2013 – 2014 Leads
Laura and Ankita
This role makes sure that everything is in order for successful robot build. In the offseason, she ensures that the room is clean, there are enough needed parts and helps train new members. During the season, she continues to fulfill her offseason roles as well as keeping track of robot parts, BOM, communicating with the electrical and programming leads, design and ensuring that the fabrication of the robot is progressing.
This role oversees the electrical aspect of the team. In the offseason, she ensures that the room is clean, there are enough needed parts and helps train new members. During the season, she continues to fulfill her offseason roles as well as keeping track of electrical parts, BOM, communicating with the mechanical and programming leads, electrical board layout and ensuring that the electrical component of the robot is progressing. She may also run a workshop at Symposium.
This role heads the programming team. In the offseason, she ensures the software is up to date, learns new programming techniques and helps train new members. During the season, she continues to fulfill her offseason roles as well as keeping track of the code (commenting and making sure it is understandable), recording changes to the code and ensuring that programming is progressing. She is also in charge of the laptop and making sure it is always where it is needed.
This role oversees all the outreach that our team does. Throughout the year, she is in charge of the outreach events and delegating teams for each event. She is expected to attend as many events as possible. This role works closely with the Inreach lead and Captains, making sure everyone is up to date on upcoming events. She also kickstarts new outreach initiatives.
This role promotes robotics within our school community. Throughout the year, she is in charge of making sure the school is up to date with Jr. FLL, FLL, VEX, FRC and all other robotics events. This role works closely with all the other roles. A large part of this role is doing the write-ups for the school newsletters, working closely with the STEM Robotics prefect, managing the trophy case and banners and making sure robotics is incorporated into every school event and grade and ensuring that parents are involved.
This role is in charge of making sure everything in FLL is running smoothly. During the Fall, she ensures that the FLL teams are progressing, attends all the FLL meetings to mentor, helps train new mentors and get the teams ready for competition. If the teams qualify for provincials, she will make sure that the teams continue meeting and working on their robots until provincials.
Jr. FLL Lead
This role ensures that the Jr. FLL teams are running smoothly. During their season in the spring, she makes sure that the teams are progressing, attends all the Jr. FLL meetings to mentor, helps train new mentors and organizes the Jr. FLL Showcase. She may also run a workshop about Jr. FLL at Symposium.
This role keeps track of all the awards that are submitted. In the offseason, she ensures that the Chairman’s, business, Woodie Flowers, Dean’s List, safety and Media submissions are in progress and ready for the submission deadline in February. She must be very familiar with all the outreach initiatives on the team, confidence in her writing ability (Chairman’s essay) as well as her public speaking (talking to the judges at competitions).
Public Relations Lead
This role is in charge of all the team’s public resources. During both the offseason and during the season, she keeps the Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, and Website active and up to date. She is also in charge of making sure that the theme is incorporated in everything that is published. Keeping up to date with other teams, press releases and ensuring that the team is always in the public eye is important to this role. She will also be in charge of keeping track of the media on the team, including making sure that pictures are taken at every outreach event. This role is also in charge of making the yearly “theme book”.
This role makes sure that our team is sustainable into the future. In both the offseason and during the season, she will manage the team finances, find sponsors, keep track of team resources and lead the business team in writing a creative business plan. Presentations to corporate sponsors is a vital aspect of this role.