These are the current executive members. Say hi if you see us around campus! We’re always interested in new faces and new ideas.
Simran Prashar | President
Hey! I’m Simran a 3rd-year Kinesiology Major in the Active Health and Rehabilitation Concentration. I chose Kinesiology as I have always had an interest in understanding how the body works and how that can improve our lives. As your president, I am the main point of contact for the BPKSA. I chair all our meetings and help organize events to further enhance your undergraduate student experience. My goal this year for the BPKSA is to encourage and include everybody by building a stronger community moving forward through all of our activities and events. We are all so lucky to be a part of such an amazing and welcoming faculty, I am looking forward to sharing my love for BPK with you all. Please don’t hesitate to reach out and join us at our next meeting and upcoming events! I hope to see you there!
Joshua Ham | Vice President
How’s it going! I’m a 4th-year Biomedical Physiology major and the BPKSA Vice-President. I advocate for BPK student interests, and help organize events and activities for students! I love using exercise and art to de-stress, and you can often find me doing just that in my free time. BPK has such a diverse collection of studies related to health and human physiology, there’s always something new and exciting to learn! Student unions are a great way to be involved in your student community, and the BPKSA always looks forward to meeting new members!
Emily Boyco | Secretary
Hi! I’m the External Relations Officer and Secretary for the BPKSA. In my free time, I love to run, hike and am always looking for new adventures to take part in. My favourite course I’ve taken so far is BPK 343; I learned so much within that class alone! I became involved with the BPKSA early on in my first year at SFU, and urge anyone considering getting involved to come by and hang out with us at our meetings or any of the many yearly events coordinated by the BPKSA!
Richelle Carter | Treasurer
Hi everyone! My name is Richelle and I’m currently a fourth-year Kinesiology student in the Active Health and Rehabilitation Concentration. I’m passionate about health, fitness, and injury prevention – especially when it comes to dancers! When I’m not studying, you can find me dancing, running, hiking, and chasing sunsets. The BPKSA has been such a fun way to build connections within the department and I highly recommend getting involved if you’re interested!
Sherilyn Chung | Departmental Committees Representative, Biomedical Physiology
Hi! I’m Sherilyn and I am a 3rd-year Biomedical Physiology major. I am passionate about anything that is related to human physiology and movement, which is why I chose this major! Currently, I’m the undergraduate representative, which means that I attend BPK faculty meetings and represent the interests of undergrads. In my free time, I like getting lost in a good book or going for a run in the woods. If you have any ideas or improvements that you want to share, feel free to reach out or attend our meetings!
Nicole Whittle | Departmental Committees Representative, Kinesiology
Hi! I’m Nicole, and I’m a 4th/5th-year Kinesiology major. I’m currently the Kinesiology Undergrad Rep, which means that I represent the undergraduate interests at monthly meetings with the BPK faculty and staff. If you have any ideas on how to improve the undergraduate experience for BPK students, reach out to me! Outside of school, you can find me somewhere in the North Shore mountains or playing a pick-up game of just about any sport.
Kashish Mehta | SFSS Council Representative
Hello, I’m Kashish and I’m a Biomedical Physiology major. I will be serving as the SFSS Council Representative this year. My plan during my term is to promote student involvement, agency and accessibility within the BPK department. During my time at University, I have learned that achieving good grades is just as important as making meaningful connections with your fellow peers. I encourage everybody to join us at our events and meetings, and also wish everybody a productive year!
Sarra Pirmohamed | External Relations Officer
Hello! My name is Sarra and I am the External Relations Officer for the BPKSA and I’m in my second year of Biomedical Physiology. In my free time, I enjoy playing hockey and rugby, as well as exploring nature with my dog. I love studying BPK because it allows me to combine my passion for science and sports, as well as introduce me to so many new people and ideas every day! The BPKSA is an amazing way to meet new people and get involved in the SFU community. Hope to see you soon!
Jaden Sekhon | Promotional Coordinator
Hello, I’m Jaden, a 3rd-year student majoring in Biomedical Physiology. I took on the role of Promotional Coordinator due to my passion for design and creativity. I believe using your talents in a meaningful way is the best approach for contributing to society and that is what I plan to do in the SFU BPKSA. Other than designing visuals such as graphic designs and videos, I also enjoy composing, singing, and producing music.
Simran Boparai | Promotional Assistant
Hi! I’m Simran, a third-year majoring in Kinesiology. I chose Kinesiology because of my interest in the human body and its movements. During my free time, you can find me doing Bhangra or playing soccer! I also to try new cuisines and cook! As Promotional assistant, I hope to elevate students’ involvement with the BPKSA through the help of social media.
Jessie Shen | SUS Representative
Hello! I’m Jessie and I’m a first-year student majoring in Kinesiology. I’ve been involved with the Science Undergraduate Society in the past and currently as well, making me well-suited to be the SUS Representative for BPKSA. I decided to pursue a degree in Kinesiology after taking an interest in sports and having passionate childhood memories of watching the Stanley Cup Playoffs every season with my dad. I am super excited to participate in and help run events with the BPKSA and learn more whilst getting involved with the Student Association of my degree! See you all soon!
Dawnie Ho | DSU Representative
Hi! I’m Dawnie, your DSU rep for the BPKSA. I’m a 3rd-year biomedical physiology major. In my free time, I love jogging around and exploring nature while listening to my favourite music. I also enjoy exercising which leads me to major in biomedical physiology. Being involved with the BPKSA is a great way to connect with the BPK community, it allows you to meet with a variety of people. So I look forward to meeting new members!
Aman Dhami | Student Space Coordinator
Hi! I’m Aman and I am a 2nd-year Biomedical Physiology student. My interest in the human body and passion for pursuing medicine is what led me to choose BPK. In my free time, I enjoy cooking, going on outdoor adventures with my dog and volunteering with a variety of organizations. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions about the BPK student space, feel free to reach out!
Irene Cheng | First Year Representative
Hi! My name is Irene and I’m a first-year majoring in Biomedical Physiology. I’m passionate about health, human physiology, and I hope to pursue a career in medicine. In my free time, I love binge-watching Netflix series and going on nature walks. Within the BPKSA, my role is to ensure that the first years’ opinions are well-represented and their issues are addressed. So feel free to reach out if you have any suggestions or concerns!