Minutes – February 23, 2017


The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 1:00pm by Megan in the BPK Graduate Students Lounge.


In Attendance:

Megan, Emily C, Brian, Katie, Emily P, Arash, Ivy, Crystal, Emily B, Jaskarn, Brandon, Erina, Alam, Darleen, Omid


Open Issues:

1) Kin Cup

-Central Gym East Side booked for Friday March 3rd from 5:30-9:30pm

-No soccer nets

-Heard back from Tony, hockey nets will work for soccer

-Sports will be handball, dodgeball, indoor soccer

-Switch basketball for handball – more inclusive and inviting for everyone

-Equipment needed:

-2 nerf mini football for handball – ask what they use for Res Challenge

-30 balls for dodgeballs (will order both foam and rubber)

-2 hockey nets for soccer

-Footsal and soccer balls

-Cost $281.25 to book gym

-*Note: get someone who works for rec to book gym in the future because they get employee discount

-Pay for KinCup fees from core account, not applying for grant

-Erin from KinGames will be at KinCup to collect sports equipment

-Advertise in classroom presentations, include Year End Party – email will be sent out with more information including what to say, posters to show, etc.


2) Year End Party

-Diamond Alumni Center booked for Tuesday April 4th 5:30pm

-Need grant

-$500 to book, includes tables, chairs, setup, etc.


-Supplement approximately $5/person

-$100 for bartender – cash bar

-$70-100 for AV equipment rental – TV with picture slideshow

-Printing fees for posters and tickets

-Brian will check if BPKSA has a printing fund

-Expecting approximately 100 people

-See motions below

-Will plan food later


3) Spring Clothing Sale

-Will order clothing from Select Performance (located in Port Moody)

-American Apparel sweater

-American Apparel dri-fit shirts

-Heart t-shirt, no lungs or brain

-New unisex Champion sweatpants with pockets in charcoal grey

-Still designing sweatpants – possibly small logo on front by pocket

-Collecting forms and money Monday February 27th to Wednesday March 1st by couches outside BPK office

-Strict deadline Wednesday 12:30pm

-Members who regularly attend meetings will be eligible for discount on clothing


4) Trivia Night

-Wednesday March 15th 6:00pm

-If anyone is interested in helping Jordan with this event, please email him (jordano@sfu.ca)


5) Palmer College Presentation

-Bill Riley will be presenting “Chiropractic: The Best Kept Secret in Healthcare and Physical Medicine”

-Tuesday February 28th 4:00-5:30pm in BPK Seminar Room

-Free pizza and dinner included, please register at http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/267655601


6) Princeton Review Upcoming Events

-MCAT sample class Tuesday February 28th from 6:30-8:00pm in AQ 4150

-Free MCAT practice Saturday March 4th from 9:00-4:30pm in AQ 3154



Erina motioned to apply for a grant of up to $1400 grant from SFSS for the Year End Party. Omid seconded it. Motion was passed unanimously.


Crystal motioned to contribute up to $200 from core account to support the Year End Party. Brandon seconded it. Motion was passed unanimously.


Brian motioned to reimburse BPK Co-op up to $400 for a portion of the ASB rental fee and parking fees for Careers in BPK 2017 event from core account. Arash seconded it. Motion was passed unanimously.



The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned by Megan at 2:10pm in the BPK Graduate Students Lounge.  The next meeting will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 1:00pm in the BPK Graduate Student Lounge.