Board of Directors
• Robert Beckley – Chairman
• Diane Hartmann – Director/CEO
• Leonard Rogers – Secretary/Treasurer
• Nora Egan – Director
• Michael Lawson – Director
• The Honorable John Meagher – Director
• Patricia O’Neil – Director
• Ryan Pavlu – Director
Robert Beckley is a graduate of Glendale College, Glendale, Arizona with a major in Business Management. Beckley has served on the Board of Directors of Help Hospitalized Veterans since 1997. He is the manager of the Fixed Base Operations of Legend Aviation and Station Manager for Horizon Air at the Prescott, Arizona airport.
Beckley is a public servant of the Prescott area and encourages others to give back to their community through business and local programs. Beckley currently serves on the Northern Arizona VA Health Care System’s Voluntary Service Committee. He contributes his spare time as a volunteer at the VA Medical Center, Prescott, Arizona.
Serving on Help Hospitalized Veterans’ Board of Directors has brought Beckley a great sense of humility and pride. Beckley feels it’s a tremendous honor to be associated with an organization that has provided such a wonderful resource for America’s veterans, and a way to extend an ongoing enormous “thank you” to our hospitalized veterans.
Beckley is married with three children. He enjoys golf, horseback riding and spending time with his spouse and family.
Diane Hartmann joined HHV in January 2012, bringing a wealth of experience from her 34 years at the Department of Veterans (VA). An independent consultant for program management and event planning, Diane is highly accomplished at managing large, diverse and complex programs, and events. She has experience in operations, program development and implementation, meeting and conference planning, adaptive sports events, sponsorships programs, dedication ceremonies and presidential protocol.
As director of the National Programs and annual Special Events for VA, Diane was responsible for their overall direction and management, along with VA’s participation in national memorial and commemorative events, including the annual national celebration of Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery. Diane has developed and implemented highly successful national marketing and public affairs plans, with contacts spanning all levels of government, veterans service organizations (VSO), civic groups, private corporations and hospitality service providers.
Diane has also testified before Congress in support of VA’s National Rehabilitative Special Events. It was under her leadership that two additional annual Special Events were implemented — the National Veterans TEE Tournament and the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic. She expanded the scope and increased the number of VA’s partnerships with VSOs, civic organizations and private corporations. Diane worked closely with senior White House officials, the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Paralympics Military Program staff and key congressional staff to help pass legislation for the Veterans Paralympic Military Sports Programs.
Diane holds a degree in law enforcement and criminal justice and is a certified mediator. She completed the U.S. Office of Personnel’s Federal Executive Institute and the Department of Veteran’s Affairs’ Leadership Program. She served as vice president and finance chair for seven years on the board of directors for Leadership VA Alumni Association.
The proud mother of two adult sons, Diane recently relocated to Florida after being a life-long Washington, D.C. area resident.
Leonard Rogers is the Vice President of Business Development Healthcare for Thomas Reuters, a company providing information and decision support tools to help professionals within the healthcare industry improve clinical and business performance. Prior to his current position with Thomas Reuters, he was the Medical Center Director and CEO for the San Diego VA Medical Center, a large tertiary, research and teaching hospital, affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) which includes hospital based home care, hospice, pharmacy, durable medical equipment, spinal cord injury and rehabilitation.
Rogers served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 to 1966 and was in Bien Hoa, Vietnam from 1965 to 1966. He has received numerous awards, including the Vietnam Service Medal and the Air Force Commendation Medal, four U.S. Senate Certificates of Merit, eight U.S. Congressional Certificates of Merit, two California Congressional Certificates of Recognition and a Letter of Recognition from the Governor of California for Outstanding Leadership and Commitment to Area Agencies on Aging and for contributions to Senior Citizens.