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EXECUTIVE BOARD + MENTORS

Grade: 12

Number of Years in FIRST: 8

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Mechanical Engineering

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Designing and building the elevator on Murray

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A CNC machine, because it is useful and efficient in various situations

Ian Shinsky

President

Grade: 12

Number of Years in FIRST: 5

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Full Stack Development (Spring)

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Programming Autonomous Routines

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A ruler, because I'm precise and accurate, I like to involve numerical calculations in my decision making

Kevin Tang

Treasurer of Fundraising

Grade: 12

Number of Years in FIRST: 8

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Mechanical Engineering

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Designing and manufacturing the intake on Murray

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- Bandsaw, because it's the biggest and coolest

Conner Kass

Head of Mechanical

Grade: 10

Number of Years in FIRST: 4

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Mechanical Engineering

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Helping work on the intake for our robot Murray

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A bandsaw because ill cut anything down that stops me from being the best 

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Brandon Schubert

Head of Pit & Safety

Grade: 11

Number of Years in FIRST: 3

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Aeronautical Engineering

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Helping wiring and making extensions for the ultrasonic sensors we used last year

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A wire, because I am sometimes positive, sometimes negative, but I am always helpful

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Binti Singh

Head of Electrical

Grade: 10

Number of Years in FIRST: 6

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Medicine and Oncology

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Working on and presenting the FIRST Impact Award

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A clamp because I am good at holding things together and maintaining unity

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Saanvi Sharma

Head of Community Service and Awards

Grade: 12

Number of Years in FIRST: 8

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Mechanical Engineering

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Working on the production and assembly of both of Murray's intake systems

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A milling machine, as I am a perfectionist and strive to make little mistakes with my actions

Adam Greenberg

Head of Project Management and Quality Control

Grade: 12

Number of Years in FIRST: 4

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Chemical Engineering

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Driving our Charged Up robot, Murray, at competitions after countless hours practicing in the shop

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A level, because my leadership brings stability and balance to the team, allowing tasks to be done correctly and efficiently

Syon Khatter

Vice President of Design and Manufacturing

Grade: 12

Number of Years in FIRST: 4

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Electrical Engineering & Business

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- The electrical board on our past 2 robots

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A bandsaw

Aarav Singh

Treasurer of Accounts

Grade: 10

Number of Years in FIRST: 2

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Mechanical Engineering

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Being operator at all 3 competitions last year

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A CNC machine, because I like to make things precise

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Jack Koppelman

Head of Mechanical

Grade: 10

Number of Years in FIRST: 8

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Full Stack Web Development

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Helping in the pit at competitions

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A drill, because a lot can be done with a drill with creativity

Ethan Stern

Head of Pit & Safety

Grade: 12

Number of Years in FIRST: 3

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Computer Engineering

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Our new custom dashboard, Elastic

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A RoboRIO, because I think very fast and do a lot of communication with the drive team

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Nadav Marcus-Neuman

Head of Programming

Grade: 11

Number of Years in FIRST: 3

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Computer Science

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- The node probability dashboard

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A hammer because I absolutely nail it

Jacob Birger

Head of Analytics

Grade: 12

Number of Years in FIRST: 8

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Building the electrical board and making quick fixes during competition

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A screwdriver because I am always working and reliable

Josh Pudell

Head of Project Management and Quality Control

Grade: 12

Number of Years in FIRST: 4

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Computer Science

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Being responsible for designing all social media posts in the last year

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A bandsaw, because although I may be loud and fun, I am able to lock in and complete tough tasks

Michael Iryami

Vice President of Business and Administration

Grade: 12

Number of Years in FIRST: 9

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Computer Science

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- The 2022 Chairman's Award Essay

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A Milling machine, because I try to be precise and accurate as much as possible.

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Safal Kamath

Secretary

Grade: 12

Number of Years in FIRST: 3

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Mechanical Engineering

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Organizing the pit at all competitions we attended

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A non ratcheting 3/8" wrench because while I'm not everyone's first pick, I'm just as valuable

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Charlie Getz

Head of Mechanical

Grade: 11

Number of Years in FIRST: 3

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Biology

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- The electrical board on Murray

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A multimeter, because I can do many things along the same lines

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Austin Peterson

Head of Electrical

Grade: 10

Number of Years in FIRST: 5

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Biomedical Engineering/Medicine

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Presenting for the FIRST Impact Award

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A Dial Caliper, because I preform tasks with precision and always strive be accurate in what I do

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Jonathan Philip

Head of Community Service and Awards

Grade: 12

Number of Years in FIRST: 2

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Medicine and Law

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Creating systems for Project Management & Quality Control last year

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A clamp, they hold things together and preserves structure and order

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Samantha Melville

Head of Project Management and Quality Control

Grade: 11

Number of Years in FIRST: 6

What topic of study are you most interested in?

- Neuroscience

What is your favorite contribution you have made to the team?

- Presenting the FIRST Impact Award

If you were a shop tool, what would you be and why?

- A hammer, because I nail it

Parshwa Shah

Head of Public Relations and Spirit

Our Wonderful Mentors!

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Philip Caputo

Head Advisor

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