Emeritus

    Heidi Burkett

    Coach and Mentor

    At Swerve: 2012 to present
    Team Affiliation: FTC 8923
    Swerve Specialties: Coach for Team 8923; 4-H Program Leader
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    Bio

    FIRST Participation

    FLL – coach
    FTC – mentor and coach
    FRC – non-engineering mentor and pre-season training, event judge
    FIRST sponsored LEGO Mindstorm summer camps

    Specialties and Interests

    Education and curriculum development
    Game analysis
    Scouting (data collection and analysis)
    Teaching robotics basics including design, CAD, and team building.

    Hobbies

    Travel, camping, hiking
    Puzzles – It does not matter what kind they are, I LOVE PUZZLES!
    Spending time with my family in the kitchen

        Jillian Sehgal

        Technical Specialist

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        FIRST Participation

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          Marcel Rivard

          Coach and Technical Specialist

          At Swerve:
          Team Affiliation: FTC 6220
          Swerve Specialties: Assistant Coach, Technical, Mechanical, software
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          Bio

          Marcel is a young older guy with a broad experience in Electronics, Software design and development, IT Systems design and architecture and way, way too many hobbies. Marcel works for AT&T as an IT Solutions Architect

          FIRST Participation

          Marcel has been part of the FIRST family since 2007, working with Team 417 as a Parent and then shortly, as a mentor. He works as a Hardware inspector alongside Bob  at any FIRST FTC events we volunteer at.

          Specialties and Interests

          Loves to do machine work, CAD / CAM Design and manufacture. Owns a very small but capable 3 axis CNC mill, a small Lathe, Standalone Milling Machine, Heat Treatment Oven and way, way too many toys. Willing to teach Tig Welding of Aluminum to students and parents alike. At one point in time, He was a Square Dance Caller for 25 years. At one point in time he completely disassembled his car, engine, transmission, suspension and interior and reassembled it to still have it work!.

          Hobbies

          Wood-Working, Metal Working, Machinist, Welding, Audio and Video engineering / production, Photography, Electronics,

            Sara-Beth Burkett

            Non-Engineering Specialist

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            FIRST Participation

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