Almar has been deeply interested in activities connecting people of Icelandic descent with the “Old Country”, and with such a great number of relatives in North America he was eager to join our team.
Gerri has done much genealogy and research. She is not an active part of the IR Team but helps with research on occasion. We look forward to her continued support in the years to come.
British Columbia, CAN
Gwen Lanoway lives in Winnipeg and is a fabulous genealogist. She loves digging through genealogy records at the libraries and going to the cemeteries to take photos for the IR Team.
Kent Lárus is an active supporter of IR by telling those on tours about the 'Cousins Across the Ocean' and the IR Database where they can find maps, photos, stories, genealogy, cousins, ancestors, and preserve their family story.
Language & Translation
Kent Lárus Björnsson
Stefan is a busy guy with lots of other projects but he helps Icelandic Roots by adding information on the Clergy. He is also great at promoting IR in the Lögberg-Heimskringla newspaper and in various presentations he gives.
Chair, Board of Regents
Rev. Stefan M. Jonasson
Hjördís has finished her documentary and her booklet about the Abandoned farms in the highlands of East Iceland. She will be helping IR to map and tell stories about these abandoned farms.
Mats shared his lifetime work of Iceland farm photos with Icelandic Roots. You can find your family farm photo by just going to their names in the database. It was a tremendous gift.
Mats Wibe Lund