Volunteers


Elizabeth Barndollar

Program Director

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Elizabeth began working with the Summer pyGames project in 2009 and has since worked to expand the program into an online competition with many industry and educational partners. She additionally does all of the graphics and videos for the website, coordinates volunteers, and works to get sponsor donations.


Elizabeth@SummerpyGames.org
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Zenko Klapko

Technology Lead

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Zenko has been with the Summer pyGames since it began, being a major resource for finding open source collaboration, volunteers, resources and sponsorship. Zenko oversees all of the tech side of the Summer pyGames including the website, Forums, IRC, game development resources, as well as all of the volunteers in these areas.


Zenko@SummerpyGames.org
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Adam Brightwell

"Mentor of Mentors"

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Adam began working with students from Team 342 in 2010 and since has been a fantastic advocate for the Summer pyGames. Adam is a resource for new teams and mentors to help them as they start working with their students.


Adam@SummerpyGames.org
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Thomas Herring

Resources Lead - *Alumni Superstar*

Thomas began as a student in 2009 on the first Summer pyGames season. In 2011 became the Resources Lead and works to ensure that XOs and prizes are shipped, tracks roster changes, and still works with local teams to make sure they are taken care of. Thomas is currently working as a intern at BAE Systems and will be entering the US Navy in the fall of 2011.


Thomas@SummerpyGames.org

Ryan B.

Resources Assistant - *Student Superstar*

Ryan has been promoting the Summer pyGames with Team 342 since the 2009 FIRST Championships in Atlanta and joined the following summer. This year he has been working as a team leader of Team Parachute and working with Ryan to try to get all of the teams taken care of. Ryan is also a intern at BAE Systems.


Ryan@SummerpyGames.org

Anthony Canino

Alumni Networking Coordinator - *Alumni Superstar*

Anthony began as a student in 2009 on the first Summer pyGames season. He is now attending the Air Force Academy but still works with volunteers and students online. Anthony and Drew are working to network Summer pyGames Alumni each other to build a stronger group of resources for the group to call on as they persue their careers.


Anthony@SummerpyGames.org

Drew Smith

Alumni Networking Coordinator - *Alumni Superstar*

Drew began as a student in 2009 on the first Summer pyGames season and has sinced helped to mentor teams and support the competition. He is now attending Trident Technical College and working as a IT professional. Drew and Anthony are working to network Summer pyGames Alumni each other to build a stronger group of resources for the group to call on as they persue their careers.


Drew@SummerpyGames.org
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Our Awesome Volunteers

*Sean Copenhaver* - *Mike Cole* - *Martin Lane* - *Fred Krenson* - *Hank Bennett* - *Zach Trabookis* - *Travis Axtel* - *Tony Graziani*