October 6, 2021
Caleb Langbroek calls the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. on October 6, 2021
Members Present
Caleb LangbroekCaleb Langbroek (President)
Aaron Creor (Vice President)
Zach GriffinZach Griffin (Unknown)
Josh GourdeJosh Gourde (Project Manager)
Rhys Leflar (Secretary)
Mykal MachonMykal Machon (Webmaster)
Caleb Langbroek adjourned the meeting at 7:45 p.m. on October 6, 2021.
Meeting Duration: 40 minutes
Next meeting: 7:00 p.m. on November 3, 2021
Rhys Leflar created the meeting minutes at 6:32 p.m. on March 11, 2024.


1. Association Report

  • Potentially record meetings and post them online.

2. Financial Report

  • Currently in the process of getting back access to the bank account.
  • Will start doing events once access is gained.
  • Spare funding may be available if we get enough interest (info from carl).

3. SCC Report

  • Rhys and Caleb currently both have keys.
  • More keys will be made for any executive members who want them.
  • Budget for renovating the room has been requested from Carl.
  • Depending on the surplus it looks like that could be possible either this year or next.
  • There are a lot of items within the SCC need to be dealt with (thrown out or given away).

4. Website Report

  • If anyone is interested in helping with the website feel free to reach out to an executive member.
  • Currently, the website is using Gatsby.
  • Mykal is interested in doing a re-write and changing frameworks.
  • Gatsby has some quirks with GraphQL and the barrier to entry may be a bit high.
  • We are currently considering using AstroJS.
  • Since Mykal and Caleb are both graduating this semester, we are looking for someone to take over as webmaster and for overall help with the website.

5. Communications Report

  • Instagram account has been created and we currently have 33 followers.
  • Josh also posted executive team intros on Instagram.
  • Announcements channel and Instagram are how to keep up to date with the CSA.
  • New Gmail account has been created and emails are being forwarded to it.

6. Projects Report

  • Looking for someone to do a logo redesign.
  • Recruiting for the CSA is still in progress.

7. Events Report

  • Results for event survey that was posted on Discord.
    • Social and Gaming events had the most interest (85%).
    • People are also interested in hearing from industry guest speakers (85%).
    • Academic and guest speakers with (69%).
    • Recruiting events were also fairly popular (60%).
    • People were least interested in doing board game events (46%).
  • Based on feedback the CSA Will do more social and gaming events in the future.
  • October 30th at 6 PM is the tentative time for the first fund raising event.
  • Gaming events will be played through discord.
    • Party games (jackbox, drawful, etc).
    • Low barrier to entry games.
    • Esports may be on interest.
  • All events done are open to all students of UFV.

8. Expansion Report

  • For the first time in two years the CSA was back at the Campus Engagement Expo!
  • Event went well and it was good to finally have a presence at an association event.
  • We are also doing a collaboration with Physics Student Association (PSA) for a corn maze event.
  • They are looking for people to help with planning for the event.

9. Department Report

  • Caleb attended the department meeting for the School of Computing.
    • Recently rebranded and now Carl is head of the department.
    • Potentially more research budget for students and faculty.
    • There will be a course audit to update curriculum and ensure the course requirements make sense.
    • More degree options being looked at.