Pittsburgh FIRST

Contact Us

Please email us if you have questions, are considering starting a team, wish to volunteer for an event or have any other question or comment from the website.

Patricia DePra, Regional Director – Western & Central PA pdepra@firstinspires.org  (412) 512-4302

Katie DunnAssistant Regional Director FIRST Robotics Competition (Western & Central PA, WV & OH)
UTC Contractor, WPAFB Educational Outreach
Katherine.dunn.1.ctr@us.af.mil (937)-938-4642

Nick Winwood, FIRST Senior Mentor nwinwood@firstinspires.org

To learn more about volunteering, email our Volunteer Coordinator or FIRSTPittsburghVolunteers@gmail.com or use the form below.

If you have a time-critical question between Kickoff and the Regional Competition that isn’t readily answered on this site, please call our Regional Help Line at 724-997-1578.  This will connect you to one of the Regional Planning Committee members who will help you with the issue.

Any general questions, comments, or inquiries may be directed to

Patricia DePra, Ph.D.
Regional Director – Western & Central Pennsylvania
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)
(412) 512-4302

or you may use the form below.