FIRST North Carolina is a nonprofit dedicated to bringing access to a high-quality FIRST experience to every student in North Carolina. Incorporated in 2012,FIRST North Carolina is fortunate to have a talented and dedicated governing board to oversee operations.
Your contribution to FIRST North Carolina is tax-deductible! Please join our dedicated Board in making FIRST an intergral part of the culture in North Carolina. Donate today!
Chris Widmann - Chair; Extreme NetworksAlex Seidita - Immediate Past Chair; MetLifeKevin Gordon - Chair-Elect; UTC Aerospace SystemsDeborah Porto - Treasurer; Johnston Community College (retired)Paul Yanik - Secretary; Western Carolina UniversityClaudia Anderson - TE ConnectivityJames Conrad - UNC CharlotteDenise Cox - CiscoDavid Kaiser - Office of Science, Technology & Innnovation,NC Dept. of Commerce
Herman Holt -UNC AshevilleLynn Little - Credit SuisseMerwan Mehta - East Carolina UniversityBob Nelson - JAEGGAER SoftwareMark Rohlinger - Bosch RexrothLaurie Schaefer - IBMJoLynn Shaw - HondaJetDan Stancil - NC State UniversityMelissa Wittner - Inmar
Marie Hopper - PresidentJulia Wagner - Program DirectorTom Gerber - Event ManagerFiona Last-Powell - FIRST Senior MentorJamie Flynt - Administrative Assistant
Annual Reports and Audited Financial Statements Available Upon Requestinfo@firstnorthcarolina.org