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The Salolampi Foundation is composed of volunteers who have the mission to support the Finnish Language Village called Salolampi that is one of 14 Concordia Language Villages affiliated with Concordia College of Moorhead Minnesota. Interested individuals are nominated and elected to a 3-year term on the Salolampi Foundation Board of Directors. Members may serve beyond 3 years for succeeding 1 year terms. Board meetings are held 3 times a year, normally in different locations within Minnesota. The active membership of over 30 individuals divide into groups to serve on numerous committees. Currently the Board of Directors has two generations of a family serving and a third generation of another family serving actively with his grandfather. The executive committee, consisting of the President and 3 or more officers, meet as necessary between board meetings to handle matters that require immediate attention.

Officers

Kaisa Syväoja

Kaisa Syväoja

President
Bemidji, MN

Mark Kellaher

Mark Kellaher

President Elect
New Richmond, WI

John Hanson

John Hanson

Past President
New Brighton, MN

Paavo Taipale

Paavo Taipale

Treasurer
Seattle, WA

Aino Wheler

Aino Wheler

Secretary
Cleveland, OH

Directors

Marlene Banttari

Marlene Banttari

St. Paul, MN

Sara Ahlgren Bogie

Sara Ahlgren Bogie

St. Paul, MN

Ken Daniels

Ken Daniels

Blaine, MN

Steve Leppälä

Steve Leppälä

Hermantown, MN

Katie-Rose Imbriano

Katie-Rose Imbriano

Eric Maki

Eric Maki

Hayward, WI

Heidi Marttila-Losure

Heidi Marttila-Losure

Frederick, SD

Jennifer Porter

Jennifer Porter

Linda Warpula Davis

Linda Warpula Davis

Maple Grove, MN

Aino Wheler

Aino Wheler

Astoria, NY

Tina Watts

Tina Watts

Provo, UT

Advisory Committee

Claudia Atkins

Claudia Atkins

Tampa, FL

Rosanne Wulff Angeli

Rosanne Wulff Angeli

Ironwood, MI

Michael Anuta

Michael Anuta

White Bear Township, MN

Joanne Bergman

Joanne Bergman

St. Paul

Erikki Daniels

Erikki Daniels

St. Anthony, MN

Evelyn Eskeli

Evelyn Eskeli

Minneapolis, MN

Mary Ann Gomsi

Mary Ann Gomsi

Hibbing, MN

Susan Harstad

Susan Harstad

Mankato, MN

Dan Karvonen

Dan Karvonen

Crystal, MN

Ove Lilja

Ove Lilja

Inver Grove Heights, MN

Ivy Nevala

Ivy Nevala

Cedar Grove, WI

Marvin Nevala

Marvin Nevala

Amery, WI

Arlene Putikka Tucker

Arlene Putikka Tucker

Hermantown, MN

Ed Watts

Ed Watts

Provo, UT

Regional Directors

Valerie Knuuttila

Valerie Knuuttila

Stockholm, SK, Canada

Samuel Kopperainen

Samuel Kopperainen

Helsinki, Finland

Jim Kurtti

Jim Kurtti

Painesdale, MI

Crystal Patterson

Crystal Patterson

Owensboro, KY

Honorary Members

Elaine Anuta

Elaine Anuta

St. Paul, MN

Ken Lahti

Ken Lahti

Eveleth, MN

Claire Seppi

Claire Seppi

Virginia, MN

Mark Wirtanen

Mark Wirtanen

Hibbing, MN

Larry 'Lauri' Saukko

Larry 'Lauri' Saukko

Virginia, MN

Dean

Amy Tervola-Hultberg

Amy Tervola-Hultberg

New York Mills, MN

Adult Week Program Leader

Tiina Watts

Tiina Watts

Provo, UT

Exofficio & Concordia Language Villages Officials

Christine Schulze

Christine Schulze

Executive Director, Concordia Language Villages
Moorhead, MN

Alexander Aiguelles

Alexander Aiguelles

Senior Director, Concordia Language Villages
Bemidji, MN

Amelia Johnson

Amelia Johnson

Assistant Director, Concordia Language Villages
Bemidji, MN

Sara Williams

Sara Williams

Registration Specialist, Concordia Language Villages Bemidji, MN