Great Northern Railway Historical Society


The GNRHS has established committees to manage its daily business and affairs. Committees report directly to the Board.

Archives Committee

The Archives Committee oversees the collection, cataloging, organizing, storage and dissemination of reference materials.

Stu Holmquist, Bill Sornsin, Bob Kelly, Doug Complin, Don McGlothlin


Ballot & Nominating Committee

The Ballot and Nominating Committee is responsible for recruiting and screening all candidates seeking the office of Director.

Don McGlothlin, Dan Bolyard, Bob Showers


Bylaws & Operating Manual Committee

The Bylaws and Operating Manual Committee periodically reviews the Bylaws and Operating Manual to ensure that they are current and comply with any changes and updates in policy.

Vacant (chair), Stu Holmquist, Bill Sornsin, Don McGlothin


Finance Committee

The GNRHS Finance Committee is a standing committee of the Board of Directors, responsible for providing oversight and guidance on the organization's financial matters. Specifically, the committee is responsible for recruiting/retaining a qualified Treasurer and bookkeeper, and assuring internal controls, independent audit, and financial analysis for the organization.

Bill Sornsin (chair), Don McGlothin, Vacant


Hustle Muscle Committee

The Hustle Muscle Committee oversees the maintenance functions for GN #400 and is responsible for scheduling all GN #400 operations outside of the Minnesota Transportation Museum (MTM) compound (Jackson Street Roundhouse area).

Vacant (chair), Mike Lunak, John Langlot, Keith Enget, Jeff Otto


Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is responsible for all matters pertaining to the recruitment of new members and the retention of current members.

Bruce Goeser, Gary Thurow


Web Committee

The Web Committee assists the Webmaster in the performance of his/her duties and provides policy input and oversight.

Bill Sornsin (chair), Don McGlothin



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