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1125 West Turnpike Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58501

(701) 223-6167
Fax: (701) 223-4421

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday-Friday Central Time

Office Manager
Rachel Schmidt
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The Clearing House Project Coordinators 

Below is a list of project coordinators heading the various projects that are the focus of the Clearing House.
If you wish to volunteer to work on any of the projects identified below, please contact Volunteer email


Area of Responsibility
Project Coordinator/s
Clearing House Committee Co-Chair Valerie Ingram
Clearing House Committee Co-Chair Dennis Roth
Area Coordinators-Canada
United States

Merv Weiss
Don Ehreth
Beresan Coordinator Valerie Ingram
Bessarabian Coordinator Volunteer Needed
Caucasus Overall Coordinator Bonnie Anderson, Arthur Flegel
Copyright and IPRA Agreements Ken Dupper
Crimea/Taurien Coordinators Wanda Hopkins, Matt Klee
Genealogy Database Dave Feist
Grossliebental Coordinator Mia Boster
Digital Image Manipulator Ron Wiedmann
Dobrudscha Projects Gary Bettcher
EWZ Film Indexing Project Elli Wise, Aubrey Marthaller, Ed Bischoff
GRHS Films Library Coordinator Ray Heinle
Kherson, Ekaterinoslav, Taurida Tim Janzen
Kutschurgan Coordinator Dennis Roth
LDS Library - Salt Lake City Project Coordinator Ken Messmer
Mennonite - Black Sea Tim Janzen
Newspapers Curt Renz
Obituaries Ted Becker
Odessa Catholic Projects  Valerie Ingram
Ort Coordinators Don Ehreth
Plat Maps Edward Bischoff 
Town History Books Don Ehreth
Translations - German Vallerie Ingram
Translations - Russian Valerie Ingram
Village Coordinators Lucy Simpson