About Us

PIE3 is a 501(c)(3) not for profit governed by a Board of Directors.  Current Officers are:

Tom Milnes – President

  • Principal Mathematician, Navigation and Guidance Modeling Section Head, Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Systems Mentor, FRC Team 2199 – Robo-Lions
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Mid-Atlantic Section K-12 STEM Outreach Chair
  • Degrees:
    • MS – Electrical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
    • BS – Applied Math, Brown University
    • BA – Ancient Studies,  Brown University

Rose Young – Treasurer

  • High School Physics and Engineering Teacher, Glenelg Country School
  • Commander US Naval Reserve Retired, Engineering Duty Officer
  • Lead Mentor and Founder, FRC Team 2199 Robo-Lions
  • Degrees:
    • BS – Physics, US Naval Academy
    • MS – Applied Physics, Johns Hopkins University
    • MS – Curriculum and Instruction, McDaniel College

Joe Burke – Secretary

  • Junior FIRST Lego League Coach
  • Advocate for STEM in Carroll County
  • Degree:
    • BS – Information Science and Technology – Penn State

Current Directors are:

Bill Cole

  • Deputy Associate Commissioner, Social Security Administration
  • Previous mentor of Programming Team
  • Degree:
    • BS – Computer Science, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Wayne Fuller

  • Project Task Lead, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Robo-Lions mentor for the chassis, drive, and sundry mechanical systems
  • PMI Project Mgmt Professional
  • Degrees:
    • BA – History, University of Colorado
    • MS – Information Technology Mgmt, Naval Postgraduate School

Tom Lee 

  • Associate Office Director, Office of Science and Technology, U.S. Food and Drug Administration – Retired
  • Mentor South Carroll High School Robotics Club

  • Degrees:
    • BS – Electrical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

    • MS – Computer Engineering, University of Maryland

Mark Marciante

  • Director, Enterprise Architecture and Solution Architecture, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Mentor: Business Intelligence Robo-Lions (FRC Team 2199), Community Outreach Director, PIE3

  • Degree:
    • BS-Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Joe Walton

  • Computer Scientist/Analyst, Dept of Defense
  • Coach/Mentor FTC team 4991, Gear Freaks
  • Degree:
    • BS – Computer Science, University of Maryland University College