Convention News

2022 District 1 Sons of Norway Convention  

  • June 1 – 4, 2022

  • Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake in Brainerd, MN

Theme: Steeped in Tradition , Aiming for the Future

  • Thank you Sagutun Lodge for a fabulous Convention!
  • Congratulations to our new District 1 Officers and Directors.  They are:
    • Mark Haugen, President
    • Jerry Wright, Vice President
    • Carolyn Townsend, Secretary
    • Treasurer position, open
    • Jeanne Engelsmeier, Publicity Dir.
    • Ron Stow, Sports & Rec Dir.
    • Karen Aakre, Social/Cult. Dir
    • Robert Nelson, Zone 1 Director
    • Martha Balfanz, Zone 2 Director
    • James Strandlie, Zone 3 Director
    • Ann Day, Zone 4 Director
    • Zone 5 Director position, open
    • Sherry Stilley, Zone 6 Director
    • Keith Jorgensen, Zone 7 Director
    • Rita Carlson, Zone 8 Director
    • Jan Osmonson, Zone 9 Director
    • Norm Carlson, Zone 10 Director
    • Dennis Rusinko, International Dir. elect

2022 International Convention Sons of Norway

  • as per the Sons of Norway website:
  • “Sons of Norway is proud to present Reunited to Build the Future, the 2022 International Convention on August 31 and September 1, 2022. This event is a time to hear from Sons of Norway leaders and elect new International Board members. All will enjoy music and entertainment. Delegates were selected for this event during the district conventions. Check back here for highlights and pictures from the virtual event.”
  • If you were elected an International delegate, you can find additional information as it becomes available off your profile page, when you log into the Sons of Norway website at