Mark O. Rosensteel

President, Board of Directors; Shooting/Air Rifle Sports Resident: Apollo, Pennsylvania I joined the United States Air Force February 19, 1980. I went through basic training in San Antonio Texas, graduated April 1, 1980 and proceeded to Denver Colorado Lowrey Air Force Base. Where I received an intensive course in electronics Read more…

Tom Strang

Member, Board of Directors Site Leader: Hospital Liaison, and VAVS Representative (VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System) I am 73 years old and married to Agnes Strang, the Volunteer Coordinator of Keystone PVA. We have two children, Loren and Tom; both married. They have blessed us with seven beautiful grandchildren – one Read more…

James E. Riemer

Immediate Past President; President; National Director; Site Leader, Hospital Liaison, and VAVS Representative (Butler VA Medical Center) Residence: Jefferson Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania I was in the final draft in 1972 so I decided to enlist in the U.S. Navy Reserves. I attended Storekeeper “A” School in San Diego, California Read more…

William D. Lightner

Secretary Residence: Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania I joined the Air Force at age 18. After basic training I was stationed at Edwards Air Force Base, where I served as an aircraft machinist starting in 1983. In 1986 I was involved in an automobile accident that broke my neck, resulting in Read more…

William D. Jakovac

Treasurer Residence: Shaler Township,  Allegheny County Pennsylvania            I have retired from a U.S. Navy career that ran from March 31, 1970 to October 31, 1990. My first day of boot camp was on April Fools Day and I retired on Halloween. As an Electrician’s Mate, I was usually assigned to Read more…

The Board of Directors

The Keystone Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America is governed by a Board of Directors, which includes nine elected directors, four of whom are elected officers of the organization.  Board members and members in good standing are also appointed to oversee important Chapter programs and committees.  The daily work of Read more…

Christopher A. Fidler

Member Board of Directors Site Leader, Hospital Liaison, and VAVS Representative (Lebanon VA Medical Center) Residence: Jonestown, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania I joined the Army at age 17, and was a member of Company C 2/504 (AbnInf) with the 82nd Airborne. I was an infantry squad leader, and rose to the Read more…

Joseph W. Dornbrock

Executive Director Residence: Penn Hills, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Summary: Executive Director of Keystone PVA since April 2005 Navy veteran, 1974-1980. Served as a nuclear reactor operator aboard the USS Bainbridge (CGN-25) 1976-1980 Bachelor’s degree (summa cum laude) in communications, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1984. Continuing professional education includes Institute for Read more…