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Frank Merrick gets it!

Need I say more?

Why isnt he officially the FRC Director already?
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Re: Frank Merrick gets it!

Seconded. Frank has been fantastic, and has completely changed my attitude towards the FRC administration. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
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Re: Frank Merrick gets it!

I swear he needs to become permanent director.
Like now.
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Re: Frank Merrick gets it!

I'll second that too! Frank has been amazing, he get's it, and I'll even say one of the best things to happen to FRC in my time here.

Please to the powers that be, drop the acting from his title and make Frank THE Director of FRC.
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Re: Frank Merrick gets it!

Throw me on that list too, he's been fantastic.
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Re: Frank Merrick gets it!

Check out this thread as well. It seems all the higher ups at FIRST are taking our comments to heart.

http://www.chiefdelphi.com/forums/sh...hreadid=116558
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Re: Frank Merrick gets it!

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Seconded. Frank has been fantastic, and has completely changed my attitude towards the FRC administration. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
I can't say enough good things about Frank. Having known him in his other role with FIRST before this one, he has always been helpful and all about making the experience the best for the teams. This year he has been wonderful and puts the FRC Director job in a different light...

I, too, hope that he becomes permanent Director if he wants that to happen.

Thanks Frank!!
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Re: Frank Merrick gets it!

+1. Frank's transparency and willingness to make the needs of average FRCers a priority (even going so far as taking cues from discussions here on Chief Delphi) have made him an excellent FRC Director
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Re: Frank Merrick gets it!

Frank is the man!!!

Despite all that he does he always takes time to listen and consider suggestions as well as do everything in his power to make things right.
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Re: Frank Merrick gets it!

I have enjoyed his Blogs. I like the way he can quell some of the rumors that go around & give insight on some of the decisions First makes. As well as confirming you will need pool noodles & the legality of some components without giving away major details of the game.
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Re: Frank Merrick gets it!

I believe that this sudden change has to be more than just Frank's doing. It seems like we've seen a sudden and complete culture change from FIRST. They are admitting their problems, pledging to fix them, and seem to be paying attention to our complaints.

It seems that FIRST has learned something new about gracious professionalism!
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Re: Frank Merrick gets it!

Frank is awesome! My team was lucky enough to have breakfast with him at our hotel before the Lake Superior Regional this year. He listened to our team and really treated us like we matter. He's been very helpful and I enjoy his blogs!
I hope he becomes the FRC Director! Thank you for all you do Frank!
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Re: Frank Merrick gets it!

Me and 2 of our other team members had a great talk with him at Championship. We all enjoyed it and I could tell he really cared about what we had to say.

+1 for Frank Merrick, FRC Acting Director
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Re: Frank Merrick gets it!

Frank

I wanted to thank you for a great year. I look forward to more "improvements" in the future.

P.S. - To FIRST, please remove the "Acting" from Frank's title and make his promotion official.

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