Board of Directors

Jenna Boholij - President

Jenna Boholij

President

Jenna has been involved with the Festival for over a decade, and has spearheaded important marketing projects, including the re-brand and development of a new website. She has yet to miss an Islendingadagurinn and looks forward to her two years of presidency.

Contact: Jenna

A Message from The President

Another year has passed, this one more difficult than most. 2021 will be better, but for now we need to pull together as a community. We are Icelandic at Heart...

Read the Full Letter +

Marilyn Valgardson - Vice President

Marilyn Valgardson

Vice President

Activities:
Amma's Kitchen, Cultural Pavilion, President's Reception, Parade, Viking Open Golf Tournament

Brett Lamoureux - Vice President

Brett Lamoureux

Vice President

An alumni of the Snorri Program (2007), Brett speaks Icelandic at a conversational level and is fascinated by contemporary Icelandic society.

Activities:
Traditional Program, Running Races

Tim Arnason - Alþingi

Tim Arnason

Alþingi

Tim is a Past President and Life Member of IFM. He has been with the Committee for over 40 years, on the Board for over 30 years and been the official Fjallkona escort for 25 years. He is also a member of the Viking Park Campaign Cabinet since 2014. As a third generation volunteer in his family, Tim is proud to continue this legacy of service that has spanned nearly 90 years.

Activities:
General Advice, Counsel

Grant Stefanson - Past President

Grant Stefanson

Past President

Activities:
Viking Park, Sponsorship, Contracts, and Legal Services

Contact: Grant

Eric Stefanson, CA - Treasurer

Eric Stefanson, CA

Treasurer

Activities:
Financial Plan, Budget, and Centenary Fund

Contact: Eric

Sigrun Asmundsson - Secretary

Sigrun Asmundsson

Secretary

Activities:
Icelandic Fashion Show, 50/50, Sponsorship

Kristine Sigurdson - Executive Director

Kristine Sigurdson

Executive Director

Activities:
Event Management, Administration, Fjallkona Affairs, Viking Village, Vendors, Volunteers, Summer Staff

Contact: Kristine

Kris Delbaere - Director

Kris Delbaere

Director

Activities:
Islendingadunk, Family Sports, Beach Volleyball, Running Races, Sandcastle Competition, Frisnök, Vingólf Beverage Gardens

Larry Dewar - Director

Larry Dewar

Director

Activities:
RCMP and Wonder Shows Liaison

Angela Collins - Director

Angela Collins

Director

Activities:
Music and Cultural Presentations, Poetry and Prose, Music Hospitality

Erik Arnason - Director

Erik Arnason

Director

Activities:
Vingólf Beverage Gardens

Peter Holfeuer - Director

Peter Holfeuer

Director

Activities:
RM of Gimli Liaison

Danny Luprypa - Director

Danny Luprypa

Director

Activities:
Parks, Property, Traffic, and Active Transportation

Jórunn Thordarson - Director

Jórunn Thordarson

Director

Activities:
Grants, Research

Signy Thorsteinson - Director

Signy Thorsteinson

Director

Activities:
Art Show

Robbie Rousseau - Director

Robbie Rousseau

Director

Activities:
Live Music, Children's Entertainment, Security, Lighting, and Sound

 
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