Mr. Harle served 40 years as a Navy civilian, predominantly at the Naval Academy working with computers and supervision of the server management team.
He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Math at Drexel University, a Master of Science in Math at Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Science in Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Mr. Harle has been on the Live Arts Maryland board for fifteen years He currently heads the map collection curation at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum and is Treasurer at the Friends of Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary. He has served 39 years with First Lutheran Church in Huntingtown and is currently head of the pastor search committee. He has also been a tutor with the Anne Arundel Literacy Council for seven years.