Board of Directors

Hayley Robinson D.V.M.

Dr. Hayley Robinson joined the Retrieving Independence board and team in 2015. She is a Nashville native – born and raised! Dr. Robinson is a veterinarian at Belle Meade Animal Hospital and serves as a vet to all the RI dogs.

Hayley Robinson, D.V.M.

Board Chair | Veterinarian
Anna Hollingsworth

Anna Hollingsworth joined the Retrieving Independence Board of Directors in 2017. Anna and her husband became RI furlough volunteers in early 2017 and both found a passion for the organization’s mission early on. Anna also serves as the Retrieving Independence fundraising committee chairman.

Anna Hollingsworth

Board Vice Chair | Fundraising Coordinator
Vicki Diestelkamp

Vicki Diestelkamp joined the board in 2016, having worked with Retrieving Independence’s Puppy program at the Farm at Natchez Trace. With a background in the Hospitality industry, she assists in coordinating the Recipient camp hotel and meeting arrangements.

Vicki Diestelkamp

Board Member | Treasurer
Andy Charron

Andy Charron, P.E.

Board Chair-Elect
Hank Edwards

Hank Edwards

Board Member
Dr. Kim Johnson, 2×2.5 300dpi

Kim Johnson, D.V.M.

Board Member
Bill Plantz

Bill Plantz

Board Member
Katie Regan

Katie Regan joined the Board of Retrieving Independence in 2017. She is a retired Physical Therapist and the mother of a veterinarian. Being a Nashville native, Katie has had the opportunity to volunteer in many church and civic areas in the city and looks forward to sharing her skills. She is the proud owner of a golden retriever, Nelle.

Katie Regan

Board Member