Alfreda’s writing experience and excitement help us provide a place to collaborate and share ideas and apprehensions as writers, which in turn, builds on old and new stories.


Alfreda Duffy

Alberta, CAN

As an Icelandic Roots volunteer, Jason is the Director of Social Media. In this role, he provides education to members and promotes public and private events at Icelandic Roots.

Director of Social Media

Jason Doctor

California, USA

Jonena is now giving back as a volunteer, working on projects where she can contribute her skills in leadership, training and marketing.


Jonena Smith Relth

California, USA

Since returning home from the Snorri Program, Kjersten has been interested in learning more about her ancestors and heritage. She has shared her Snorri experience on Samtal Hour and has since joined IR working with our social media team as well as an editor on the database.

Social Media

Kjersten Gaminek

Manitoba, CAN

Natalie not only contributes as a board member and genealogist, but also lends her talents to our web and social media presence.


Natalie Guttormson

Reykjavík, ÍSL

As an IR volunteer, Will is eager to contribute his multimedia production skills, including video editing, podcast hosting, and original music production.

Media Producer

Will Beaton

Colorado, USA

Beth particularly enjoys tracking down details, finding cousins, and using the relationship calculator, and recently joined the IR team as lead volunteer managing the membership group on Facebook.

Facebook Group Leader

Beth Finnson

Washington, USA

Jody joined the IR Leadership Team in August of 2021 to lead Public Education and continue as the Snorri Liason.

Public Education

Jody Arman-Jones

Minnesota, USA

As an IR volunteer, Judy hopes to learn more about her ancestors’ homeland and encourage connections among IR members.


Judy Dickson

British Columbia, CAN

Nancy assists with Member Experience in Canada to check on their satisfaction using the database and communicates their feedback to our team.

Member Experience

Nancy Tarr

Alberta, CAN

Randy manages the IR Facebook private group page. He welcomes new members, vets them and makes sure all is well within the groups postings and interactions.

Facebook Group

Randy Johnson

British Columbia, CAN

Edda enjoys Icelandic Roots and shares a wide variety of talents as a librarian, folklorist, teacher, writer, and Icelandic Heritage enthusiast.


Þórdís Edda Guðjónsdóttir

Kópavogur, ÍSL