Amy Iida Tervola Hultberg is dean of Salolampi, the Finnish Language Village. Iida has been a villager, credit villager, counselor, business manager, credit facilitator and assistant dean at Salolampi. Iida earned her BA from Concordia College, has an MA in education from Hamline University and K-12 administrative licensure from St. Mary’s University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She began doctoral work at The Ohio State University, culminating at Capella University.
Iida has been as a teacher and instructional coach in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, since 1998. She maintains close ties with all Finnish American groups, especially Salolampi Foundation, Finlandia Foundation National and local chapters, and Finn Creek, Minnesota Finnish American Historical Society Chapter 13.