Minutes – November 28, 2013

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Student Association

Meeting Minutes

Thursday, November 28, 2013


The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 1:30pm on Thursday, November 28, 2013 in AQ 4130 by Steven.

In attendance

  • Steven M., Alex, Loryn, Navo, Lucy, Gina, Darleen

Open Issues

  • Career Event
    • How much do you want to apply for the grant? (still undecided) Last year we got $1200
    • Update from Darleen:
    • Med: Jesse (student), Shawna (previous BPKSA exec), & Alicia (student) are confirmed depending on their rotations/schecule
    • Physio: Sana (PT confirmed), Sarah Lord Fergusen (PT student pending)
    • Lab tours: Sherri Fergussen, Tom Claydon, Wakeling,
    • OT: Sarah (OT student confirmed), Trevor Randell (OT co-op employer confirmed), Brittany (OT back-up)
    • Research: Dave Clarke (Professor, confirmed)
    • Chiro: University of Western state – Glenn Cashman (Chiro for canucks – pending)
    • Possible Exhibitors: Darleen will contact Forteus
  • Buttons
    • I am BPK (order 1000)
    • Motion to pay BPK co-op up to $300 for 1000 “I am BPK” buttons was motioned by Alex Lukac and second by Gina Marinkovic was unanimously approved
  • Future Events
    •  “Week of Welcome Wednesday Wings” 2014 kick-off social (first or second week of classes)
  • BPK swag
    • Get some hats or water bottles to encourage people to come to BPK Events
    • First 100 to pre-register for BPK events get prizes
    • Ideas: Hats, water bottles, lanyards, stickers
    • Debbie Wong is designated as the liaison between Darleen and BPKSA for info about the BPK swag
  • UPC Updates from Gina
    • Living wage campaign is asking for support from SFSS and DSUs to go along with their campaign to have a dialogue about it
    • SFU to be a living wage employer


Meeting was adjourned at 2:20 pm by Steven. The next meeting will be at TBA in January 2014 in TBA.

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