Minutes – September 1, 2017


The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 11:30am by Crystal in the BPK Conference Room.


In Attendance:

Crystal, Emily C, Emily B, Erina, Leo, Ningning, Brandon


Open Issues:

1) Welcome Day

-Promoted BPKSA and BPK 101 event to first year students at Faculty/Departmental Student Union Services Fair table

-8 new students registered for BPK 101


2) BPK 101

-24 responses

-Half can only make to either the first or second half of the event

-For future social events, do not pick Friday afternoons every time

-Brent will not be able to speak at BPK 101

-Emily B will email Brent if he has suggestions for who we should ask

-Ask Christina (TA for BPK 305), Javier (TA for BPK 201), Shaila and Matt if they are available

-Icebreakers: clapping name game, newspaper island, orange, human knot

-Have one BPKSA member at each station for the scavenger hunt (library (2), B9200 (1), barbeque courtyard (1), seminar room (3)

-Sophie would prefer not to speak at the event

-Van is not up to date with course/degree planning

-Richard has not responded to the email yet (he always replies late)

-Send a reminder email to all speakers on Wednesday or Thursday


3) Clubs Day

-Will send out a doodle poll so you can sign up for shifts

-Tuesday Sept 12 (table 68) and Wednesday Sept 13 (table 75)


4) Welcome BBQ Kickoff

-Ryan Dill is confirmed to be a speaker

-Glen Tibbits is open to running a tour of his lab (shared with Claydon, Ruben, and Poburko)

-Ask Dave Clarke if we can tour his lab


5) Wings Night

-Crystal will be submitting the grant today

-Asked the BNSS to collaborate with the event, but have not gotten a response

-Aaron said their next meeting is on the 4th

-Wings by Lougheed Mall happy hour 3-6pm

-1lb of wings is $13 + 15% service charge

-75 people said they were available in the Facebook poll (out of 100)

-Students under 19 years of age will be let in


Motion: Emily B motioned to contribute $30 for the wings night on September 15th from the core account. Erina seconded it. Motion was passed unanimously.



The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned by Crystal at 12:57pm in the BPK Conference Room. The next meeting will time and location will be determined next week.