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Dr. Anand Chandrasekhar, co-chief mentor

Dr. Andy Winslow, co-chief mentor, programming mentor

Dr. Kevin Gillis, chief mentor emeritus, outreach mentor 

Steve Grieshaber, fabrication mentor

Craig Nitcher, fabrication mentor

David Sabath, treasurer

Abi Elangovan, business mentor

Jean Jenner, business mentor

Benjamin Miller, CAD/fabrication mentor

Laurie Arbuckle, parent mentor


Ajay Chandrasekhar, University of Missouri

Leah Sabath, Moberly Area Community College

Matthew Barnard, Columbia College

Jacob Blackmore, University of Missouri

Yousuf El-Jayyousi, University of Missouri

Matt Greishaber, University of Missouri

Joe Thomas, Missouri S&T

Malek Necibi, University of Missouri

Morgan Kruse, University of Missouri

Sophie Eaton, University of Missouri

Brent Brightwell, Arizona State University



The Army Ants can always use help from additional mentors, as knowledgeable leaders are essential for helping student members learn important life skills. Please contact us if you are interested in filling any of the listed positions.

Engineering Design: Assist students in developing a strategic and effective design
Mechanical: Work with students to build robot
Programming: Work with students to develop more effective programming
Computer Aided Design (CAD): Teach students how to effectively use CAD
Finance/Fundraising: Help students manage funds and assist with fundraisers
Marketing: Help students develop presentations and presenting skills
Branding/Graphic Design: Create logos, banners, t-shirts, etc.
Media: Teach students how to manage websites and other media