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July 06, 2015 8:06 AM ET

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Company Overview of United States Foundation For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology

Company Overview

United States Foundation For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology is not-for-profit organization that designs programs to build self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills in young people and motivating them to pursue opportunities in science, technology, and engineering. The members of FIRST designs and build robots; raise funds and create publicity; creating team names, logos, and competition outfits. The Foundation imparts skills to assist people to pursue career opportunities. United States Foundation For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology was founded 1989 and is based in Manchester, New Hampshire.

200 Bedford Street

Manchester, NH 03101

United States

Founded in 1989

Phone:

603-666-3906

Fax:

603-666-3907

Key Executives for United States Foundation For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology

President
Age: 52
Founder and Director
Age: 64
Vice President of Development
Senior Director of Marketing, Media Relations and Alliances
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

United States Foundation For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Key Developments

FIRST Announces Board Appointments

FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) announced the appointment of three new members to the FIRST Board of Directors. The new board members, each of whom leads an organization that has been a valuable supporter and partner of FIRST, include: Dr. Robin N. Coger, dean of the College of Engineering and a professor of Mechanical Engineering at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, N.C.; David Crane, CEO of NRG Energy in Princeton, and Dr. Laurie Leshin, president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass. Dr. Coger’s focus at North Carolina A&T ranges from advancing the global preparedness of students, highlighting the research of graduate students, to enhancing the innovation climate across the university. As CEO of NRG Energy since 2003, David Crane has led the company’s transformation from a regional wholesale generation business to a national, Fortune 250 diversified energy company. Dr. Laurie Leshin became the 16th president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in June of 2014. Leshin has over 20 years of experience as a leader in academia and government service, and an accomplished record as a space scientist.

FIRST Announces Appointments to Executive Advisory Board

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) announced the appointment of three dedicated FIRST supporters to the FIRST Executive Advisory Board (EAB). New board members include Gail Alpert, president FIRST in Michigan; Kevin Ross, founder of Washington FIRST Robotics; and Robert Sobolewski, president and chief executive officer of ebm-papst Inc. Gail Alpert is president of FIRST in Michigan. Kevin Ross is a former senior design engineer at Microsoft. Robert Sobolewski is president and chief executive officer of ebm-pabst Inc.

FIRST(R) (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Appoints Mark Greenlaw as Vice President of Digital Engagement

FIRST(R) (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) announced Mark Greenlaw as Vice President of Digital Engagement. As Vice President of Digital Engagement at FIRST, Greenlaw is responsible for setting and executing a digital and information technology strategy that will enable FIRST to increase its engagement and impact with students, Mentors/Coaches, and other stakeholders, while improving operational efficiency and effectiveness. Additionally, Greenlaw will leverage his STEM education experience and extensive network to contribute to a broad set of FIRST strategic initiatives. Prior to joining FIRST, Greenlaw was a Vice President at Cognizant.

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