Convention News


GRHS 50th Anniversary Logo

The 53rd GRHS International Convention

Hosted by your Board of Directors
at the The Baymont Inn & Suites
by Wyndham in Mandan, North Dakota

July 17th-20th, 2024

Save the dates!

Make your reservations early! (ask for the block of GRHS Rooms) 

Call: 701-663-7401

We look forward to hearing from you!


2024 Convention Registration Form

Convention Presentations



Executive Board for 2023 - 2024


  • President - Curtis Mertz
  • Vice President - Valerie Ingram Stewart
  • Treasurer - Don Heck
  • Secretary - Yvonne Haefner
  • Member at Large - Betty Nordeng



Convention Dates
2024 July 17 - 20 in Mandan, North Dakota
2025 July 16 - 19 in Mandan, North Dakota




Seeking Convention Volunteers!

Examples of volunteers needed: 

Kuchen Breaks: Cutting and serving, ticket takers, coffee and tea service.

Ticket takers at each meal.

Technical services with projectors, microphones,  etc.

Registrations at our own booth.

Volunteers are at the heart of the Germans from Russia Heritage Society, and the convention is no exception.

If you would like to volunteer to help at any of our conventions please email GRHS Office   

Office Manager Kristi Schwaderer 

Looking forward to seeing you there!