Minutes – January 27, 2012

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Student Association

Meeting Minutes

Friday, January 27, 2012

Opening

  • The meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 1:35pm on Friday, January 27, 2012 in AQ 5016 by Brent.

In attendance

  • Brent, AJ, Steven, Eric, Lisa, Alex, Kresimir, Tanuj, Margaret, Lucy, Natasha, Tabrez, Joyce, Lea, Allison, Shaila, Kirstin, Megan, Jason, Kaitlin

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

  • Kin Cup
    • Sidney booked gym and will book the equipment for the event on Feb. 24
    • Brent proposed the motion to reimburse Sidney Morrison $218.75 from core for Kin Cup gym rental and up to $50 from core for the rental of equipment for the event for a total of up to $268.75 was unanimously approved
    • Steven proposed the motion to reimburse Brent Flodin $22.51 from core for banner hanging hardware was unanimously approved
    • Sports: Dogeball, Basketball, Soccer
  • Career event
    • Reflect: What went well? What could we improve?
  • Website
    • We now have access to the www.sfu.ca/~ksa web space
    • What should we use it for? How can we add utility without getting in the way of what the Facebook group accomplishes?
  • Year-end party
    • will be discussed next meeting
  • Changes to BPKSA
    • Constitution changes:
      • The old constitution limits when we can approve budgets and expenditures
      • Change voting to secret ballot
      • Added position: promotions
      • Departmental undergrad rep and department meetings rep – changed from 3 people rep to 1 person
      • Document changes terms of office from Sept to August, not every term
    • Steven proposed a motion adopt the new constitution as written, Have this in-term election due to constitutional changes, resulting in this election lasting until the end of summer. Elections for the next one-year term will then take place in fall 2012.
      • Alastair seconds the motion and all unanimously approved
      • Had discussion at last meeting two weeks ago about constitutional changes and the changes were unanimously approved
  • Elections
    • A list of nominated candidates at the time of the agenda being written is as follows:
      • President: Brent Flodin
      • Vice-president: Steven McGee
      • Treasurer: Alastair Lindsay
      • Secretary: Alex Lukac
      • External Relations Officer: Sidney Morrison
      • Promotional Coordinator: Lisa Lin
      • Departmental Committees Representative: Brent Flodin
      • SFSS Forum Representative: Joyce Ching, Matt Chan
      • Voting will be done by means of secret ballot. Before each vote is cast, those nominated will leave the room to allow open discussion.
    • Tabrez Hussein has agreed to count ballots and tally results.
    • Results
      • President: Brent Flodin
      • Vice-president: Steven McGee
      • Treasurer: Alastair Lindsay
      • Secretary: Alex Lukac
      • External Relations Officer: Sidney Morrison
      • Promotional Coordinator: Lisa Lin
      • Departmental Committees Representative: Brent Flodin
      • SFSS Forum Representative: Joyce Ching

Adjournment

  • Meeting was adjourned at 2:20pm by Brent. The next meeting will be Friday, February 10, 2012 in AQ 5016 at 2:20pm.

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