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.

Name Title Email Address Phone
Leighann Scott Boland President (804) 514-7712
Samantha Ellis Operations/ Communications Manager (804) 572-8454
Katarina Spears Development Director (804) 754-6503
Glen Davis Logistics Manager (804) 928-3506
Ron Therrien Director of Programs (443) 996-7000
Sarah Gagnon Assistant Director Volunteer and Community Engagement (804) 380-5165
Jenny Beatty Volunteer Manager-Maryland & Metro DC  (410) 812-1729
Anne Shade FIRST Robotics Competition Championship Event Manager (443) 567-0361
Matthew Glennon Technology Manager  
Phyllis Tyndall Accounts/Office Manager  
Angie Fontanilla FIRST Senior Mentor - Greater DC Area  
Patrick Foley FIRST Senior Mentor- Virginia  
TBD FIRST Senior Mentor- Maryland    
Prasad Karunakaran Team Liaison and Community Engagement Coordinator  
Rose Young Team Liaison and Community Engagement Coordinator  
Gabe Odachowski Productions Manager  

Main Office Phone:  (804) 572-8454

Tax Identification Number 20-8081778

 

I have a question about:Please contact:
FIRST Chesapeake Board, Policies and Administration Leighann Scott Boland
Fundraising or Donations Katarina Spears
Corporate Sponsorships Katarina Spears
FTC or FRC Programs, Events, or Team Support Ron Therrien
FTC or FRC Individual or Corporate Civic Engagement Sarah Gagnon
FTC or FRC Volunteer Management Sarah Gagnon
Invoices, Billing, Accounts Receivable, Team Disbursements Phyllis Tyndall
Social Media, Newsletter, Website Samantha Ellis
Shipments and Logistics for FTC or FRC Events Glen Davis

FTC and FRC team grants, FIRST Senior Mentors, NextUp RVA after school programs, and all other questions

Leighann Scott Boland

 

 

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In case of Inclement Weather the day of
a FIRST Chesapeake Event,
Please call 804.464.8945
after 5am for updates