was a four-year starter in baseball from 1968-71. The Lincoln,
Rhode Island native was a pitcher, outfielder and first baseman
during his career as an Anchorman.
He was one of the first players in school history to
accumulate over 100 career hits in a time when the team played
approximately 20 games a season. He was perennially one of the
squad’s leaders in hits and batting average. Used primarily as a
starting pitcher, Hartley teamed with fellow Athletic Hall of Famer Art Pontarelli ’71 to each throw
one game of a doubleheader and exchange defensive positions in
Hartley earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary
education from Rhode Island College in 1972 and his master’s
degree in public administration from the University of Rhode
Island in 1993.
He has worked with the Rhode Island Public
Utilities Commission for 32 years and is currently the Director
of Energy Policy and Planning. Since 1986, Hartley has been the
Coordinator of the Rhode Island Energy Siting boards.
Hartley is a member of the Glocester Country
Club, which he calls a little piece of Heaven straddling Route
He resides in North Scituate, Rhode Island with
his wife Lois ’70. They have two children: Amanda (31) and