FIRST Chesapeake is a District Model Competition designation created through a partnership between US FIRST, headquartered in Manchester, New Hampshire, and VirginiaFIRST, an independent 501(c)(3) located in Mechanicsville VA to operate the FIRST Robotics Competition across the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.  VirginiaFIRST is the partner responsible for program operation, strategy, finance, fundraising, governance, and administration of the FIRST Robotics Competition across the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, and for the operation of the FIRST Tech Challenge in Virginia.

Name Title Email Address Phone
Leighann Scott Boland Executive Director, Director of Development (804) 514-7712
Kristin Clemons Programs Director, FIRST Regional Director (804) 239-2228
Samantha Ellis Communications Manager (804) 572-8454
TBD Corporate Gifts Officer contact  
Glen Davis Logistics Manager (804) 928-3506
Ron Therrien FRC Program Manager (443) 996-7000
Matthew Glennon Technology Manager  
Sarah Gagnon Community Engagement and Volunteer Manager (804) 380-5165
Phyllis Tyndall Accounts Manager  
Kayla Cantrell FIRST Senior Mentor - Southwest Virginia  
Angie Fontanilla FIRST Senior Mentor - Greater DC Area  
Morin "Mo" French FIRST Senior Mentor- Maryland  
Jenny Beatty Event Volunteer Recruitment Manager for Maryland  
TBA FIRST VISTA - Virginia    

Main Office Phone:  (804) 572-8454

Tax Identification Number 20-8081778


I have a question about: Please contact:
FIRST Chesapeake Policies and Administration Leighann Scott Boland
Fundraising or Donations Leighann Scott Boland
Corporate Sponsorships Leighann Scott Boland
FIRST Programs, Events, or Team Support Kristin Clemons
FRC Team Support in DC or MD Ron Therrien
FRC Outreach and Education in DC and MD Ron Therrien
Invoices, Accounts Receivable, Team Disbursements Phyllis Tyndall
Social Media, Newsletter, Website Samantha Ellis
Shipments and Logistics for FTC or FRC Events Glen Davis