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.
Benedikt is now semi-retired from his job at the National Archives and is excited to be part of the Icelandic Roots team.
Bryndís serves as a language consultant and marketing assistant for Icelandic Roots.
Language & Translation
Jeff co-founded Icelandic Roots and has volunteered as vice-president of the board from its start.
North Dakota, USA
Nancy assists with Member Experience in Canada to check on their satisfaction using the database and communicates their feedback to our team.
Rio Grande do Sul, BRA
Valgeir, along with his wife, Gunna, run Vesturfarasetrið, the Icelandic Emigration Center at Hofsós in Iceland.
Barb serves on the Board of Directors for Icelandic Roots.
Brenda Olafson Messerschmidt serves on the Board of Directors for Icelandic Roots.
Gunna along with her husband, Valgeir, run Vesturfarasetrið, the Icelandic Emigration Center at Hofsós in Iceland.
Julie provides translation and editing support to the IR team and its larger community.
Renata Olafson Selzer serves on the board of directors for Icelandic Roots.