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 

2019 Board Meeting Dates:

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


Calendar of Events

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

October 15, 2018 Virginia Night at The Log Haven Restaurant, Salt Lake City

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

October 25, 2018 4:00 p.m. VFDA Board of Directors Meeting, Conference Call

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 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 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

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

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

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-

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:

November Meeting and Installation Banquet
Thursday, November 15, 2019 at 6:30 PM
Meadowbrook Country Club
3700 Cogbill Rd
Richmond, VA 23234

Registration is $55/person. Please RSVP by November 1.

Menu: Garden Salad, Roasted Top Round with Bordelaise Sauce, Chicken Cordon Bleu, Broccoli with Lemon Butter, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Chef’s Desserts, Coffee and Tea


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:


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:

Holiday Celebration

November 17, 2018
Reception – 6:00 PM
Dinner – 7:00 PM

The Club at Ironwood
62 Country Club Circle
Staunton, Virginia 24401

Thank you to our supply representatives for graciously sponsoring the holiday reception and music by Lew Taylor.

Dinner is $60 per person.

Please bring a gift ($25 value) for each lady in your party to exchange.

RSVP with the entrée selection of each person in your party (12oz Prime Rib, Salmon, or Chicken Marsala) by November 11, 2018 to Neal Wong at 540-249-8800 or nwong@johnsonfs.com.


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
Thursday, September 27, 2018
The Bristol Hotel
Bristol, VA

Program: Virginia Preneed Rules and Regulations
Speaker: James Ruggerio
LAKELAND PRENEED PLANNING, LLC
Program earns 1 CEU credit.

Social Hour: 6 PM
Sponsored by: Bolton Concrete Products

Dinner: 7 PM
Meal and meeting: $40 per person.

Please RSVP: Monday, September 24
Call or text to: 276-219-9949 or email info@hagyfawbush.com

The newly restored Bristol Hotel located at 510 Birthplace of Country Music Way offers an exciting new venue to our association. Visit their new website at www.bristolhotelva.com
Spouses and guests are very welcome!

Banquet Room Facilities sponsored by Casket Sales, Inc.


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 Regular Meeting

Monday, October 15, 2018
*Dinner 6PM, Speaker 7PM*

Golden Corral
Chesapeake Square Mall
2324 Chesapeake Square Ring Road, Chesapeake
Note that we will be eating at 6pm and the speaker will be at 7.
Please make every effort to be there on time so that we can give our full attention to the speakers.

Compassionate Care Hospice will give us our ceu’s – 1 ceu

Please RSVP no later than noon on October 9 to Jamie Karpa at 723-3191 or email Jamiekarpa@gmail.com