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Official Promotional Materials

LGBT+ of LGBTQ+ of FIRST Pin 2016-17FIRST Pamphlet

LGBT+ of FIRST Poster

LGBTQ+ of FIRST Pins

Donation Options

We currently do not have any online donation options. Some competitions may have staff members with tables where one can donate.

Tiers of Involvement

Student Administrators, or Admin, are the primary decision-making body of LGBTQ+ of FIRST, with the final vote on all important topics.

    • As according to their title, Admin are expected to fulfill duties including but not limited to the scheduling and writing of blog posts; the supervision and management of the LGBTQ+ of FIRST Discord server; outreach at FIRST events.
    • Only LGBTQ+ students who are currently members of a FRC or FTC Team may hold the position of Admin.

Student Representatives are the primary outreach force of LGBTQ+ of FIRST, representing the initiative throughout their region and creating web content.

    • As according to their title, Representatives are expected to fulfill duties including but not limited to the writing of approved blog content; submission of blog ideas, design proposals and legislation to Student Admin; outreach at FIRST events; participating in their regional board.
    • Only LGBTQ+ students who are currently members of a FRC or FTC Team may hold the position of Representative.

Mentors, or Alumni Representatives, are both an outreach force of LGBTQ+ of FIRST and assistants in decision-making and back-end management.

  • As according to their title, Mentors are expected to fulfill duties including but not limited to the writing of approved blog content; submission of design proposals and blog ideas; advising of current student representatives and administrators; FIRST outreach and communication.
  • Only LGBTQ+ alumni who were previously members of a FRC or FTC Team and have previously served as Admin or Representatives may hold the position of Mentor.

Ambassadors are blog spokespersons who represent the blog at competitions with approval from their Regional Board.

    • As according to their title, Ambassadors are expected to fulfill duties including representing LGBTQ+ of FIRST at competitions; communicating with their Regional Board.
    • Any member of LGBTQ+ of FIRST may hold the position of Ambassador.

Retirees are graduated LGBTQ+ of FIRST members who act similarly to Ambassadors at FIRST events.

    • As according to their title, Retirees are expected to fulfill the same duties as Ambassadors.
    • Only LGBTQ+ alumni who were previously members of a FRC or FTC Team who have since graduated may hold the position of Retirees.

Members are any person involved in FIRST who support LGBTQ+ of FIRST’s initiative.

  • As according to their title, Members are expected to be supportive of LGBTQ+ of FIRST and may offer ideas for further improvement and projects within LGBTQ+ of FIRST. Members may not represent LGBTQ+ of FIRST at any FIRST events.
  • Any member of FIRST may hold the position of Member.
  • An unlimited number of people can hold the position of Member.

Staff Application

Ambassador applications are open year-round. Student Administrator and Representative applications are currently closed.