Minutes – January 22, 2010

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Student Association

Meeting Minutes

January 22th, 2010


  • The regular meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 9:36am on January 22th, 2010 in the Kinesiology Seminar Room by John Abreu-Lanza.

In attendance:

  • John, Lauren, Brent, Blaine, Torny, Marissa, Sandra, Matt, Charlotte, Mrinalini and 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

  • Elections of Current/New Positions
    • President
      • John is nominating himself
      • John is in by acclimation
    • Vice President
      • Lauren is nominating herself
      • John seconds
      • Lauren is in by acclimation
    • Treasurer
      • Lauren nominated Blaine
      • John seconds
      • Blaine is in by acclimation
    • Secretary
      • Torny declined her nomination
      • Marissa is nominated
      • John seconds
      • Marissa is in by acclimation
    • First-year Representative
      • No first years present
      • Seat is still Open
    • Promotions Officer
      • Seat is still Open
    • External Relations Representative
      • Seat is still Open
  • Overview of general BPKSA procedures
    • Agenda is sent out preferably a few days before the meeting
    • Meetings will be on Fridays at 9:30am
    • Secretary will type up minutes and send them out quickly to the mail list
    • Everyone is going to have to step up and we will have to work together this year. Duties can’t keep falling on the same shoulders
  • Update new members on events
    • Jan 25 2:30-3:30 Roger Takahashi
    • Jan 27 4pm-9pm Careers in Biomedical Physiology Kinesiology
    • March Clubs Night
    • Last weekend in April after Exams Year End Party
  • CiK and Roger Takahashi Event
    • Volunteers are need to sell the raffle tickets
      • Torny, Mrinalini and Brent can get to IRMACS for 2pm
    • Raffle ticket prices: 1 for $2, 3 for $5
      • The whole team has signed the Jersey
      • Money Raised will go to the Canuck Place
  • Clothing
    • We have the first 2 logos back
      • Design 1:
        • Some tweaking needed
        • Edit: The peaks should be the same height
        • SFU over the line so the font can be bigger
      • Design 2:
        • Same as before, just played around with name sizes
        • Some long sleeve shirts with Biomedical Physiology and some with Kinesiology
    • Prices
      • Price break when you order 50 of any item
      • John quoted everything under 50 to see what the most expensive outcome would be
      • Each item has a $40 set up fee ($20 per screen)
      • $7.75 colour shirts
      • $7.00 for white shirts
        • If we order 50 $0.70 less per shirt
      • We should order a few extra for clubs days and prizes
      • Try to get some samples
      • Last year
        • Long sleeve cost us $12.60 and we sold it for $16
        • Short sleeve cost us $9.15 and we sold it for $12
        • Hoodies cost us $26.25
        • Zip up Hoodies cost us $26.40
        • Sweats cost us $16.75 and we sold it for 22
      • This year
        • Short sleeve would cost us $8.75 if we order less 50
        • Long sleeve will have a $80 set up
        • This year it would cost us about $4 more
        • Hoodies would cost us $20
        • Zip up Hoodies would cost us $23.50
        • Sweats  would cost us $7.70 more for elastic bottom
        • With elastic bottom: $19.90
        • Without elastic bottom $12.15
          • We could do both, but we wouldn’t get the price break
          • Looking at just going with the non-elastic bottoms
        • Embroidery on clothing costs depend on the number of stitches
          • Would be nice on the Polo Shirts
      • Prices for this year’s clothing order
        • Short Sleeve shirt $10
        • We will have a money counting and coffee party to help Blaine
        • Price discussions tabled until next meeting


  • Meeting was adjourned at 10:17am by John Abreu-Lanza. The next meeting will be at 9:30am on January 29th, 2010 in the Kinesiology Seminar Room.

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