MEET OUR STAFF
SONS OF NORWAY FIFTH DISTRICT YOUTH DIRECTOR
A key resource from the Fifth District, our Youth Director oversees the operations of camp and is a part of the District Board.
Lisa is the Youth Director for Sons of Norway District 5. She is a first-generation American, both parents having emigrated from Norway as young adults. Lisa still has an uncle, aunt, and cousins residing in Norway, with whom she keeps in regular contact, and they visit with each other often on both sides of the Atlantic. Lisa has three sons who all attended Masse Moro as campers and remain involved today as camp administrator, counselor, and volunteer.
Leif is from DeKalb, IL in SONS District 5 and currently lives in Bozeman, MT. He is a financial manager for an agricultural company and is an assistant rugby coach at Montana State University. He has served in various positions at camp since 2016 and is excited to join the administrative team this year!
2023 CAMP DIRECTORS
Camp Directors are onsite during the camp session and manage all of the day-to-day programming, staff, and functions of camp.
Ramona holds a degree in early childhood education from Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee. She was a camper for 6 years and has been on staff since 2011. Her favorite part about camp is teaching Allsang and watching the campers get excited about their heritage. She is very excited to be back on the leadership team as co-director this year!
Kjetil is a filmmaker from Texas who enjoys all things Masse Moro! He holds a B.S. in Film Production from the University of Texas at Austin where he also studied Norwegian language and culture. He loves goofing around, continuing camp traditions, and making sure everyone has a welcoming experience. Kjetil loves connecting with and sharing his Norwegian roots and can't wait to help deltakere make some life-long memories!
2023 COUNSELING & ACTIVITIES STAFF
Counseling and Activities staff stay onsite during the camp session, stay in cabins (or other camp buildings) and run the programs and activities at camp.
Johanne has been the rosemaling instructor at Masse Moro since 2003. Rosemaling since her 20’s, she has taken many classes with Vesterheim Gold Medalists and even Norwegian rosemalers. In 2015-2017, she studied under Pam Rucinski, VGM the Gubrandsdal style of rosemaling through the Wisconsin Arts board apprenticeship program. She has traveled to Norway and Sweden with the Vesterheim folk art tours. In 2019 she was awarded a Fellowship through the American Scandinavian Foundation to study folk art painting in Sweden . She has also received over the years numerous awards for her rosemaling, including two Best of Shows at the Wisconsin State Rosemaling Association competition. She looks forward each year coming to Masse Moro to share her knowledge.
SONS OF NORWAY DISTRICT 5 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Cheryl Wille-Schlesser, President
Wendy Winkelman, Vice President
Darlene Arneson, Secretary
Corey Olson, Treasurer
Robert Fossum, Sports and Recreation Director
LaVonne Wier, Publicity Director
Judy Ghastin, Cultural Director
Lisa Rove-Williams, Youth Director
Audrey Severson, Zone 1 Director
Tom Boudreau, Zone 2 Director
Karen Broadhead, Zone 2 Director
Scott Wegner, Zone 3 Director
Lisa Solak, Zone 5 Director
Connie Kross, Zone 5 Director
Bill Bultinck, Zone 6 Director
Robin Fossum, International Director
For more information about Sons of Norway Fifth District. Please visit their website at www.sonsofnorway5.com