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

 

KRISTIN ANDERSON, PROFESSOR OF ART HISTORY AND ARCHIVIST, AUGSBURG COLLEGE

 

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

 

KAITLYN BERLE, FOLK AND TRADITIONAL ARTS SPECIALIST, WISCONSIN ARTS BOARD

 

PIEPER BLOOMQUIST, PAINTER (Swedish Dalmålning & Bonadsmålning, Norwegian Rosemaling)

 

TOVA BRANDT, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND ALBERT RAVENHOLT CURATOR OF DANISH-AMERICAN CULTURE, MUSEUM OF DANISH AMERICA

 

MARCUS CEDERSTROM, COMMUNITY CURATOR OF NORDIC AMERICAN FOLKLORE, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

 

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

 

ANNIE HATCH, TRADITIONAL ARTS PROGRAM MANAGER, SOUTH DAKOTA ARTS COUNCIL

 

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

 

ROBERT MACK, PRINCIPAL, MACDONALD AND MACK ARCHITECTS, MINNEAPOLIS

 

ROD OPPEGARD, INDEPENDENT SCHOLAR, DAZEY, NORTH DAKOTA

 

REV. CRAIG PEDERSON, ASSISTANT TO THE BISHOP FOR CONGREGATIONAL VITALITY, MINNEAPOLIS AREA SYNOD, ELCA

 

DANIEL TRUCKEY, DIRECTOR/CURATOR, BEAUMIER HERITAGE CENTER

 

HILARY VIRTANEN, FINNISH AND NORDIC STUDIES, FINLANDIA UNIVERSITY

 

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

 

SALLY YERKOVICH, DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS, AMERICAN SCANDINAVIAN FOUNDATION