The VirginiaFIRST Board of Directors provides governance and leadership for FIRST Chesapeake. As the FIRST FRC partner for Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, VirginiaFIRST provides operational, fiduciary and strategic management of FIRST Chesapeake.


Scott McKay (President) – CIO and Sr. Vice President, Operations and Quality, Genworth Financial

Robert Stolle (Vice President) – Vice President for Regional Growth Programs, Center for Innovative Technology

Paul Chi – Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

Michael Duncan – Managing Partner, Donnachaidh Associates

Gulu Gambhir – CTO and Senior Vice President, Leidos

James Kresge Senior Director, Capital One

Lyn McDermid – System CIO, Federal Reserve

Lakshmi Meyyappan Project Lead, Macedon Technologies

Dean Roberts Director of Market Analysis, Rolls-Royce

James Schubert  CEO and President, Showbest Fixtures

Jeff Seaton – CIO, NASA Langley Research Center

Brian Snodgrass – Director Programs, Northrop Grumman Information Systems

Bettina Welsh Sr VP and Chief Audit Executive, Leidos

FIRST LEGO League Jr. FIRST LEGO League FIRST Tech Challenge FIRST Robotics Competition
Ages 6-10 Grades 4-8 Grades 7-12 Grades 9-12