NE FIRST® as a program of ingenuityNE™ supports FIRST® in New England providing accessible, innovative robotics programs that motivate young people ages 6 to 18 to pursue education and career opportunities in science technology, engineering and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

Our PROGRAMS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Bob Sobolewski, President & Chair
Former President & CEO
ebm-papst
Farmington, CT

Marie O’Brien, Vice President  & Secretary
Former President of Connecticut Development Authority
Bristol, CT

Michael Sperber, Vice President & Treasurer
Program Manager
UTC Aerospace
Windsor Locks, CT


REGIONAL OPERATIONS TEAM


Executive Director - Bruce Linton


CONNECTICUT

Carol Scully - Regional Director


Massachusetts & Rhode Island

Steve Cremer - Regional Director


New Hampshire & Vermont

Scott Heaton - Regional Director





ingenuityNE™ is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit incorporated in Connecticut whose mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication and leadership

OUR MISSION

who we are