Jacob Beaulier, a graduate of Eastern Maine Community College with an associate degree in Computer Systems Technology, joined the REC Foundation as Regional Support Intern for Maine. He is currently pursuing a bachelors degree in Integrated Technology at Husson University in Bangor, Maine. Jacob has been involved in competitive robotics since 2014. As an Event Partner, Jacob has co-organizing VRC events in Maine since 2015.
Chandler is the Regional Support Intern for Alabama and Georgia. A student at the University of Alabama and Auburn University-Montgomery, he studies Management Information Systems. Chandler competed in VRC for six years and this is his eighth year involved.
Marcello Leone assists teams and events in the city of Miami. Marcello studies Electrical Engineering at the Honors College at Miami-Dade College. He has four years of experience in VEX EDR.
Ruben Lopez joined the REC Foundation after being involved in robotics for six years. While in high school, he received his associate degree and currently studies Aerospace Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin.
Roger Moore is a Technology Operations Intern for the REC Foundation. He is a Sophomore at Kettering University studying Mechanical Engineering and has been involved in robotics for the past 9 years.
Steven Paqueo recently began his fourth season as an intern supporting events in California. A Mechanical Engineering major at the same university that hosted the first VEX Robotics World Championship, Cal State Northridge, Steven has now competed in VEX Robotics at the middle school, high school, and university level.
Tyler Raine assists with day-to-day operations at the REC Foundation office in Greenville, Texas. He currently studies finance at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Hariharan “Hari” Vijayakumar assists teams and events in the state of New Jersey. Graduating in 2020, Hari currently studies Mechanical Engineering at Rutgers University where he is a member of the VEX U team. He has four years of competitive robotics experience.
Matthew Watson is a sophomore at Michigan State University, studying Computer Engineering. A member of the MSU VEX Robotics team, Matthew has been involved in robotics for the past 11 years. He and his team, the Haslett VEX Raptors (Team 7581H), won the 2014 and 2015 High School State of Michigan Excellence Award and the 2014 World Championship Excellence Award.
Geoffrey Winship joined the REC Foundation to support the state of Arizona as a Regional Support Intern. He is currently a business administration and computer science student at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and will be graduating in the Spring of 2018. As a student, he is currently the university’s outreach coordinator and helps local VRC and VEX U teams during their seasons.