Remembering Woodie Flowers

    REMEMBERING WOODIE FLOWERS It has taken me a bit to collect my thoughts on the recent passing of Woodie Flowers. When I originally set about to write about him, I was only emotionally charged. How can you not be if you were in his orbit?! Now, with some...

A Note From Lance! Back to Basics

I had an opportunity to work an event as an independent contractor a few years back. The job was being an event assistant, which I was way over qualified for but I thought it might lead to other opportunities with this company. When I arrived on site, I started to...

Both Fall And Change Is In The Air At SRE!!

  After 17 years of working together, Shawnna Estrella recently left her notice to pursue a unique project of passion. I learned that there are multiple steps in an emotional departure. First, I had to absorb the information- it was in fact a blow! Second, I...

The act of one person can……

Last week Francis Collins, the head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world’s largest funder for biomedical research made a simple, yet bold statement.  As a person who has spoken as a conference that we have planned, and a sought after industry...

Kicked Ass!

SRE Kicked Ass Award Every year I get the pleasure of awarding two awards – The Kicked Ass Award Engineering style, which is reserved for a top FIRST Robotics Competition Field Tech Advisor who generally save the show each year, and The Kicked Ass Award for the Show...