Org Chart

There are so many different ways for people of all ages to get involved with the goals and missions of our team:

become a Nerd of the North

(official team member)

Any high school student across the state of Alaska is welcome to officially join our team and wear the label "Nerd" proudly! We need people with many different strengths (See org chart below)!

become a Nerdlet of the North

(team member in training)

Middle school students are too young to be officially considered team members, but they're not too young to start learning! Nerdlets are team members in training. Learn more here.

become a Mentor

Middle school students are too young to be officially considered team members, but they're not too young to start learning! Nerdlets are team members in training. Learn more here.

become a Sponsor

Middle school students are too young to be officially considered team members, but they're not too young to start learning! Nerdlets are team members in training. Learn more here.

Engineering Department

Design & Build Team

Design and build robot based on function and mobility. Includes those with CAD skills as well as mechanical engineering.

Strategy Team

Conducts research and creates game simulations and tream strategy. Is also heavily involved in scouting strategies.

Control Team

Manages electronics and wiring on the robot and programs the robot.

Safety Team

Provides training to team and enforces safety precautions are taken consistently. Manages shop/lab. Creates safety video submission.

Business Department

Finance Team

Creates business plan, seeks out sponsorships, plans travel and logistics, coordinates fundraising efforts.

Media & Comm. Team

Maintains website and social media accounts, trains other departments on website a social media use, prepares award submissions, prepares press releases.

Outreach Coord. Team

Organizes cohesive and impactful outreach plan, collects data on outreach, enlists team members for outreach events, tracks team participation in outreach.

Branding & Image Team

Creates cohesive and interesting team image through costume, pit design, and robot aesthetics. Communicates branding standards to other team departments.