Planning Committees

New York City FIRST is a Volunteer-driven Organization

Each year over 1,000 wonderfully dedicated individuals give of their time, energy, and creativity to make FIRST possible in New York City.

FIRST activities in the metro region are planned and executed through the efforts of planning committees made up of volunteers from all walks of life.

Below is a list of our planning committee chairpersons for 2014-2015:

New York City FIRST Robotics Competition Planning Committee

  • Cherrie Fleisher-Strauss
  • Kemi Oluwanifise

New York City FIRST Tech Challenge Planning Committee

  • Alicia Brown
  • Dominick Dennisur
  • Rob Quatrone

New York City FIRST LEGO League Planning Committee

  • Mark Sharfshteyn
  • Peter Xanthus

New York City Jr.FIRST LEGO League Planning Committee

  • Elizabeth Vilchis






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