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

2018 Board Meeting Dates:

January 16th, April 17th, July 12th, October 16th 


Calendar of Events

April 17, 2018 Virginia Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers Board Meeting

April 19, 2018 4:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting (Conference Call)

April 30, 2018 “Rookie of the Year” nominations due

May 10, 2018 VFDA Foundation Leadership Conference Richmond Flying Squirrels3001 N. Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23230

May 11, 2018 Awards Application deadline

May 11, 2018 Scholarship Application deadline

May 23, 2018 Virginia Funeral Directors Association District Officers Conference Call Meeting 4:00 p.m.

June 10-13, 2018 130th Annual Convention, Boar’s Head, Charlottesville, Virginia

June 10, 2018 8:30 a.m. Board of Directors Meeting, Boar’s Head Inn, Charlottesville, VA

July 8-11, 2018 NFDA Leadership Conference at The Omni Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave., Asheville, NC

July 12, 2018 Virginia Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers Board Meeting

July 18, 2018 Office Depot Webinar at 10:00 a.m.

October 11-18, 2018 NFDA 2018 Annual Convention & Expo in Salt Lake City

October 16, 2018 Virginia Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers Board Meeting

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

June 20-22, 2021 133rd 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-

Karen Conner Hall, President, Botetourt Funeral Home, karynfaith@hotmail.com or botetourtfuneralhome@gmail.com

Irvin Ray Sloan, CFSP, Vice-President, Botetourt Funeral Home, iraysloan@hotmail.com

Bobby Gardner, Jr., Secretary/Treasurer, Gardner Funeral Home, bgardner@swva.net

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:


CENTRAL DISTRICT(map)
Central District Funeral Directors Association

-OFFICERS-

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

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

Dana Sikon, Secretary/Treasurer, UVA Fresh Tissue Lab, mcmdana@aol.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:

Central District Funeral Directors Association
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

John Tyler Community College- Nicholas Center
13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chester, VA 23831

6:00 pm- Senator McClellan to give legislative updates
7:00 pm- Dinner Mamma J’s
$30 per person

RSVP by NOON Friday, May 4, 2018
Would you like to host a student? Let me know


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

-OFFICERS-

Jordan Wince, President, Adams-Green Funeral Home, jordan@adamsgreen.com

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

Jae Turner, Secretary/Treasurer, Cunningham-Turch, jeromialmorgan@gmail.com

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-

Jay McIntyre, President, McMullen Funeral Home, jrmcintyre685@gmail.com

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

S. Jonathan Hines, Secretary-Treasurer, Coffman Funeral Home, sjhines.coffmanfuneralhome@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:

Thursday May 17, 2018
Second Annual Meeting with Legislators

Octagonal Barn (Bradley to Schedule) at Frontier Culture Museum
1290 Richmond Road
Staunton, VA 24401

Dinner by Flavor Savor BBQ (Daniel Chapman)

Menu:
TBD

This is the meeting schedule and menu for each of our meetings this year. I am very excited about the CEUs we are providing this year and look forward to each meeting!!!


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@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, Jamie@gatecityfunerals.com

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:

Southwest Virginia Funeral Directors Association Meeting
April 19, 2018
Hilton Garden Inn Exit 7 Bristol, VA
Social 5:30 – 630 pm
Dinner 6:30 pm (Taco Buffet)
Program (1 CEU) Emergency Action Plan


TIDEWATER DISTRICT(map)
Tidewater Funeral Directors Association

-OFFICERS-

President – Patricia Louis, Woodlawn Funeral Home, eplouishorizon@msn.com

1st Vice President – Steven Felton, Community Funeral Home, Stevenfelton30@yahoo.com

2nd Vice President – Donna Price, Nelsen Funeral Home, donna.price@sci-us.com

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

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

1st Year Director – Robie Gardner, Sturdevant Funeral Home, sturtevant@sfhva.com

2nd Year Director – Lynda Harris, Smith & Kellum Funeral Homes, lynda.harris@sci-us.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
Installation of Officers*
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Social Hour 6PM, Dinner 7PM

Norfolk Yacht and Country Club
7001 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk
Spouses Welcome
*If you are being installed, please make every effort to be there!

Please RSVP to Jamie Karpa or call 723-3191 no later than Noon on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.