by Eulana Weekes
St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The St. Kitts-Nevis Robotics Association has announced the names of its newly elected directors who will lead the organisation and propel the mission of robotics education in the Federation.
During a recent voting process, the new leadership team was chosen. The Assistant Director is Miss Mia Alexander; Programme Director, Mr Hiten Samtani; Volunteer Director, Mr Anthony Jeetlall; Ms Chestley Wilson, Volunteer Coordinator; Ms Duanna Bradley, Executive Assistant and Ms Ajane Bristol, Financial Director.
Serving as Executive Director is Mr Brandon Powell, a recent graduate of Munroe College with a Degree in Information Technology, Summa Cum laude.
The newly elected executive is now preparing for the seventh edition of First Global Challenge in Singapore, October 07 to 10. A team from St. Kitts and Nevis is expected to join approximately 190 countries for the “Olympic style” competition. The 2023 competition will focus on revolutionising renewable energy.
During the previous hosting of the 2022 First Global Robotics competition in Geneva, Switzerland, St. Kitts and Nevis celebrated outstanding representation by its robotics team. Despite not advancing to the playoffs, the team celebrated its wins over technology powerhouses Estonia and Korea and also Ecuador, Columbia and Guinea.
Additionally, St. Kitts and Nevis celebrated another achievement when Powell, the newly elected Executive Director of the St. Kitts-Nevis Robotics Association, was accepted as a judge at the 2022 First Global Robotics event.
The SKN Robotics Association expressed gratitude to its outgoing directors and welcomed its new leadership.