District Calendars & Contacts

 

Virginia Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300

Richmond, VA 23233-1463

804-367-4479

VA Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers

Calendar and Examination Schedule

2019 Board Meeting Dates:

January 24th, April 16th, July 11th, October 10th 


Calendar of Events

November 14, 2018 4:00 p.m. VFDA District Officers Conference Call Meeting

December 28, 2018 Sleeping Room Reservation Due to Quirk Hotel for Winter Conference

January 16, 2019 4:00 p.m. VFDA District Officers Conference Call Meeting

January 18, 2019 Advertisements due to the VFDA office for Bulletin and Directory>/p>

January 22, 2019 VFDA Traveling Continuing Education Caravan, Hilton Garden Inn, Bristol

January 23, 2019 VFDA Traveling Continuing Education Caravan, Courtyard Marriott, Danville

January 24, 2019 Virginia Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers Board Meeting, 10:00 AM

January 27, 2019 VFDA Winter Conference and Continuing Education Day, Quirk Hotel, Richmond, VA

January 28, 2019 4:00 p.m. VFDA Board of Directors Meeting, Quirk Hotel, Richmond, VA

March 5, 2019 VFDA Traveling Continuing Education Caravan, Holiday Inn Tanglewood, Roanoke

March 18-27, 2019 VFDA International Studies Trip

March 20, 2019 4:00 p.m. VFDA District Officers Conference Call Meeting

April 10-12, 2019 Celebrant Training, Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home, Fairfax, VA

April 16, 2019 Virginia Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers Board Meeting, 10:00 AM

April 18, 2019 4:00 p.m. VFDA Board of Directors Meeting, Conference Call

April 19, 2019 Advertisements due to the VFDA office for Bulletin

May 15, 2019 4:00 p.m. VFDA District Officers Conference Call Meeting

June 16-18, 2019 131st Annual VFDA Convention, Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 57th St. & Atlantic Avenue, 5700 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach 23451

June 16, 2019 TIME TBD VFDA Board of Directors Meeting, Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront

July 11, 2019 Virginia Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers Board Meeting, 10:00 AM

July 13, 2019 Advertisements due to the VFDA office for Bulletin

October 10, 2019 Virginia Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers Board Meeting, 10:00 AM

October 13, 2019 Advertisements due to the VFDA office for Bulletin

June 21-23, 2020 132nd Annual VFDA Convention, Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 57th St. & Atlantic Avenue, 5700 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach 23451

June 20-22, 2021 133rd Annual VFDA Convention, Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 57th St. & Atlantic Avenue, 5700 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach 23451


District Meeting Schedules

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District Schedules

BLUE RIDGE DISTRICT(map)
Blue Ridge District Funeral Directors Association

-OFFICERS-

I. Ray Sloan, President, Botetourt Funeral Home, botetourtfuneralhome@gmail.com

Mike Rorrer, Vice-President, McCoy Funeral Home, mccoyfuneralhome@verizon.net

Jonathan Stilwell, Secretary/Treasurer, John M. Oakey, Inc., jonathan@johnmoakey.com

Meetings – Held on the third Tuesday in January, March, May, July, and September

Installation – July

Roster Provided by District

Please click here to find the Blue Ridge District Membership Application

Upcoming Meeting/Event Information:

The Blue Ridge Funeral Director’s Association Cordially Invites You to Our
ANNUAL LADIES NIGHT

Friday, December 14, 2018
Social Hour at 6pm
Buffet Dinner at 7pm
Holiday Inn Tanglewood,
Roanoke, VA

Please R.S.V.P. by Wed., Dec. 5, 2018 to Karen at karynfaith@hotmail.com or call 540-254-3000


CENTRAL DISTRICT(map)
Central District Funeral Directors Association

-OFFICERS-

Janet Stephens, President, John Tyler Community College, jstephens@jtcc.edu

Stephanie Bell, Vice President, Woody Funeral Home, stephanie.bell@dignitymemorial.com

Kaylinn Bezenar, Secretary/Treasurer, Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service, kaylinn@morrissett.com

Meetings – Held on the second Tuesday in January, March, May, July, September and November

Installation – November

Roster Provided by District

Upcoming Meeting/Event Information:


NORTHERN DISTRICT(map)
Northern Virginia Funeral Directors Association, Inc.

-OFFICERS-

Joshua Weatherby, President, Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home, jweatherby@fmfh.com

Jae Turner, Vice-President, Cunningham-Turch, jeromialmorgan@gmail.com

Benjamin Hinkle, Secretary-Treasurer, National Funeral Home, benjamin.hinkle@dignitymemorial.com

Meetings – Held on the first Wednesday in March, June, September and December

Installation – June

Roster Provided by District

Upcoming Meeting/Event Information:

Our quarterly dinner for the Northern Virginia Funeral Directors Association will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Madigan’s Waterfront, 201 Mill Street Occoquan, VA 22125. (703 494 6373)

Cocktails will begin at 6:30 PM and dinner will be served at 7:30 PM. The cost is $50.00 per person. Feel free to bring a guest.

Please RSVP by Monday, November 26, 2018 with dinner selection. If you RSVP you will be charged for the dinner. Along with the 50/50, we will organize a coat drive, and participate in Toys for Tots. If you are able, please bring a coat and/or a toy for donation for the less fortunate. Please come dressed in your favorite holiday attire or ugliest sweater. There will be cash prizes as well!!

Entrée Selections:
All dinners include a fresh dinner salad with a signature balsamic vinaigrette dressing, warm dinner rolls, dessert, soda, coffee and tea. There will be a cash bar for alcoholic beverages. Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten free options are available upon request.

Stuffed Shrimp – Five jumbo Shrimp stuffed with lump crab meat and broiled to perfection
Stuffed Flounder – Filet of Flounder stuffed with backfin crabmeat, baby shrimp melted provolone and drizzled with lemon butter
Grilled Chicken – Boneless chicken breast grilled & topped with parmesan peppercorn cheese sauce, or goat cheese, roasted red peppers and a lemon butter sauce, served with seasoned rice
NY Strip Steak – 10 oz. NY Strip steak grilled to a medium temperature, served with garlic mashed potatoes.
Dessert: NY Style Cheesecake with chocolate mousse

Please send your RSVP to Joshua Weatherby at jweatherby@fmfh.com or otherwise calling Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home at 703-425-9702.

This will be our Annual Holiday Party, and we look forward into seeing each of you.

Joshua C. Weatherby – President
Jae Turner- Vice President
Benjamin Hinkle- Secretary Treasurer


SHENANDOAH DISTRICT(map)
Shenandoah Valley Funeral Directors Association

-OFFICERS-

Bradley Howdyshell, President, Thacker Brothers Funeral Homes, Owner, bradley@thackerbrothers.com

S. Jonathan Hines, Vice-President, Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, Asst. Manager, sjhines.coffmanfuneralhome@gmail.com

Neal Wong, Secretary, Johnson Funeral Service, Funeral Director, Nwong@johnsonfs.com

Daniel Chapman, Treasurer, Johnson Funeral Service, Funeral Director, dchapmanp@gmail.com

Meetings – Held on the third Thursday in January, March, May, September and November

Installations – May

Roster Provided by District

Upcoming Meeting/Event Information:


SOUTHSIDE DISTRICT(map)
Southside Virginia Funeral Directors Association

-OFFICERS-

Paul Spiggle, President, Robinson Funeral Home, spigglefam@aol.com

Butch Gatewood, Vice-President, Norris Funeral Services, butch.1947@hotmail.com

Les Powell, III, CFSP, Secretary-Treasurer, Powell Funeral Home, Inc., lespowell111@gmail.com

Meetings are held quarterly and determined by districts

Installations – Determined by districts

Roster Provided by District

Upcoming Meeting/Event Information:


SOUTHWEST DISTRICT(map)
Southwest Virginia Funeral Directors Association
www.swvfda.com

-OFFICERS-

Tyler Bailey, President, Frost Funeral Home, tylersbaileyfh@gmail.com

John Britton, Vice-President, Mullins-Sturgill Funeral Home, monumentsservices@yahoo.com

Marty Hagy, Secretary, Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Home, info@hagyfawbush.com

Meetings – Held on the third Thursday in March, June, September and December

Installation – June

Roster Provided By District

Upcoming Meeting/Event Information:

Southwest Funeral Directors Association
A Christmas Holiday Celebration at the historic Martha Washington Inn
Abingdon, VA

Thursday, December 13, 2018
Social Hour 6 PM (cash bar)
Premier Dinner Buffet 7 PM ($55 per person)

Half and half $$$ drawing
Christmas gift exchange ($25 value suggested)
Door prizes
Santa Claus scheduled to appear, direct from the North Pole!

Reservations are required. RSVP by Monday, December 10 to 276-679-0192 (call) or 276-219-9949 (text)


TIDEWATER DISTRICT(map)
Tidewater Funeral Directors Association

-OFFICERS-

President – Steven Felton, Community Funeral Home, Stevenfelton30@yahoo.com

1st Vice President – Ron Vance, ronvance13@gmail.com

2nd Vice President – Lynda Harris, Smith & Kellum Funeral Homes, lynda.harris@dignitymemorial.com

Treasurer – Bryan Graves, HD Oliver, digger9822@aol.com

Secretary – Jamie Karpa, R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home, Jamiekarpa@gmail.com

1st Year Director – Eric Wray, evaughnwray@gmail.com

2nd Year Director – Douglas Parr, cdparrjr@live.com

Meetings – Held on the third Monday in January, February, March, May, September and October

Installation – April

Roster Provided By District

Application for Associate Tidewater District Membership

Application for Tidewater District Affiliate Membership

Application for Tidewater District Firm Membership

Upcoming Meeting/Event Information

Tidewater Funeral Director’s Association Christmas Party

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Social Hour 6PM, Dinner 7PM
Norfolk Yacht Club
7001 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk

Please RSVP to Jamie Karpa at 723-3191 or jamiekarpa@gmail.com no later than noon December 4