Support Team

Almar has been deeply interested in all activities to connect people of Icelandic descent with the “Old Country.” He has a great number of relatives in North America and was glad to join our team.

Public Relations

Almar Grimsson

Hafnarfjörður, ÍSL

Benedikt is now semi-retired from his job at the National Archives and is excited to be part of the Icelandic Roots team.

Research Support

Benedikt Jónsson

Hafnarfjörður, ÍSL

Bryndís serves as a language consultant and marketing assistant for Icelandic Roots.

Language & Translation

Bryndís Víglundsdóttir

Reykjavík, ÍSL

Jeff co-founded Icelandic Roots and has volunteered as vice-president of the board from its start.

Co-Founder

Jeff Furstenau

North Dakota, USA

Language & Translation

Kent Lárus Björnsson

Reykjavík, ÍSL

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

Database

Nancy Tarr

Alberta, CAN

Research Support

Ricardo Elias

Rio Grande do Sul, BRA

Research Support

Sigurður Rúnar Jónmundsson

Garðabær, ÍSL

Valgeir, along with his wife, Gunna, run Vesturfarasetrið, the Icelandic Emigration Center at Hofsós in Iceland.

Research Support

Valgeir Thorvaldsson

Hofsós, ÍSL

Barb serves on the Board of Directors for Icelandic Roots.

Board Member

Barb Aasen

North Dakota, USA

Brenda Olafson Messerschmidt serves on the Board of Directors for Icelandic Roots.

Board Member

Brenda Messerschmidt

North Dakota, USA

Gunna along with her husband, Valgeir, run Vesturfarasetrið, the Icelandic Emigration Center at Hofsós in Iceland.

Research Support

Gunna Thorvaldsdóttir

Hofsós, ÍSL

Julie provides translation and editing support to the IR team and its larger community.

Language & Translation

Julie Summers

Reykjavík, ÍSL

Photography

Mats Wibe Lund

Reykjavík, ÍSL

Renata Olafson Selzer serves on the board of directors for Icelandic Roots.

Board Member

Renata Selzer

North Dakota, USA

Research Support

Sigurlaug Jóna Sigurðardóttir

Reykjavík, ÍSL

Research Support

Stephanie Coleman

Washington, USA

Language & Translation

Þórdís Edda Guðjónsdóttir

Kópavogur, ÍSL

Icelandic Roots is a non-profit, educational, heritage organization specializing in genealogy, history & traditions of our Icelandic ancestors.

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