FIRST Chesapeake/VirginiaFIRST is a 20+ year-old independent 501(c)(3) organization located in Richmond, Virginia. Working in collaboration with the international organization, FIRSTFIRST Chesapeake is the official FIRST Partner Organization (FPO) for FIRST Robotics Competition and FIRST Tech Challenge across the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

NameTitleEmail AddressPhone
Scott TurnbullExecutive Director/Chief Fundraising (804) 215-2218
Alex BryantDirector of 370-4128
Shelly StoddardProgram 387-9170
Samantha EllisOperations/ Communications 572-8454
Glen DavisLogistics 928-3506
Debbie FriedmanDirector of Volunteer and Community 377-1829
Matthew GlennonTechnology 
Phyllis TyndallAccounts/Office 
Angie FontanillaFIRST Senior Mentor-
Tom MilnesFIRST Senior Mentor- Maryland
Tim FarmerRISE Up Mentor Manager for

Main Office Phone:  (804) 572-8454

Tax Identification Number 20-8081778


I have a question about:Please contact:
FIRST Chesapeake Board, Policies and AdministrationScott Turnbull
Fundraising or DonationsScott Turnbull
Corporate SponsorshipsScott Turnbull
FTC or FRC Programs, Events, or Team SupportAlex Bryant
FTC or FRC Individual or Corporate Civic EngagementDebbie Friedman
FTC or FRC Volunteer ManagementDebbie Friedman
Invoices, Billing, Accounts Receivable, Team DisbursementsPhyllis Tyndall
Social Media, Newsletter, WebsiteSamantha Ellis
Shipments and Logistics for FTC or FRC EventsGlen Davis
FTC and FRC team grants, FIRST Senior Mentors, NextUp RVA after school programs, and all other questionsScott Turnbull