Category Archives: Teams

2012 Lodge officers to be installed on Saturday, January 21st

At the January meeting the Lodge’s President of the Whidbey Island Nordic Lodge, Pete Berg will be installed as President for 2012,  Dick Johnson as Vice President, Emilly MacCormick as Secretary, and Liz Berg as Treasurer.  Numerous other lodge members will be recognized as Chairpersons for the various other teams that were established in November to plan and implement social, cultural, operational, outreach and communications activities for the Lodge. Former Lodge President Barbara Wilson will officiate.

Lodge Members will also take pause at this meeting to recognize the national organization under which it is chartered – The Sons of Norway – by viewing the film Fram: Forward into the future: Celebrating 100 years of District 2 Sons of Norway 1910-2010.

The Whidbey Island  Nordic Lodge is unusual amongst Sons of Norway Lodges in that it focuses on, as its name suggests, Nordic culture and tradition celebrating all Nordic nations.

Lodge forms planning teams for 2012

Challenged to step up and into the future their new Lodge home will make possible for them, 24  Whidbey Island Nordic Lodge members formed six planning teams at their general meeting on Saturday, November 19th.  Elected to the 2012 Administrative Team that will  guide the other five teams were:  Pete Berg, President, Dick Johnson, Vice President, Liz Berg, Treasurer, and Emilly MacCormick, Secretary.

The Communications, Cultural, Operations, Outreach,  and Social Planning teams will begin meeting soon to start mapping out and fine-tuning strategies and activities that will help Lodge members achieve the long-range vision they see for themselves in preserving Nordic heritage here on Whidbey Island.

This team approach to Lodge organization for 2012 was chosen to optimize opportunities for members to play a role in Lodge planning  as well as to make the Lodge more cohesive and inclusive.