Minutes – September 23, 2009

Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Student Association

Meeting Minutes

September 23rd, 2009

Opening

  • The regular meeting of the BPKSA was called to order at 12:35pm on September 23rd, 2009 in the Seminar Room by John Abreu-Lanza.

In attendance

  • John, Lauren, Blaine, Torny, Jordan, Stephanie, Lucia, Richard, Claire, Marissa, Rob

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

  • Changes to Constitution
    • John makes the motion to add the President as one of the signing officers
      • Blaine seconds the motion
      • Vote: all in favour
    • John makes the motion to clarify the duties of the Vice President; assist with meetings and take over the duties of the President in his/her absence
      • Lauren seconds the motion
      • Vote: all in favour
    • John makes the motion to add First Year Representative as a new executive position whose duties will include facilitating first year participation
      • Torny seconds the motion
      • Vote: all in favour
    • John makes the motion to add Promotions Officer as a new executive position whose duties will include advertising events subject to the approval of the union
      • Stephanie seconds the motion
      • Vote: all in favour
    • John makes the motion to remove all external representative positions and have ONE External Relations Officer whose duties will include liaising with other student unions
      • Torny seconds the motion
      • Vote: all in favour
  • Elections
    • President
      • John nominates himself
      • Stephanie seconds the nomination
      • John wins by acclamation
    • Vice President
      • Lauren nominates herself
      • John seconds the nomination
      • Lauren win by acclamation
    • Treasurer
      • Blaine nominates himself
      • Lauren seconds the nomination
      • Blaine wins by acclamation
    • Secretary
      • Lauren nominates Lucia
      • Lucia rejects the nomination
      • John nominates Torny and Torny accepts the nomination
      • Lauren seconds the nomination
      • Torny wins by acclamation
    • SFSS Forum Representative
      • Blaine nominates himself
      • Lauren seconds the nomination
      • Richard nominates himself
      • John seconds the nomination
      • Blaine wins by majority of votes
    • Promotions Officer
      • Lucia nominates herself
      • Torny seconds the nomination
      • Lucia wins by acclamation
    • External Relations Officer
      • Stephanie nominates herself
      • John seconds the nomination
      • Blaine nominates himself
      • Lauren seconds the nomination
      • Stephanie wins by majority of votes
  • General Updates
    • New logo will be voted on again
    • BPKSA bank account is now safe
      • Acquired new cheques and a stamp
    • SCI Meeting
      • Science student consultation meeting will be held on Monday October 5th at 1:30pm and 5:30pm
      • A science student union will have funding of its own and more unity as well as manpower
    • Science Frosh and Geek Week Updates
      • Science Frosh was very successful and planning for next year’s frosh will start soon
      • BPKSA has been invited to participate in Geek Week during the last week of January; vote on participation tabled to next meeting
  • Kin Cup
    • Lauren will be heading this year’s Kin Cup
    • Kin Cup will be held on October 23rd which is the same day as a Staff Retirement Party that runs from 4-6pm
    • Sports include indoor soccer, dodgeball, and basketball
    • Able to use half of the gym anytime but we have to wait until 7pm to use the whole gym (moving the mats at 7pm may cost $125.34)
      • Maybe start basketball at 6:30pm with half of the gym
    • Advertising
      • Have pamphlets for profs
  • Clothing Refund
    • One person has not yet received a refund
    • John makes the motion to refund the person $22
      • Lauren seconds the motion
      • Vote: all in favour

New Business

  • Geek Week Participation
    • Vote on participation next meeting
  • Careers in Kin
    • Pick a date for the event next meeting
  • Fall Social with MBB
    • Discuss next meeting
  • Kin Cup
    • Decide allocation of funds for Kin Cup at the next meeting

 

Adjournment

  • Meeting was adjourned at 1:20pm by John Abreu-Lanza. The next general meeting will be at 12:30pm on September 30th, 2009 in the ASB 9896.

 

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