Staff

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.

Founders are the two original creators of LGBTQ+ of FIRST.

    • As according to their title, Founders are expected to fulfill the same duties as Mentors.
    • Only Jaye and Sean may hold the position of Founder.

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.