Mike Sousa is one of our club founding mentors. He graduated from UC Santa Cruz majoring in both biology and bio-chemistry. He then went on to be a fleet manager at UPS for 27 years. Since then, he has worked at San Marin High School as the auto shop teacher, until just last year when he retired. He has a lifelong enthusiasm for automotive mechanics and his engineering knowledge helps lead us through every year.
Tim Buss is our other founding mentor. He has 30 years of experience in the software industry, and was instrumental in the founding of our club by providing our first equipment. Two of his children were also a part of the robotics team. His experience in software and his guidance is helping the students learn to program and operate the robot has been crucial to this club.