The SACOT Executive Committee is the regulating body of SACOT.

It exists to ensure SACOT functions, expands, and adheres to the SACOT mission.

The Executive Committee is composed of fifteen members who are divided into five committees.

The five committees are: Government Affairs, Membership, Public Relations, School Board, and Website.

 

Nicole Zakiyan

President

Email: nicole@sacot.info (Contact for SACOT Gives Back)

Team: FRC 2468 Team Appreciate

 

Nicole Zakiyan is a senior at Westlake High School. She has been apart of FIRST robotics since her sophomore year and is currently on the outreach team for 2468. Outside of robotics, she plays tennis, piano, and the violin.

 


 

Urvi Alamela

Vice President

Email: urvi@sacot.info (Contact for SACOT Summit)

Team: FRC 2468 Team Appreciate

 

Urvi Alamela is a senior on FRC 2468 Team Appreciate at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas. She has been a member of FIRST robotics since her freshman year. Other than robotics, Urvi enjoys sketching, singing, and playing the viola. She likes to work with her hands both in the shop and while creating art projects.

 


 

Luke Kaufman

Website Manager 

Email: luke@sacot.info

Team: FRC 2468 Team Appreciate

 

Luke Kaufman is a senior on FRC 2468 Team Appreciate at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas. He has been a member of FIRST robotics since his freshman year, and had completed 1 year of VEX during eighth grade. He is one of the developers for the scouting app used by FRC 2468, as well as a member of the varsity soccer team at Westlake.

 


 

Mark Hodges

Director of Government Affairs

Team: FRC 2468 Team Appreciate

 

Mark Hodges is a junior on FRC 2468 Team Appreciate at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas. He has been a member of FIRST robotics since his sophomore year.

 


 

Celina Sit

Membership Director

Team: FRC 2468 Team Appreciate

 

Celina Sit is a senior at Westlake High School in Austin, TX. She has been participating in FIRST robotics since her freshman year. Aside from robotics, she is involved in TEDxYouth@Austin and the Executive Board of the Westlake High School Student Council.

 


 

Leo Orshansky

 

Team: FRC 2468 Team Appreciate

 

Leo is a senior who joined our team this year. He is currently working on the SACOT Gives Back initiative, which provides STEM workshops for underprivileged kids in our community. Outside of the team Leo likes to code in his free time.

 


 

Arohi Majmudar

Member

Team: FRC 2468 Team Appreciate

 

Arohi Majmudar is a sophomore at Westlake High School who has been participating in FIRST robotics for 5 years and has been on FRC 2468 Team Appreciate since last year. On team 2468, she is involved in outreach. Aside from robotics, she is involved in choir, dances and loves to bake!

 


 

Collin Scott

Member

Team: FRC 2468 Team Appreciate

 

Collin Scott is a senior at Westlake High School in Austin Texas. On Team Appreciate 2468 he is manufacturing lead. Outside of robotics he is involved with the Westlake Band.

 


 

Avni Iyengar

Member

Team: FRC 2468 Team Appreciate

 

Avni Iyengar is a Senior at Westlake High School in Austin TX. She has been participating in FIRST robotics since her freshman year. She also was apart of the core team for starting the non-profit Thousand Books For, and has volunteered in other non profits as well.

 


 

Teresa Luo

Member

Team: FRC 2468 Team Appreciate

 

Teresa Luo is a junior on the FRC 2468 Team Appreciate at Westlake High School in Austin. Last year, she served her first year of robotics on the FTC 5628 Team. Teresa is a member of the programming and outreach team. Outside of robotics she programs and is on the Westlake debate team.

 


 

Kelsey McCormick

Member

Team: FRC 2468 Team Appreciate

 

Kelsey McCormick is a Junior on 2468 Team Appreciate at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas. She has been a part of FIRST since her freshman year. In addition to robotics, she enjoys competing in HOSA and playing violin.

 


 

Shreshta Keta

Member

Team: FRC 2468 Team Appreciate

 

Shreshta Keta is a junior at Westlake High School. She has been doing FIRST robotics since her freshman year and is part of the outreach team on 2468 Team Appreciate. Outside of robotics, she plays tennis and dances.