Minutes – March 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, Jordan, Emily C, Emily P, Omid, Katie, Jaskarn, Leo, Ning Ning, Ivy, Tyler, Crystal, Alam, Erina, Richard, Ran, Bader


Open Issues:

1) Year End Party

-Tickets will be sold tomorrow at the clothing table ($15)

-When planning the Year End Party next year, ask about the Athlete’s Gala date (conflict this year)

-Classroom presentations – Year End Party poster will be on the BPKSA website

-Tickets will be available at the BPK General Office

-AQ tables booked for Monday April 3, Tuesday April 4 to sell more tickets before the event

-Bartender, cash bar, TV, podium

-Set up taken care of by the DAC

-Ordering food through SFU catering

-Last year we had “Baked Pasta Buffet”, which did not have any gluten free/vegetarian options

-Other options: vegetarian buffet (vegan options)

-Split 70 pasta/30 vegetarian

-Will base food order on how many tickets sold



-History of the department

-Draw Richard and his llama

-Word search

-Richard will put something together by next week

-BPKSA members – please send in 2-3 trivia facts about yourself to bpksa@sfu.ca


-Dinner gift baskets: $20-25 restaurant gift card, Costco movie pass, sparkling juice

-Athletic gift basket: BPK headphones, shaker bottle, clothing

-Nesters gift basket


2) Spring Clothing Sale

-Tomorrow 9:30-2:30

-AQ table near B9201

-Distribute sweat pants at AQ table booked for April 3/4 or at the Year End Party


3) Use of Leftover Core Funds

-Fiscal year end is end of April

-$150 table cloth

-Pinnies – $5.99 for single sided, 30 red and 30 blue

-Lanyards $2.55ea for 150+, water bottles, shaker bottles $13.95ea

-Business cards, pens

-Drawstring bags

-SFU BPK notebooks


4) U of Sydney Health Sciences Information Session

-Next Wednesday

-Sample lecture from OT/PT program

-Information session about entry to the school

-RSVP link and Facebook event


5) Research Day

-Oral presentations, poster presentations

-3-minute thesis competition


6) Sun Run

-Registration ends Friday March 31st to sign up for our BPK corporate team

-26 people currently registered



The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned by Megan at 2:07pm in the BPK Graduate Students Lounge.  The next meeting will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 1:00pm in the BPK Graduate Student Lounge.