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!
Kashish Mehta | Vice President
Hello, I’m Kashish and I’m a Biomedical Physiology major. I will be serving as the Vice-President and my plan this term is to create a collaborative student community. I ardently enjoy neurophysiology and learning random new skills. 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!
Simran Boparai | Secretary
Hi everyone! My name is Simran and I’m a fourth year kinesiology major with a concentration in active health and rehabilitation. In my free time I enjoy cooking, reading, gardening, and netflix! I chose this degree to better understand how the human body works in its various ways due to my own injuries with the various sports I’ve played. I am this year’s secretary and my main role is to take meeting minutes and send them out to our community. I hope to see you at our next meeting!
Irene Cheng | Treasurer
Hi! My name is Irene and I’m a second-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 going on nature walks while listening to music or going swimming at the community pool. Within BPKSA, I am the Treasurer whose responsibilities are to maintain all financial records and secure fundings for the union. I highly encourage people to attend our meetings and share your ideas to make the department even better! Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or comments!
Gurleen Grewal | SFSS Council Representative
Hey! My name is Gurleen Grewal and I’m a 3rd year in biomedical physiology. My passion for the human body is what led me to major in this degree. All the fascinating things I learn daily makes me very excited to pursue a career in medicine one day. However, outside of the classroom, I love to build connections with my peers and be involved in the community, which is why I have taken the role of being the counselor representative for BPKSA. This position gives me a chance to advocate and voice concerns of my fellow BPK peers and allow them to have an enjoyable experience at SFU. During my free time I love to go on runs and hikes as it gives me a chance to enjoy nature and de-stress.
Sherilyn Chung | Undergraduate Representative
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 to try my hand at different crafts or hike in Vancouver. If you have any ideas or improvements that you want to share, feel free to reach out or attend our meetings!
Indraj Dhaliwal | External Relations Officer
Hey! My name is Indraj (Raj) and I am a third year Biomedical Physiology major and the External Relations Officer for BPKSA; I am the main point of contact for external organizations. I am working towards pursuing a career within the field of medicine in the near future, as I have always been passionate towards all and any science related to the human body. In my free time, I love to dive into the world of astronomy, read, watch basketball, or do some sort of physical exercise. I am looking forward to meeting more of my peers within the BPK community and beyond!
Susan Maleqazghar | Promotional Coordinator
Hi! I’m Susan and I am a 4th year Kinesiology major in the Active Health and Rehabilitation Concentration. I chose this major because I think the intricacies of the human body are fascinating. To connect with my department and peers, I will be serving as the BPKSA Promotional Coordinator. I am excited to connect with individuals who share common interests and work towards a common goal of making the BPK department as fun and welcoming as possible to SFU students. My interests outside of school are karate and watching ice hockey!
Diya Mann | Promotional Assistant
Hey! I’m Diya and I am a second year biomedical physiology major. I am looking to pursue a career in the healthcare field and am really interested in human physiology, which is why I chose this major. In my free time, I love hanging out with my family and friends, and I love going for walks in nature and bike rides with my little sister. I am excited to meet new people, and get involved in the BPK community, while encouraging others to as well through promoting events!
Aaron John | Kinesiology Department Student Representative
Hey! My name is Aaron and I am a 2nd year Kinesiology Major in the Active Health and Rehabilitation Concentration. I love being active in many different forms, whether it is playing basketball or going for a run outdoors. As an active person and someone intrigued by the functioning of the human body, Kin has been a perfect choice for me! With the BPKSA, I am the Kinesiology Department Student Representative which means I pass on information between our student union and the BPK faculty. I have been able to meet some fellow students and different professors through this student union, and if you are looking to do the same I encourage you to join the community!
Sarra Pirmohamed | DSU Representative
Hello! My name is Sarra and I am the DSU rep for the BPKSA and I’m in my third 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!
Aman Dhami | Student Space Coordinator
Hi! I’m Aman and I am a 3rd-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 giving back to the community. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions about the BPK student space, feel free to reach out!
Lavisha Katyal | Ergonomics Representative
Hi everyone! My name is Lavisha and I’m a third year Kinesiology major and I’m the Ergonomics representative! I chose this major because it includes not only physiology but also biomechanics, ergonomics, sensorimotor neuroscience and a lot more. In other words I love how comprehensive it is! My aim in this role will be to bridge the SFU community with careers and opportunities in the ergonomics field and getting more students involved! I’ve been dancing for 10 years and like to take an occasional class when I get a chance, along with reading in my spare time. If you have any questions about the occupational ergonomics certificate or BPKSA feel free to reach out!
Inaya Alibhai | First Year Representative
Hi everyone! My name is Inaya Alibhai and I am a first year Kinesiology student. I am one of the First Year Representatives this year with BPKSA. I have always been into sports since I was little and I did synchronized swimming for 10 years. I am also really into basketball and my favorite team is the Raptors. In my spare time, I enjoy listening to music, going to the gym, and going for walks. One day, I hope to work as a sports medicine physician for a professional sports team. Looking forward to the upcoming year!
Jovan Gnjatovic | First Year Representative
Hi, I’m Jovan, and I am your first-year rep for this year. My duties are to ensure the events are running and for that connection between us first years and the rest of the faculty to ensure as smooth of a transition as possible. In my free time, I like to read, swim, play video games, and hang out with friends.
Steven Lee | First Year Representative