Minutes – February 2, 2011

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Student Association

Meeting Minutes

February 2, 2011

Opening:

  • The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 11:32pm on February 2, 2011 in AQ5038 by Lauren Tindale.

In attendance:

  • Lauren, Matt, Eric, Navnita, Brent, Amanda B., Torny, Steven, Stephanie, Darleen, Jane, Cheri, and Sandra

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:
    • President
      • Lauren nominates Torny
      • Torny accepts
      • Torny wins by acclimation
    • Vice President
      • Torny nominates Lauren
      • Lauren accepts
      • Lauren wins by acclimation
    • Treasurer
      • Lauren nominates Amanda B.
      • Amanda B. accepts
      • Amanda B. wins by acclimation
    • Secretary
      • Lauren nominates Sandra
      • Sandra accepts
      • Sandra wins by acclimation
    • Promotions Officer
      • Lauren nominates Marissa
      • Marissa wins by acclimation
    • External Relations Officer
      • Lauren nominates Matt
      • Matt accepts
      • Matt wins by acclimation
    • First Year Representative
      • Lauren nominates Steven
      • Steven accepts
      • Steven wins by acclimation
  • Sun Run Team
    • no one signed up yet
    • posters
      • Nav and Eric will make one up
  • Kin Cup
    • Friday, February 25, 2011
    • 6pm; start set-up at 5:30
    • need to email faculty and students
    • have an RSVP for students and faculty
    • Torny will help Jane out with posters
  • Display Case
    • put up clothing samples
  • Careers in Kin Debrief
    • Sign-Up
      • didn’t seem as congested as last year
        •  everyone had to pay this year
          • this didn’t happen
      • training/explanation/print out of what to do
    • need exhibitor helpers
    • Lab-Tours
      • there was a lot of interaction
      •  it was more hands on
      •  good having them closer together – not getting lost
      •  some people didn’t know when the lab tours were
        • signs of times/”wait here for lab tours”
    • exhibitors
      • had 11 tables and couldn’t fit more
      •  worried there weren’t enough exhibitors
      •  grad table was interesting
      • next year have two table for them
    • speakers
      • chiropractics
        • was very good, fun, animated
        • people wanted to ask him a lot of questions
        • empty for the last session
      •  physiotherapy panel
        • good speakers
        • sometimes a little hard to hear him
        • good to have one physiotherapist and one student
      •  medicine
        • not many people went – why?
        • pull medicine out?
        • only one break out session?
      •  panel
        • there were more questions directed towards athletic therapist than anyone else
        • athletic therapist overshadowed everyone else
        • WorkSafe was pretty good
        • pair WorkSafe with ergonomics?
      • ergonomics
        • session one wasn’t good in terms of attendance
        • fair amount of people in the last session
        • it was interesting
    • people don’t come because they’ve come before
      • alternating years of lab tours and speakers?
      • 4 sessions twice (two break out sessions)?
      • end earlier
      • cap room numbers at a smaller number?
    • food
      • chicken was really good
      •  too many leftovers
      •  cut down wraps by a tray (125 wraps)
    • speaker gifts
      • Lauren motions to spend up to $200 on this year’s speakers gifts (13) from core account
        • motion passed unanimously
      •  Lauren motions to spend up to $110 from core account on last year’s speakers
        • motion passed unanimously
    • emails
      • good amount of emails
    • people didn’t stay for exhibitors while eating
      • there was still people taking food
        • need a “security” person
    • extend time of lab tours?
      • 5/6 lab tours and one panel (1hr long) without exhibitors?
      • might lose focus in an hour long panel
      • 2 panels with food in between?
  • motion to reimburse Torny Timbits from core account ($5.99)
    • motion passed unanimously

Adjournment

  • Meeting was adjourned at 12:21pm by Lauren Tindale. The next meeting will be February 9, 2011  in the AQ5038 at 11:30.

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