Richard W. "Rick" Hartle


Richard W. Hartle, Layton, UT. Rick is a Life Member of the Air Force Association and has served as a Chapter President, State President, board chair of the Utah Aerospace Education Foundation and twice on the AFA Board of Directors as a Director at Large. Mr. Hartle graduated from New Mexico State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He recently retired from a 35 year career with The Boeing Company as Director of Business Development for the company‚Äôs Directed Energy and Strategic Systems programs. While with Boeing, he worked on Department of Defense and Air Force programs for nearly 30 years. He remains deeply engaged in his community in support of many volunteer interests.  Rick serves on the boards of the Utah Defense Alliance, the Strategic Deterrent Coalition, SIMX LLC and is the Treasurer and former Chair of the Top of Utah Military Affairs Committee Executive Board.