Convention News


GRHS 50th Anniversary Logo

The 51st GRHS International Convention

Hosted by your Board of Directors
at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel
in Aberdeen, South Dakota

July 13-16, 2022

Save the dates!

We look forward to hearing from you!



Elective Board for 2021-2022


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

Director Election results 2021: 5 Members for a term of 3 years


  • Yvonne M. Haefner
  • Ken Messmer
  • Betty Nordeng
  • Dennis Roth
  • David D. Wolf





Seeking Convention Volunteers!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

rachel.grhs @ 

Looking forward to seeing you there!