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!

This is a tentative program schedule, it will be updated as we get more information.
(Those registering for the onsite convention may attend the virtual presentations also.)
If you have problems with the form’s please give GRHS headquarters a call at 701-223-6167.

GRHS 51st Annual Convention


If already registered, call headquarters to add.

This form is for those who wish to attend in person.

Fillable Registration Form 


This form is for those who wish to register for the online presentations only.  

Fillable Virtual Attendance Only



Elective Board for 2021-2022


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





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

kristi.grhs @ 

Looking forward to seeing you there!