Departments

Our team is split into eight departments each of which is in charge of a different aspect of the team

Logistics

Make the Gantt Chart for the season, develop Large Group Meetings (LGM) and Saturday Build Meetings, develop Chairman’s and assist with other awards, work to ensure team members exemplify the Team Mission Statement

Business & Finance

Maintain relationships with current sponsors, work to recruit more sponsorship's/strategic partnerships, organize fundraising events, send out weekly newsletter to sponsors/parents/mentors/community Members, monitors income and expenditures

Media & Marketing

Decide on promotional items for the season, design team apparel, work on team branding, decide on advertising ads, work on awards, develops weekly recap videos, manages and directs Safety Animation video and Chairman’s video, creates logos needed for events and runs social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube)

Programming

Constructs code, updates website, wires robot, decides electrical layout, makes schematic layout, mounts electrical components

S.T.E.P.: Safety, Training, Equipment, and Pit

Manage tool check-out/in, maintain safe working environment, create a safety presentation for team along with a safety quiz, work with accounting to catalogue parts (KOP and other), catalogues the weight/price/quantity of parts on the robot, constructs the final BOM, helps other squadrons order materials.

Construct drive-train, build frame and game mechanisms, prototype all plans (3D and CAD), builds pneumatic system

Strategy

Dissect Game Manual, decide game strategy for the season, devise game plays, make rough robot designs, make the rest of the team fully aware of game play/rules

Chairmen's

Write essay and executive summaries, develop presentation, outline and develop video, train other team members on information regarding the team and its history