Who we are

/Who we are
Who we are2022-09-26T10:39:57-05:00

If you would like to learn more about the Liberty Hospital Foundation, please call us at 816.792.7014 or contact us by email. If you have a specific area of interest, please contact one of our team members listed below.


Executive Committee

  • Daniel Forbes – President
  • Joe Edmondson – President-Elect
  • Kari Jo Thomann Bear, CFP – Past President
  • Lynn Jackson – Treasurer
  • Julie Gilmor – Secretary


  • CJ Burks
  • Rachel Caldwell-Mullins
  • Angela Castle
  • Troy Dietrich
  • Stevie Green
  • Mariah Gregg-Fling
  • Vicki Haas
  • Michael Patton
  • Dru Peregrine
  • Jodi Sundaram
  • Liz Thorpe
  • Michael Torno

Ex Officio Trustees

  • Raghu Adiga, MD – President of the Board of Trustees of Liberty Hospital*

Honorary Board Members

  • Ray Brock
  • Fran Bussey
  • Don Fletcher
  • Juarenne Hester
  • Charlie Hughes
  • Janie James
  • Mary Ellen Knop
  • Greg Lund
  • Karen Mathes
  • Ron Mullennix
  • Ellen Todd

Regional Advisory Council Members

  • Shawn Barber
  • Gary Cooper
  • Brett Daffron
  • Chad Fleming
  • Ethan Holloway
  • John Sidden
  • Mario Usera
  • Jan Watkins


Michael C. Russell, CAE
Michael C. Russell, CAEExecutive Director

Office location

Our office is located on the main floor of the Hospital building near the Chapel.

Our address

2525 Glenn Hendren Drive, Liberty, MO 64068