Minutes – Febuary 12, 2010

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Student Association

Meeting Minutes

February 12, 2010


  • The regular meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 9:36 on February, 12th, 2010 in the Kinesiology Seminar Room by John Abreu-Lanza.

In attendance:

  • John, Blaine, Charlotte, Marissa, Matt, Sandra, Amanda

Approval of Agenda

  • The agenda was unanimously approved as distributed.

Approval of Minutes

  • The minutes of the previous meeting were unanimously approved as distributed.

Open Issues

  • Clothing
    • John is looking for prices of miscellaneous items such as the polo and drawstring bag from the current clothing  supplier
    • Prices for dri-fit found online and dri-fit is too expensive to make a profit
      • Decided against selling dri-fit in clothing order this year
    • Non-clothing items (beer glasses and lanyards) are being postponed to an event and will not be included in clothing order
  • Year-end party:
    • Location Ideas:
      • Decided against last year’s location (Westwood Plateau)
      • A location on campus is more accessible:
        • Club Ilia- Restaurant & Bar in cornerstone
        • Campus pub
      • Burnaby mountain golf course (close to skytrain)
      • Diamond Alumni centre (somewhat formal, food is supplied)
      • Rent out a night club in Vancouver
    • Price point: $40 last year (too much?), aim for a lower price this year
    • Date: May 1, 2010
  • Club Night:
    • Still waiting on response from club
  • BPKSA Bulletin board
    • John will email logo to Charlotte for bulletin board
    • Information to be displayed: general information about student association, past and upcoming events, clothing order form once generated,
    • Colour scheme: black background red trim on other department bulletin boards, dark blue and white for our bulletin board to match logo colours
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Blaine’s motion: Set up with catering to have cookies, muffins and coffee at BPKSA meetings for the rest of the semester
      • The costs will be explored (approx $30 per meeting is estimated)
      • Muffins: 1.25, Cookie: 1.25, Coffee: 1.25 each (15 minimum)
        • Muffins and cookies are cut in half,
      • Vote postponed to next meeting in March
    • Update on core: $375 (half of original funding), plus $900 in account
    • Anthropology Study: topic is HPV vaccine Gardasil, student wants to make a presentation at meeting
    • Meetings postponed to after Olympic break, correspond through email


  • Meeting was adjourned at 10:00am by John Abreu-Lanza. The next meeting will be at 9:30am on March 5th, 2010 in the Kinesiology Seminar Room.




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