Los Angeles Robotics (LA Robotics)

Los Angeles Robotics is a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation.

LARobotics Brochure

Robotics Programs Supported

Nelson Team Grants (NTG)
Southern California Regional Robotics Forum (SCRRF)
FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) and FIRST LEGO League Jr.
FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC®)
FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC®)
VEX IQ Challenge
VEX Robotics Competition (VRC)
VEX U
Special Events

Mission

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 the FIRST LEGO League (FLL), FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC), and FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) programs to support regional events and the development of teams and volunteers.
  • Partnering with VEX IQ Challenge, VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) and VEX U programs to support regional events and the development of 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 and Committees were assigned at the Board of Directors Meeting on 5/24/2018:

 Director  Term  Office  Chair / Program  Committees
 Joe Petito  2 yrs  President    SCRRF
 David Brinza  1 yr  Vice
 President
   Audit, SCRRF
 Terry Wells  2 yrs  Secretary    SCRRF
 LeRoy Nelson  2 yrs  Treasurer  Nelson Team Grants,
 Website
 NTG, SCRRF, Website
 Tony Ayad  1 yr  Director  FLL  Resigned on 10/22/2018
 Chris Husmann  1 yr  Director  SCRRF  SCRRF
 Eileen Kahn  2 yrs  Director  Special Projects  SCRRF, SP
 Tarek Shraibati  1 yr  Director  VEX Programs  Audit, NTG
 Alicia Skilton  1 yr  Director    Website
 Amanda Sullivan  1 yr  Director  FTC  SP
 Greg Vallone  2 yrs  Director  Audit  Audit, NTG, SP
 Yesenia Karamanos  2 yrs  Director    Audit, NTG, SP

FLL = FIRST LEGO League, FTC = FIRST Tech Challenge,
NTG = Nelson Team Grants, SP = Special Projects,
SCRRF = Southern California Regional Robotics Forum

Minutes of Board of Directors 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

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:

  • FIRST LEGO League (FLL)
  • FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC)
  • Southern California Regional Robotics Forum (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.
The Nelson Team Grants (NTG) division was added on March 16, 2017.

Tax Returns & Filings

Federal IRS Forms 990-EZ or 990-N, California FTB Form 199,
AGC Form RRF-1, CSS Statement of Information

Donate to Los Angeles Robotics

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

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Trademarks

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