Meeting Minutes – May 20, 2015

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Students Association

Meeting Minutes

Wednesday May 20, 2015



The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order by Loryn at 1:30 pm in the BPK Conference Room


In Attendance:

Shaila, Alex, Parham, Loryn, Garveen, Jake, Jordan, Erina


Open issues


-Thursday: information event for prospective students tomorrow; Loryn sent out an email to recruit for KIN Representative (we already have a BIF and a BNS representative)


BPK Peer Mentorship Program

-need to recruit more mentors; can go to classes to advertise and recruit people

-Executives presenting in classes are as follows:

-Matt: BPK 303 & BPK 343,

-Alex: BPK 381

-Shaila: BPK 326, BPK 431, BPK 304W

-Matt has added a link to sign up on the BPKSA webpage

-Alex and Matt will also like to hold socials for mentors and mentees in the fall to increase bonding between everyone; BPKSA will be helping out with BPK Mentorship Social Events

-training will be mandatory for new mentors & for people who have already been mentors, training wont be mandatory but will be recommended

-Alex will make a facts page to prompt conversation and get more students involved; can also help to answer any questions the mentee might have


Summer Plans:

-July is the best time for social events

-can do social events like hiking, water slides…need to brainstorm more ideas


Promoting BPK Orientation for Fall 2015

-mailing out pamphlets instead of phone calls this year to new students in the department

-lab tours will happen again

-could possibly start with a huge icebreaker (possibly a game) so everyone (including the new students) get to know each other better




The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned by Loryn at 2:30 pm in the BPK Conference Room. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday May 27th , 2015 in the BPK Conference Room at 1:30 pm.






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