Port City Robotics (PCR) embraces a philosophy of ethical stewardship and transparency of governance through the regular monitoring and reporting of the following transparency metrics, compensation and governance policies.


Financial Stewardship: 

We are an all-volunteer organization committed to the furtherance of STEM.  There are no paid staff on the PCR board or on any of our teams. 


Transparency Metrics:

Independent voting board members?  Yes.

Material diversion of assets?  No.  All assets go directly towards team development (robot parts, competition entrance fees, etc.).

Provide or receive loans from related parties? No.  We do not provide or receive loans from any party.

Documented board meeting minutes? Yes.  Board minutes are recorded and stored by the board in perpetuity.

Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes.   Our policy is available for download below.   A Conflict of Interest (COI) Disclosure Statement is signed by all board members annually.

Records Retention and Destruction Policy? Yes.  Available for download below.

Ethics and Whistleblower Policy? Yes.  Available for download below.

CEO listed with salary?  Not Applicable. We are an all-volunteer organization.

Process for determining CEO compensation?  Not Applicable.

Board members compensated? No.

Donor Privacy Policy on website? Yes.

Board members listed on website? Yes

Key staff listed on website? Yes.

IRS 990 Forms made public?  Yes.  IRS 990 forms are published on GuideStar (an independent rating site for non-profit organizations).

Charitable Solicitation License?  Yes.  PCR has a current Charitable Solicitation License in the state of North Carolina.

Board of Directors

Bill Hosek
President 2019-

Frank Casieri
Community Relations
Past Treasurer


Beth Bacheldor
Member 2022-

We would like to thank the efforts of our previous PCR board volunteers!

.John Thomas (2018-2021)
Treasurer & WW administrator

Dr James Harris (2019-2021)

Cristina Chiang (2019-2021)

Lloyd Smith (2019-2021)


Ben Barbour (2015-2019)
Previous President & Founder
Lapetus Solutions

Hannah Wilson (2015-2018)
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Rick Penny (2015-2018)
Ensolve Biosystems

Terry Spencer (2015-2018)