Meet our Board of Directors

William H. McCartney, Chair of Board of Directors

William H. McCartney is Chair of HARTH’s Board of Directors.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center and on the Advisory Committee for the Highland Lakes Area Young Life Organization.  He and his wife, Christine, who is a HARTH volunteer, are Master Naturalists and members of the Highland Lakes Master Naturalist Chapter.  He is a past member and Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio and the Insurance Services Office, Inc. in New York City.   Read more...


Sherry Atherton, Board President

Ms. Sherry Atherton was born in Ontario, Canada, has lived in the USA since 1992 and became a United States citizen in 2000.  She has lived in Texas since the mid 90’s and now considers Texas her home.  Sherry currently spends her days focused on HARTH Foundation and taking care of Sunset Cliff Farms equestrian center.  Read more...



Doyle W. Rabe, CPA, Treasurer


Doyle W. Rabe, CPA serves as Treasurer on the HARTH Board of Directors.  Mr. Rabe is currently  the Chief Executive Officer of Austin Radiological Association, a position he has held for 28 years. Mr. Rabe has served on various boards and committees in the past including:  the Radiology Business Association, Radiological Society of North America, Concordia Academy and Critical Connections, to name a few.
Mr. Rabe holds a degree in accounting from The University of Texas, Austin and is a Certified Public Accountant. Read more...


Coleman Washington, Board Member

Coleman Washington is a Service Disabled Veteran who served as a Navy tactical carrier and test pilot, Landing Signal Officer (LSO) maintenance officer, and Test Program Manager for over nine years.  His civilian career encompasses leading and participating in the conception, design, develop, delivery, and continuous improvement of integrated business driven / technology enables operational systems, business and technology consulting, and program management.  He has a passion of giving back which he does through leading, contributing, and participating in charities that support Active Military, Veterans, and their Families dealing with PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Post Concussion Syndrome, Moral Injury, Depression and other trauma;  and, life, faith, and career mentoring.  Coleman has completed HARTH’s Horsemanship I course and volunteers regularly in supporting HARTH.

Robin England, Board Member

Robin England is a native Texan that grew up in Toronto, Canada and moved back to Texas in time for her to graduate high school.  Robin attended the University of Texas at Austin, where she earned her B.S. in Home Economics (Interior Design) graduating in 1986.  She and her husband, Joe, married the week after graduation and lived on his family’s ranch outside of Round Rock for over twenty years Read more...

Doug Howell,  Board Member

Doug Howell is a former US Army Intelligence Analyst and Russian Translator. After the Cold War, he spent 20 years in Silicon Valley building his career in technology sales. 7 years ago, Doug, his wife, and his daughter, left San Jose looking for a better life in Texas.  Doug’s love for horses began as a kid growing up on his grandfather’s ranch near Wichita Falls. His passion for horses, combined with his zeal for helping veterans are the two key reasons he is so driven to help the HARTH Foundation assist more veterans and their family members. 




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