June 18 - July 4, 2020
Cedar Rapids

Board of Directors Executive Committee

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

Board Officers


Jonathan Lam

TE Connectivity

Vice President

Jill Costigan

Toyota Financial Services


Jeff Brunscheen

Atlantic Bottleworks


Emily Upah

Alliant Energy

Board Members

Mark Sillman

Bank Iowa

Kristy Staker


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

Dan Mussell

Collins Areospace

Carrie Severson

Veridian Credit Union

Katie Jensen

United Fire Group

Jamie Schulte

Community Volunteer

Zach Loeffler

Greg's Lawn

Pete Durin

Terry-Durin Company

Jason Pasker

Farmers State Bank

Jessica Mackey

UnityPoint Health

Lia Pontarelli

Lindale Mall

Wes Carpenter

Ruan Transportation


Peter Teahen

Teahen Funeral Home


KayLynne Bechen

Maddye Cavanaugh