The Alternate Contact is the Main Contact's "right hand" and shares in providing and maintaining accurate information in TIMS, as well as providing leadership to the team. The Alternate Contact should read and share in the responsibilities of the Main Contact as outlined above. Generally the Alternate Contact assumes the Main Contact role should the Main Contact not be able to fulfill his/her duties. This position must be held by one over the age of 18.  Key duties of the Alternate Contact are outlined below:

 

Calendar of Important Deadline Dates:

Monitor the Calendar of Important Deadline dates for changes, additions at:  http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc/frc-season-calendar

Communications:

Receive and distribute relevant FIRST communications to team members.

Chairman’s Award

Collect information about, and document, the successes and accomplishments of the team.  Organize the Chairman’s Award (CA) submission for the team and help prepare the CA presentation to be given to the judges at the event.  Please refer to Administrative Manual, Chapter 6– The Awards for more information about the Chairman’s Award. 

Contact Information:

Provide current contact information for the TIMS, including an alternate phone number and address in case FIRST has to make contact during vacation or while the team is traveling.

Public Relations:

Confer with Main Contact.  Notify Public Relations (PR) Contact of any upcoming team fundraising or events.

Robot Transportation:

Be familiar with the robot transportation responsibilities in case the Shipping Contact needs help.  Can also assume role of Shipping Contact.

Safety:

Work with team’s Safety Captain to ensure safety while working and traveling. 

Support:

Provide any support the Main Contact or team may need.

TIMS (Team Info System):

Assist Main Contact with maintaining and updating  team’s TIMS record at https://my.usfirst.org/frc/tims/site.lasso

Vacation  Coverage:

Assist Main Contact with receiving communications and handling team issues during vacation periods.

 

3.2.2 Alternate Contact Responsibilities

The Alternate Contact is the Main Contact's "right hand" and shares in providing and maintaining accurate information in TIMS, as well as providing leadership to the team. The Alternate Contact should read and share in the responsibilities of the Main Contact as outlined above. Generally the Alternate Contact assumes the Main Contact role should the Main Contact not be able to fulfill his/her duties. This position must be held by one over the age of 18.  Key duties of the Alternate Contact are outlined below:

 

Calendar of Important Deadline Dates:

Monitor the Calendar of Important Deadline dates for changes, additions at:  http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc/frc-season-calendar

Communications:

Receive and distribute relevant FIRST communications to team members.

Chairman’s Award

Collect information about, and document, the successes and accomplishments of the team.  Organize the Chairman’s Award (CA) submission for the team and help prepare the CA presentation to be given to the judges at the event.  Please refer to Administrative Manual, Chapter 6– The Awards for more information about the Chairman’s Award. 

Contact Information:

Provide current contact information for the TIMS, including an alternate phone number and address in case FIRST has to make contact during vacation or while the team is traveling.

Public Relations:

Confer with Main Contact.  Notify Public Relations (PR) Contact of any upcoming team fundraising or events.

Robot Transportation:

Be familiar with the robot transportation responsibilities in case the Shipping Contact needs help.  Can also assume role of Shipping Contact.

Safety:

Work with team’s Safety Captain to ensure safety while working and traveling. 

Support:

Provide any support the Main Contact or team may need.

TIMS (Team Info System):

Assist Main Contact with maintaining and updating  team’s TIMS record at https://my.usfirst.org/frc/tims/site.lasso

Vacation  Coverage:

Assist Main Contact with receiving communications and handling team issues during vacation periods.