BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Pete Miller is president of the foundation. Pete is a local businessman in Glendora, California and is also a Vietnam Veteran. Pete is an avid team roper, competes locally and in the annual Reno Rodeo Invitational Team Roping event in Reno, Nevada, which all proceeds go to building homes for disabled homeless Veterans.
Pete initially came up with the idea of the Businessmen and women team ropers honoring and paying tribute to our combat Veterans at a local rodeo. The program continued to grow and evolved into the Veterans Benefit Team Roping Foundation. Pete was instrumental in designing and creating the horsemanship program for our Veterans and continues to work and expand this program for our Veterans.
Mark Drum is Vice President of the Veterans Benefit Team Roping Foundation. Mark is the owner of Drum Roping Co. Mark has ridden horses and team roped most of his life. Mark is also an avid team roper and competes locally and in the annual Reno Invitational Team Roping Event in Reno, Nevada, which generates income to build homes for our disabled and homeless Veterans.
JON VAN CLEAVE, ESQ.
Jon Van Cleave, Esq. is CEO of the foundation, a practicing business lawyer in Orange County, California and an avid team roper. Jon has also worked with Mark and his fellow team ropers in organizing benefit team roping events for our Veterans. Jon also participates in the annual Reno Rodeo Invitational Million Dollar Roping in Reno, Nevada that generates income for homeless combat veterans.