Missouri Family Trust Board of Trustees

PO Box 7629
Columbia, MO 65205

Phone: (573)-256-5055
Phone 2: (877)-239-8055
Fax: (573)-303-5866

Email: mftbt@midwestspecialneedstrust.org
Website: http://www.midwestspecialneedstrust.org

Director: Dana Katherine (Kathy) Birkes

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 402.201

Department: Mental Health

Mission: The Missouri Family Trust Board of Trustees is designed to provide persons with a mental and/or physical disability a better quality of life, from funds received through the trust without endangering governmental entitlements for which they are or may become eligible.

Function: The Missouri Family Trust Board of Trustees reviews and approves all governing policy of the Missouri Family Trust.

SubCommittees: Legal Review Committee; Investment Committee; Distribution Committee

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: Four meetings; committee meetings as needed.

Location of meetings: Columbia

Duration of meetings: 4 hours

Preparation time for meetings: Varies

Total time commitment: 4 to 12 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 9

Appointed members: 9

Term length: 3 years

Compensation: Members receive reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: 3 members who have a family member with a disability are selected from a panel of 5 submitted by the Missouri Advisory Council for Comprehensive Psychiatric Services; 3 members who have a family member with a disability are selected from a panel submitted by the Missouri Advisory Council on Developmental Disabilities; and 3 members must have expertise in general business matters

Political Requirements: No

Geographic Requirements: No

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Vacant Slot
Comp. Psych. Services Panel 1

Stephanie Denise Briscoe
Comp. Psych. Services Panel 2
Lathrop
Term begins: Feb 25, 2016
Term expires: Oct 25, 2016

Vacant Slot
Comp. Psych. Services Panel 3

Ms. Sarah Giboney
Development. Disabilities Panel 1
Ashland
Term begins: Oct 2, 2009
Term expires: Oct 25, 2011

Vacant Slot
Development. Disabilities Panel 2

Ms. Letitia Thomas
Development. Disabilities Panel 3
Rushville
Term begins: Feb 18, 2010
Term expires: Oct 25, 2012

Mr. Gerald Zafft
Expertise in General Business 1
St. Louis
Term begins: Apr 6, 2009
Term expires: Oct 25, 2010

Ms. Cathy Steele
Expertise in General Business 2
St. Louis
Term begins: Jun 1, 2009
Term expires: Oct 25, 2011

Ms. Angela Dalton
Expertise in General Business 3
Kirkwood
Term begins: Dec 17, 2009
Term expires: Oct 25, 2012