Chief Executive Officer (CEO):
The CEO is responsible for maintaining a positive working environment. In collaboration with the Head Mentors, they maintain the overall big picture of the team. They work to ensure the team is always moving forward and pushing the student leaders and mentors to encourage the full potential out of every Power Hawks member.
Our current CEO is Jenna, a senior at our host school. She has been with FIRST and the Power Hawks for 3 years and over that time has made numerous friends and positively impacted every aspect of the team. Last year, she was an essential member of our executive leadership team as our COO. This year, she wants to make sure that everybody has a fantastic time on the Power Hawks and learns skills they will use in their future.
Chief Operating Officer (COO):
The COO is the Robin to the CEO's Batman. They are responsible for assisting the CEO in their duties and acting as the CEO when necessary. The COO works more closely with the Power Hawks' members and mentors than the CEO but still maintains an important role in keeping the big picture of the team on track.
Our current COO is Reyna, a sophomore at our host school. She has been with FIRST and the Power Hawks for 2 years and over that time has made numerous friends and positively impacted every aspect of the team. Last year, she was an essential member of our video team. This year, she wants to make sure that everybody has a fantastic time on the Power Hawks and learns at least one skill.
Business Director (BD):
The BD is responsible for managing the business side of the Power Hawks. They maintain the business schedule ensuring that all of the deadlines for awards entries, events scheduling, financial planning, and public relations are met. They also act as a liaison between the CEO and COO and their constituents so that any task that needs to be performed is done so quickly and efficiently.
Our current BD is Emily. She is a senior at our host school and has been with FIRST and the Power Hawks for 3 years. Last year, she was the leader of our events sub team and made a bright impact on our business teams. This year, she is striving to make business as fun and efficient as possible.
Build Systems Leader (BSL):
The BSL oversees all aspects which involve the build side of the Power Hawks Robotics Team. They are responsible for building team schedules, assisting in the developement of a build budget, and maintain a list of materials. They need to know all the safety rules and ensure all safety rules are followed.
Our current BSL is Emily, a senior of our host school who has been with FIRST and the Power Hawks for 2 years; she started as a member of our fabrication sub team. After she graduates, she wants to go to a four-year college to major in mechanical engineering. This year, she is aiming to make build as safe and productive as possible.
DIrector of Education (DOE):
The DOE is responsible for creating and implementing unique lesson plans for the needs of subteams to promote sustainability. The DOE works specifically with subteam leaders, understanding and developing their individual teaching style in a way the complements the members of their team.
Our current DOE is Helen, a senior at our host school who has been with FIRST for 3 years and the Power Hawks for 2 years. She started her career in FIRST on the FTC® team and over the next 3 years, she rose through the ranks of the Power Hawks from Controls Captain, to Finance Captain, and then to her current position as the DOE. After she graduates, she plans on attending a four-year university majoring in computer science and electrical engineering.