Chapters

Affiliates across the U.S.

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With the recent addition of chapters in Alaska, California, Florida, Minnesota, Montana and Utah, FFN is now affiliated with 55 chapters in 25 states and Washington, D.C.

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Here are the chapters, the year affiliated with FFN and the chapter chairman or president:

ALASKA
Anchorage Suomi-Finland Club 2015
finnclub.com
Hanna Eklund
hanna.eklund @ gmail.com

ARIZONA
The Finnish-American Club of Tucson 2007
tucsonfinnishamericanclub.org
Tommi Koskinen
tucsonfinnclub @ gmail.com

Finns and Friends of Phoenix
2010
finnsandfriends.com
Joy Dorvinen
finnsandfriendsclub @ gmail.com

CALIFORNIA
Finlandia Club of Sacramento Valley 2006
finlandiaclub.org
Marita Martin
finnishlady @ comcast.net

Finlandia Foundation Berkeley 2016
Kaj Rekola
krekola @ gmail.com

Finlandia Foundation Los Angeles 1974
lafinlandiafoundation.org
Harvey Eidinoff
eidons @ verizon.net

Finlandia Foundation San Francisco Bay Area 1956
finlandiasf.org
Hertta Bethell
herttabethell @ gmail.com
Paula Salomaa
paula.salomaa @ me.com

Finnish-American Home Association 2005
Sonoma
fahausa.org
Stephen Rowe
directors @ fahausa.org

House of Finland 2015
houseoffinland.org
San Diego
Eeva Syvanen
eeva_syvanen @ yahoo.com

COLORADO
Finlandia Foundation Colorado 1993
finlandiafoundationcolorado.org
Denver
Kirsi St. Marie
kirsistmarie @ comcast.net

CONNECTICUT
Finnish American Heritage Society 2011
fahs-ct.org
Canterbury
Steven Bousquet
stevenbousquet @ yahoo.com

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Finlandia Foundation National Capital 1960
finlandiadc.org
Mikko McFeely
mikko.mcfeely @ gmail.com

FLORIDA
Finlandia Foundation Florida Chapter 1954
finlandiafoundationfl.us
Lantana
Kaarina Langeland
kaarinalangeland @ comcast.net

FinnsConnect South Florida 2016
finnsconnect.com
Facebook
Kati Makinen
finnsconnect @ gmail.com

GEORGIA
Atlanta Finland Society, Inc. 1975
atlantafinlandsociety.org
Tina Huoso-Harmon
tinahuoso @ yahoo.com

HAWAII
Finlandia Foundation of Hawaii 2014
Vihtori Virta
l.v.virta @ gmail.com

IDAHO
Finlandia Foundation Inland Northwest
1970
Don Heikkila
idahofinn @ hotmail. com

ILLINOIS
Finnish-American Society of the Midwest 1997
fasm.us
Chicago
Oscar Forsman
oforsman @ yahoo.com

MAINE
Finnish American Heritage Society of Maine 2012
mainefinns.org
West Paris
Dale Piirainen
dwplmp @ megalink.net                  

Finnish Heritage House 2007
finnheritage.org
South Thomaston
Jacqueline Harjula
jackielee207 @ gmail.com                  

Finnish Farmers Club 2012
monsonmaine.org
Monson
Inez Goodine
Donaldp.Higgins @ gmail. com               

MARYLAND 
Finlandia Foundation Baltimore Area
1974
finnbaltimore.com
Markku Koppanen
markku_koppanen @ hotmail.com

MASSACHUSETTS
Finlandia Foundation Boston, Inc.
1955
Nathalie Forssell
ngmead @ yahoo.com

The Finnish Center at Saima Park, Inc.
2005
saima-park.org
Fitchburg
Maija Mård
MaiLis1 @ aol. com

The Finnish Heritage Society – Sovittaja
2006
Rutland
Barry Heiniluoma
fhss @ sovittaja.org

Finnish-American Society of Cape Cod
2012
Stephen Trimble
satcapecod @ hotmail.com  

MICHIGAN 
Finnish Center Association
2004
finnishcenter.org
Farmington HIlls (Detroit area)
Mia Lamminen
finnishcenter @ gmail.com

Finnish Theme Committee of Hancock
Finlandia Foundation Copper Country Chapter
2006
pasty.com/heikki/ftcinfo
James Kurtti
jkurtti @ chartermi.net

Finnish-American Cultural Corporation
2012
finnishculture.org
Royal Oak (Detroit area)
Frank Gottberg
frrankk @ att.net

Upper Peninsula Chapter of the League of Finnish-American Societies
2006
Marquette
Ron J. Hill
ronjhill38 @ aol.com

Finnish-American Society of West Central Michigan
2007
Coopersville
Marie Godell Fowler
lydiamarie @ earthlink.net  

MINNESOTA
Finnish-Americans and Friends (Hibbing Chapter)
1998
Rodney Ikola
rikola @ mchsi. com

Finlandia Foundation Twin Cities
1993
minnesotafinnish.org
Betsey Norgard
norgard @ paulbunyan.net

Finlandia Foundation Northland
2010
Finlandia Foundation Northland
Duluth
Arlene Putikka Tucker
tuck5080 @ yahoo.com

Kaleva Building Corporation
2017
Virginia
Art Maki
makiart @ uslink.net

Red River Finns
2011
Red River Finns
Moorhead
Ellen Liddle
ellen.liddle @ yahoo.com  

MONTANA 
Finlandia Foundation of Montana 
2017
finlandiafoundationmontana.org
Missoula
Jenni Rohrbach
finlandiafoundationmontana@gmail.com

Finn Club of Helena
2007
Marjorie Peura Reilly
marj @ jeffbb.net

Red Lodge Knights and Ladies of Kaleva
2011
Claudia Morley
cmorleylau94 @ gmail.com  

NEW YORK 
Finlandia Foundation New York Metropolitan
1954
New York City
finlandiafoundationny.org
Eero Kilpi
kilpi @ me.com

Finger Lakes Finns
2006
fingerlakesfinns.org
Spencer
Oiva Vesa
oivavesa @ gmail.com  

OHIO 
Finnish-American Heritage Association of Ashtabula County
2004
faha-ashtabula.org
Elsa Shepard
ellishepard @ yahoo.com  

Finnish Heritage Museum
2015
finnishheritagemuseum.org
Fairport Harbor
Lasse Hiltunen
lassehiltunen1 @ iCloud.com

OREGON
Finlandia Foundation Columbia-Pacific
2001
ffcpc.info
Portland
Greg Jacob
jacobgk @ comcast.net  

PENNSYLVANIA
Finlandia Foundation Pittsburgh
1990
pittsburghfinns.org
Seija Cohen
SeijaC @ aol.com

Finnish-American Society of Delaware Valley
2006
fasdv.org
Philadelphia
Marja Kaisla
mjkaisla @ yahoo.com  

SOUTH DAKOTA
Frederick Forward – Finlandia Foundation Dakota
2012
fredericksd.com
Heidi Marttila-Losure
hmmartti @ yahoo. com  

Sons and Daughters of Suomi
2015
Steven T. Mitchell
scmitchell5357 @ gmail. com

TEXAS
Finnish-American Society of Dallas/Fort Worth
1991
texfinn.org
Jeremy Martin
president @ texfinn.org  

UTAH  
Finlandia Foundation Utah 
2016 
Provo
Tiina Watts
tiiwatts @ gmail.com

VIRGINIA 
Finlandia Foundation Tidewater Virginia
1978
Riikka Mohorn
riikkamohorn @ verizon.net  

WASHINGTON 
Finlandia Foundation Seattle
1968
finlandiafoundationseattle.com
Mikko Männistö
mikkotm @ hotmail.com

Swedish-Finn Historical Society
1991
finlander.geneaologia.fi
Seattle
Bill Carlson
carlsonharrington @ comcast.net

Finlandia Foundation Suomi Chapter 
2010  
Bellingham
ffsuomi.com
Maria Caceres-Bjorklund
bjorklund20 @ hotmail.com

Finnish-American Folk Festival
2011
finnam.naselle.net
Naselle
Mike Swanson
swanson @ wwest.net