SNEAC is designed to teach members of the FIRST community to interact with their state representatives. It was started by members of the FIRST Robotics Competition team The Green Reapers from Worcester, MA after traveling to Washington D.C. for the National Advocacy Conference. They wanted to take what they had learned there to the local level and pioneered by other teams in other states. Over the years more teams from across New England have joined in supporting this conference. Existing conferences are: