June 14 - July 4, 2018
Cedar Rapids

Board of Directors

Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival is fortunate to have the insight and guidance of an excellent Board of Directors. Board officers and members include:

Position Name Company
President Jonathan Lam TE Connectivity
Vice President Jill Costigan Toyota Financial Services
Secretary Lisa McMillen-Boese Cedar Rapids Community School
Treasurer Mark Sillman Bank Iowa
Past President Stephanie Wunder Wells Fargo, V.P. Operational Risk Manager
Name Company
Kristy Staker Hy-Vee
Clint Brady Northwestern Mutual
Cindy Berntsen Hy-Vee (retired)
Casey Rigdon Howes Law Firm, P.C.
Quinn Pettifer The Gazette
Susie Weinacht Cedar Rapids City Council
Sarika Bhakta Nikeya Diversity Consulting LLC.
Dan Mussell Rockwell Collins
Carrie Severson Veridian Credit Union
Katie Jensen United Fire Group
Jamie Schulte Community Volunteer
Emily Upah Alliant Energy
Nick Heiser GoDaddy
Zach Loeffler Greg's Lawn
Pete Durin Terry-Durin Company


Name Company
Laurel Day CR Community School District
Peter Teahen Teahen Funeral Home


Name School
Shelby Vanous University of Iowa
Morgan Zebuhr Kirkwood Community College