We believe
teamwork makes
the dream work.

Meet our team of professionals who are working domestically and abroad to save lives everyday.  

Our team of board members, medical educators and the executive director strive daily to spread the mission of the Disque Foundation.

Their backgrounds in health care, education and nonprofit management mean constant and never ending improvement in contribution to the foundation.


John F. Disque

Inspiring Philanthropist

A lifetime believer of the impact motivation can make on an individual, John has strived his whole life to provide positive encouragement and support.


Karl Disque, D.O. RPH

Executive Director

Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque is the Executive Director of the Disque Foundation, is a board certified physician, practicing anesthesiologist, and social entrepreneur.


Catherine Hickey

Board Member

Catherine Hickey has been serving alongside the Disque Foundation team since the beginning of its foundation in the mid-2000’s. 

Kim Murray

Kim Murray, RN, M.S.

Medical Educator

Kim works as the Medical Educator for the
Disque Foundation and is an RN with a Master’s Degree in Nursing.

Anna in the Dominican Republic

Anna Disque

Board Member

Anna coordinates many of the trips with groups the Disque Foundation serves. Anna works with many locals to further their health and medical education.

Karoline Kress

Karoline Kress

iLive Program Coordinator

Karoline co-founded and continues to organize weekly iLIVE video calls and is involved with our efforts at the Ronald McDonald House.

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Drew Downing

Director of Outreach & Mission Fulfillment

Drew is Director of Outreach & Mission Fulfillment where he helps strengthen operations and builds partnerships that empower people to save lives.

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Mackenzie Thompson

Outreach Associate

Mackenzie coordinates partnership management, the advisory board, organizes foundation trips and events and directs foundation press.

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