Los Angeles Robotics (LARobotics)

Los Angeles Robotics is a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation.

Robotics Programs Supported

Southern California Regional Robotics Forum (SCRRF)

FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®)

FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®)

FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) and
Junior FIRST LEGO League (Jr. FLL®)

VEX® Robotics Competition (VRC) and
VEX IQ Challenge



The specific purposes for which this corporation is organized include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving the public by offering fun, technology-based enrichment activities for youth and community outreach with a focus on robotics programs that are affordable and sustainable throughout Southern California.
  • Partnering with FIRST LEGO League (FLL) to support regional FLL and Junior FLL events and the development of FLL and Junior FLL teams and volunteers.
  • Partnering with FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) to support regional FTC events and the development of FTC teams and volunteers.
  • Partnering with FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) to support regional FRC events and the development of FRC teams and volunteers.
  • Partnering with VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) to support regional VRC events and the development of VRC teams and volunteers.
  • Supporting the development of volunteers for regional and national events.

Board of Directors and Officers

The following Directors and Officers were elected at the Board of Directors Meeting on 5/21/2014:

 Director Term Office Committees Partner/Chair
 Liberty Naud 1 year President Audit, ESR, FLL, FTC, Logo FTC, Audit, Logo
 Ross Mead 2 years VP Botball, ESR, Social Media Botball, Social
 Media, ESR
 Terry Wells 2 years Secretary FLL, SCRRF 
 LeRoy Nelson 2 years Treasurer Botball, FLL, SCRRF, VEX IQ VEX IQ
 Tony Ayad 1 year Director FLL FLL
 David Brinza 1 year Director Audit, SCRRF 
 Andy Crick 2 years Director FTC, SCRRF, VEX IQ 
 Aidyl Gonzalez * 1 year Director Social Media 
 Chris Husmann 1 year Director SCRRF SCRRF
 Nancy McIntyre 1 year Director VEX IQ,VRC VRC
 Darryl Newhouse * 2 years Director FLL, Logo, SCRRF 
 Joe Petito 2 years Director Educational Outreach,
 Fundraising, SCRRF
 Eileen Kahn Board Advisor Social Media,
 Educational Outreach

* Elected in absentia                                   ESR = Educational STEM Research

Board of Directors Meetings

Minutes of semiannual meetings.

Corporate Documents

Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, Federal and State Registration Letters

Corporate ID Numbers

California Corporate or Organization No. 3103255 - nonprofit public benefit corporation

California Attorney General's Registry of Charitable Trusts No. CT0169201

Federal Employer ID No. 20-0572530 - registered 501(c)(3) charity

Donate to LA Robotics

Donate by check to :
    Los Angeles Robotics, ATTN: LeRoy Nelson, Treasurer
    1457 3rd Street, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

Donate by credit card, debit card or electronic check using the PayPal button below.


Los Angeles Robotics

Corporate Office

Los Angeles Robotics
1457 3rd Street
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

(310) 937-7226
(310) 937-1416 Fax

Financial Reports

The LARobotics fiscal year begins on July 1 ends on June 30.
Semiannual reports for half years ending December 31 and for fiscal years.
Prior to November 30, 2013, LARobotics consisted of three divisions: FLL, FTC and SCRRF.
The FTC division was transferred to SMaRT Education after November 30, 2013.
The FLL division was transferred to Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles after April 30, 2014.

Tax Returns

Federal IRS Forms 990-EZ or 990-N; California FTB Form 199, AGC Form RRF-1


Newsletters from Los Angeles FIRST Senior Mentor Nancy McIntyre.
Discontinued after March 8, 2012.


FIRST®, FIRST® Robotics Competition, FRC®, FIRST® Tech Challenge, and FTC®, are registered trademarks of FIRST® (www.usfirst.org).
FLL® and Jr.FLL™ are jointly held trademarks of FIRST® and The LEGO Group.
LEGO® is a registered trademark of The LEGO Group.
VEX® and VEX® Robotics are trademarks or service marks of Innovation First International, Inc.
FIRST®, The LEGO Group and Innovation First International, Inc. are not overseeing, involved with, or responsible for this activity, product, or service.