practicing PT – Sana

Grads In Strength and Conditioning – John Abreu

Current student working in strength and conditioning – Preston

Suggested BCIT session – cardiac perfusionist, ultrasound (Madison), Nursing

Need to Decide:

Possible 4th speaker – naturopath, dietitian, nutritionist, researcher

We can brainstorm 2 more fields that we would like to see represented

If you know anybody who fits a category above and could possibly come, or if you want to give your input on a field you would like to see, please contact the BPKSA

Kin Week (3rd week of November)

We have $500 grant

Speaker is coming Monday – some money will go for food after show ($150)

How to use the leftover $350?

Event Idea – Thursday Nov 17, a festival full of kin completions for prizes!

The event will use BPK equipment and other items to make fun games: tilt table, grip strength dynamometer, rowing machine, wii with wii sports, star trace machine, arcade cabinets, foosball table, Ping-Pong table, kick boxing dummy. Any other Ideas for fun Items to possibly include?

There will be a Masters of PT information session being held by Sheila Williamson (Admission Department), giving details on the admission process. – Wed Oct 12

Planning a Fall social – Behavioral neuroscience group wants to join together to create a joint social. Suggestions include bouldering at the Hive, probably Friday Nov 4th.

A request for the BPKSA to reinforce our group culture by hosting some more simple fun get-together events. Brian may try to plan a music bingo night. Please feel free to contribute, as any group member is able to suggest ideas and help make some small social events happen!

Start thinking about planning a year end BPK 101 students’ celebration event.


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 Oct 13, 2016 at 11:30am in the BPK Graduate Student Lounge.