Special thanks to the Preserving Nordic American Churches Project advisory group for providing their valuable expertise to the project team!

 

 

  • JULIE ALLEN, PROFESSOR, ARTS AND LETTERS, SCANDINAVIAN STUDIES, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, AND BOARD MEMBER, DANISH AMERICAN HERITAGE SOCIETY

 

 

  • PHILIP ANDERSON, SWEDISH AMERICAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF CHURCH HISTORY, NORTH PARK UNIVERSITY

 

  • MARILYN CHIAT, INDEPENDENT ART AND ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIAN

 

  • PAUL DANIELS, ARCHIVIST/CURATOR, LUTHER SEMINARY, ST. PAUL

 

  • THOMAS DUBOIS, SCANDINAVIAN STUDIES, FOLKLORE, AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

 

  • CLAIRE ECKLEY, PRESIDENT, ICELANDIC NATIONAL LEAGUE OF NORTH AMERICA

 

  • TROYD GEIST, FOKLORIST, NORTH DAKOTA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS

 

  • JANET GILMORE, CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF UPPER MIDWESTERN CULTURES AND DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

 

  • DENNIS GIMMESTAD, VICE PRESIDENT, NORWEGIAN AMERICAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

 

  • JAMES KURTTI, DIRECTOR, FINNISH AMERICAN HERITAGE CENTER, FINLANDIA UNIVERSITY

 

  • ROBERT MACK, PRINCIPAL, MACDONALD AND MACK ARCHITECTS, MINNEAPOLIS

 

  • ROD OPPEGARD, INDEPENDENT SCHOLAR, DAZEY, NORTH DAKOTA

 

 

  • MARIANNE WARGELIN, PRESIDENT OF FINNFEST BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND HONORARY CONSUL OF FINLAND, MINNEAPOLIS