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Jason Arms

Executive Director

Jason Arms is currently serving as the Executive Director of FIRST in Texas. He served as the Director of Operations and supervised FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition programs across Texas before being appointed as the Executive Director. He served as the Program Delivery Partner (PDP) for all three programs in south Texas; which includes the Rio Grande Valley. Mr. Arms served as a key volunteer in the Rio Grande Valley since 2014 before joining the FIRST in Texas team.

Before joining FIRST in Texas, Arms served as the Innovation and Technology Director for the City of Pharr for seven years and spent a great deal of time engaged in emerging technologies in the Rio Grande Valley. Mr. Arms has served as a Texas Peace Officer, Texas Emergency Manager and holds various industry certifications in technology and is a STEM advocate.