Gammelgården Leadership for 2016

Gammelgården Museum was established by Elim Lutheran Church in 1972 to
Preserve, Present and Promote Swedish Immigrant Heritage.
The museum is owned by but not financially supported by Elim Lutheran Church.

Gammelgården Museum welcomes Annual, Life and Corporate Members, gifts and memorials and estate gifts.

Some of the Gammelgården leadership

leadership 2016

Back Row from Left: Karen Turnblad Larson, Ewa Rydåker, Andrea McPherson, Kathy Bakke, Ross Nelson, Kevin Nickelson, Doran O’Brien, Dennis Seefeldt

Front Row from Left: Ann Moonen, Eleanor Edman, Sue Sandager, Debbie Wright, Pastor Meredith McGrath


  • Board of Directors

  • Kevin Nickelson, President
  • Sue Sandager, Treasurer
  • Ross Nelson, Secretary
  • Kathy Bakke, Vice President
  • Kim Boetnner Johnson
  • David Elfstrand
  • Jim ‘Moose’ Malmquist
  • Pastor Meredith McGrath
  • Andrea McPherson
  • Doran O’Brien
  • Dennis Seefeldt
  • Vince Turnblad, Emeritus
    Debbie Wright
  • Advokats

  • Doniver Ahlm
  • Eleanor Edman
  • Barbara Glaser
  • Anna Lund Gonzales
  • Mark Granquist
  • Martin Hallqvist
  • Steve Hedman
  • Karen Turnblad Larson
  • Jane Lammers Johns
  • David Malmquist
  • Ann Moonen
  • Bruce Oscarson
  • Margareta Ritt
  • Ewa Rydåker
  • Staff

  • Lynne Blomstrand Moratzka, Director
  • Sue Nickelson, Meals and More Coordinator
  • Kathy Bakke, Children’s Program Coordinator
  • Jim Moratzka, Caretaker  
  • Joan Detzler, Membership Secretary
  • Julie Erickson, Marketing and Tidskrift Editor
  • Donna Johnson, Butik Manager
  • Linnea Johnson, Butik Ass’t Manager
  • Intern: Sara Minder