District Calendars & Contacts

 

Continuing Education Update


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

                                        

2017 Board Meeting Dates:

January 10th, April 18th, July 18th, October 10th 


Calendar of General Events

April 12-13, 2017 Virginia Funeral Directors Association is hosting the National Funeral Directors Association Certified Preplanning Consultant Program

April 13, 2017 VFDA District Officers Conference Call

April 14 and 17th, 2017 office closed for Easter holiday

April 18, 2017 10:00 a.m. Virginia Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers Meeting – Board Room #2

April 20, 2017 VFDA Board of Directors Meeting

May 18, 2017 VFDA District Officers Conference Call

May 26 and 29, 2017 office closed for Memorial Day holiday

May 31, 2017 2017 VFDA Funeral Director of the Year Nominations Due

May 31, 2017 VFDA Golden Licensee Nominations Due

June 2, 2017 VFDA Past Presidents Council Scholarship Applications Due June 2, 2017

June 25-28, 2017 129th Annual Convention, Williamsburg Lodge, Williamsburg, Virginia

June 25, 2017 VFDA Board of Directors Meeting

July 3, 4 and 5, 2017 office closed for July 4th

July 18, 2017 10:00 a.m. Virginia Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers Meeting – Board Room #4

October 10, 2017 10:00 a.m. Virginia Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers Meeting – Board Room #2

Oct. 29-Nov. 1, 2017 NFDA International Convention & Expo Boston Convention and Exhibition Center | Boston, MA

October 30, 2017 Virginia Night Spirit of Boston Dinner Cruise

June 9-12, 2018 130th Annual Convention, Boar’s Head, Charlottesville, Virginia

June 16-18, 2019 131st Annual VFDA Convention, Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront 5th Street & Atlantic Avenue

June 21-23, 2020 132nd Annual VFDA Convention, Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront 5th Street & Atlantic Avenue



District Meeting Schedules

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District Schedules

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

-OFFICERS-

Megan Gish,President, Lotz Funeral Home (Salem, VA) Megan.Conner@lotzfuneralhomesalem.com

Karen Conner Hall, Vice-President, Botetourt Funeral Home karynfaith@hotmail.com or

botetourtfuneralhome@gmail.com

Irvin Ray Sloan, CFSP, Secretary/Treasurer, Botetourt Funeral Home iraysloan@hotmail.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:

Mark your calendars for the next Blue Ridge District meeting that will take place on May 16th and will contain one hour CEU credit from the speaker

 


CENTRAL DISTRICT (map)
Central District Funeral Directors Association

-OFFICERS-   

Krystina Diman, President, Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service, krys@morrissett.com

Jim Dunn, Vice President, Woody Funeral Home, William.dunn@dignitymemorial.com

Amaris Thomas,  Secretary/Treasurer, Welch Funeral Home, Warsaw,

delgado_amaris@yahoo.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:

Following meetings will be held on second Tuesday’s of odd months as usual unless noted otherwise.

 

 


 

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

-OFFICERS-

Valarie Armstrong, President, George P. Kalas Funeral Home armstrong0976@yahoo.com 

Jordan Wince, Vice-President, Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home jwince@fmfh.com

Chad McGinn, Secretary/Treasurer

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

Installation – June

Roster Provided by District

Upcoming Meeting/Event Information:

 


 

SHENANDOAH DISTRICT(map)
Shenandoah Valley Funeral Directors Association

– OFFICERS –

Mark Fridley, President, Arritt Funeral Home, Inc. arrittfuneralhome@arrittfuneralhome.com

Jay McIntyre, Vice-President, McMullen Funeral Home, mcmullenfh@comcast.net

Bradley Howdyshell, Secretary-Treasurer, Thacker Brothers Funeral Homes, bradley@thackerbrothers.com 

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

Installations – May

Roster Provided by District

Upcoming Meeting/Event Information:  

            

May 18, 2017:  Social time from 4:30-5:30 pm. The meeting will start promptly at 5:30 pm. The meeting will be a round table open forum discussion between funeral directors and state legislators. This is your opportunity to speak with legislators in your area about issues you face daily.
Meeting will include installations of new district officers.
Dinner is $40 per person.

62 Country Club Circle
Staunton, VA 24401
Thank you to our sponsor, Warfield-Rohr Casket Company.

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SOUTHSIDE DISTRICT(map)
Southside Virginia Funeral Directors Association

-OFFICERS-

Kevin Brown, Co-President, kbrown51885@gmail.com

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

Chris Neal-Vice-President, Wrenn-Yeatts Funeral Home, chrisapril617@verizon.net

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

Meetings are held quarterly and determined by districts

Installations – Determined by districts

Roster Provided by District

Upcoming Meetings: 

 


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

-OFFICERS-

Jamie Broadwater,President, Gate City Funeral Home 

Vice-President

P. Martin Hagy, Secretary-Treasurer, 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:

 

 

 

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TIDEWATER DISTRICT(map)
Tidewater Funeral Directors Association

-OFFICERS-

Danielle Fitchett-Mann, President, Fitchett-Mann Funeral Home dani23320@aol.com

Patricia Louis Sterling, First Vice-President, Sterling Brook Funeral Home eplouishorizon@msn.com

Steven Felton, Second Vice President, Community Funeral Homes, stevenfelton30@yahoo.com

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

Bryan Graves, Treasurer, H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Norfolk digger9822@aol.com or hdofh@aol.com

Ron Vance, First Year Director, Hollomon-Brown, ronvance13@gmail.com

Robie Gardner, Second Year Director, Sturtevant Funeral Home sturtevant@sfhva.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:

 

Installation of Officers
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Social Hour 6PM, Dinner 7PM
Norfolk Yacht and Country Club
7001 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk
Spouses Welcome
Please RSVP to Jamie Karpa at 723-3191
Or email Jamiekarpa@gmail.com
No later than Noon on Wednesday, April 12, 2017