MINUTES – Sept 22, 2014

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Students Association

Meeting Minutes

Monday September 22, 2014




The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order by Steven at 1:30 in AQ 5009


In Attendance:

Garveen, Loryn, Shaila, Matt, Steven, Deepak, Josh, Sabrina, Matteo, Ashly, Conrad, Parham, Debbie, Darleen, Edward


Open Issues:


àElection Results & New BPKSA Executives

-Chief Electoral Officer: Sabrina

  • President: Loryn Bohne
  • Vice President: Shaila Gunn
  • Secretary: Garveen Brar
  • Treasurer: Josh Koehn
  • SFSS Council Representative: Debbie Wong
  • Departmental Committee’s Representative (KIN): Steven Mcgee
  • Departmental Committee’s Representative (BP): Joyce Ching
  • External Relations Officer: Ashly Hill
  • Promotional Coordinator: Matt Butt


àCongratulations to Sabrina as this is her last semester here at SFU!


àJosh: there is a first year student who would like to help us with graphic design; maybe he can help Sabrina out


àBPK Career Night

  • Will work on this in small amounts throughout the meetings of this semester


à7 Minute Major

  • This is similar to speed dating, but with all of the different majors offered at SFU
  • New or prospective students who are trying to figure out what they want to major in will meet with someone who is already declared from each program at SFU to get more information on that program and to learn more about what that program is all about
  • Event will occur the week of October 20, with 1 hour sessions, which include:

-up to 7 majors with each one represented by a 3rd or 4th year student already in that program

-up to 7 small groups of undeclared students who will be given 7 minutes with each representative to ask questions about the program

  • Anyone who is interested in being a representative for BPK, email Bryant @ bkamlade@sfu.ca
  • Steven will forward email to the execs


àFuture Events

  • Maybe hold a BPK event in mid November after all midterms have passed
  • Ideas so far include: bouldering, rock climbing, laser tag, bowling, trampoline park, paintball, extreme air park (Richmond)
  • Shaila & Ashly will look up group rates and locations and inform us ASAP!


àKin Week

  • BCAK is asking if we want to do a KIN Week here at SFU to promote Kinesiology
  • Will be the week of October 20-24; can be one day or for the full week depending on what works with everyone
  • Can be on or off campus and we can have guest speakers (owner of Le Physique personal training would love to be a guest speaker)
  • Event will be paid for by the BACK and won’t cost the BPKSA anything
  • They will also provide us with KIN posters


àMeeting Room

  • May switch to either the BPK conference room or a room in TASC II
  • Next week’s meeting will be held in AQ 4000
  • Everyone prefers the room in TASC IIàDarleen will confirm next week if we were able to get this room


àTerry Fox Run

  • Need to recruit more people for the BPK team for Terry Fox Run (Craig wants to have the biggest team on campus with a goal of 200 members!!)
  • Therefore promote signing up for the BPK team in your classes if possible
  • Also have brochures at the BPK Co-op office if they are needed


àVolunteers for Fortius

  • This Saturday, September 27 from 8 am to 11 am for the Concussion Educational Session for Allied Healthcare Practitioners event
  • They need volunteers to help set up for events; this can later on open up many great opportunities with Fortius
  • Need 2-3 volunteers to assist with greeting guests, registration, directing ‘traffic’ in the lobby & to meeting rooms & other miscellaneous tasks as needed
  • If you are interested, contact Darleen
  • There are also lots of other opportunities coming up which Darleen will inform us on once she has more information


The meeting of the BPKSA was adjourned by Steven at 2:20. The next meeting will be held Wednesday, October 1 2014 at 1:30 pm in AQ 4000.




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