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

2020 Board Meeting Dates:

April 16th, July 14th, October 6th 


Calendar of Events

March 24, 2020 VFDA Traveling Caravan, Holiday Inn Tanglewood, 4468 Starkey Road, Roanoke, Virginia

March 26, 2020 VFDA Traveling Caravan, Hampton Inn, 705 England Street, Ashland, Virginia

April 23, 2020 4:00 p.m. Virginia Funeral Directors Association Board of Directors Conference Call

May 13, 2020 VFDA District Officers Conference Call

June 21-24, 2020 132nd Annual VFDA Convention, Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 57th St. & Atlantic Avenue, 5700 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach 23451

June 24, 2020 9:00 a.m. Virginia Funeral Directors Association Board of Directors Meeting, Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 57th St. & Atlantic Avenue, 5700 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach 23451

October 18-21, 2020 NFDA International Convention & Expo, New Orleans, LA

June 13-16, 2021 133rd Annual VFDA Convention, Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront | The Cavalier, a Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel, 4200 & 4201 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451

June 12-15, 2022 134th Annual VFDA Convention, Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront | The Cavalier, a Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel, 4200 & 4201 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451

June 11-14, 2023 135th Annual VFDA Convention, Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront | The Cavalier, a Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel, 4200 & 4201 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451


District Meeting Schedules

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District Schedules

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

-OFFICERS-

Michael Rorrer, President, McCoy Funeral Home, mccoyfuneralhome@verizon.net

Jonathan Stilwell, Vice President, John M. Oakey & Son, Inc., jonathan@johnmoakey.com

Jeff Wolfe, Secretary-Treasurer, John M. Oakey & Son Inc., jeff@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:

Our second bi-monthly meeting for 2020 is going to be Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at the Holiday Inn Roanoke-Tanglewood (early to accommodate our speaker). We will have Regulatory Support presenting 1-hour Law & Regulations CEU.
Our menu will consist of fried chicken, meat loaf, green beans, mashed potatoes w/ gravy, garden salad, dinner roll, and chef’s choice dessert. Come hungry!
Social hour will take place at 5 PM, dinner at 6 PM, meeting at 6:30 PM.

The cost of the meal is $35.00 per person.
Please RSVP no later than Monday, March 2, 2020.

Jefferson D. Wolfe, Jr., BRFDA Secretary/Treasurer
E-mail: jeff@johnmoakey.com


CENTRAL DISTRICT(map)
Central District Funeral Directors Association

-OFFICERS-

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

Kaylinn Bezenar, Vice President, Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service, kaylinn@morrissett.com

Margaret Edie, Secretary/Treasurer, Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service, margaret@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:

Central District Funeral Directors Association Meeting
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Richmond Times-Dispatch: Community Room
8460 Times-Dispatch Boulevard
Mechanicsville, VA 23116

5:30 pm – Social Time
6:00 pm – CEU (Blair Nelsen, Pre-Need)
7:00 pm – Dinner, Roma Ristorante Italiano $40 per person

RSVP by Noon, Tuesday, March 3, 2020
No late RSVP’s accepted
Please contact me directly for sponsoring the meeting’s Social Hour: margaret@morrissett.com


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

-OFFICERS-

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

Benjamin Hinkle, Vice-President, National Funeral Home, benjamin.hinkle@dignitymemorial.com

Tyra Baker Thompson, Secretary-Treasurer, Chinn and Baker Funeral Home, tyrabt@yahoo.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-

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

Neal Wong, Vice-President, Johnson Funeral Service, Funeral Director, Nwong@johnsonfs.com

Jay McIntyre, Secretary, McMullen Funeral Home, Funeral Director, mcmullenfh@comcast.net

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:

The next meeting of the Shenandoah Valley Funeral Directors Association will be held on

Thursday, March 12, 2020 at
Mrs. Rowe’s Family Restaurant, 74 Rowe Rd, Staunton, VA

Menu: Oven Roasted Turkey with Gravy, Fried Chicken, Fried Shrimp, Mashed Potatoes, Baked Tomatoes, Green Beans, Salad, and Assorted Pies

5:00 CEU Provided by Regulatory Support Services
6:00 Social Hour and Dinner
7:00 Business Meeting
7:30 CEU Provided by Regulatory Support Services

The cost for the evening will be $35.00 per person.

Please R.S.V.P. to Jay McIntyre by March 9, 2020 at 540-421-6585 or ShenValleyFDA@gmail.com

If you have not paid your yearly dues please do so at the meeting!
Firm Membership $60
Affiliate Membership $40

We also have a current volunteer to serve as Secretary for the 2020-2021 year; if there are any other interested candidates, please let us know!

March Meeting Sponsorship Provided By Todd Abshire and Batesville Casket Company


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:

We will postpone the Southside Funeral Directors meeting scheduled for March 31 until a later date. We will let you know when it has been rescheduled.

Paul Spiggle
Robinson Funeral Home


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:


TIDEWATER DISTRICT(map)
Tidewater Funeral Directors Association

-OFFICERS-

Ron Vance, President, Holloman-Brown, ron.vance.fsl@gmail.com

Lynda Harris, 1st Vice President, Kellum/Smith & Williams Funeral Homes, lynda.harris@dignitymemorial.com

Eric Wray, 2nd Vice President, E Vaughn Wray, evaughnwray@gmail.com

Bryan Graves, Treasurer, HD Oliver, hdofh@aol.com

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

Stephanie Smith, 1st Year Director, sgs.rhsfh@gmail.com

Reneé Battle, 2nd Year Director, TE Cooke Overton, tecofh@gmail.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

The Monday, March 16th Tidewater Funeral Director’s Association Regular Meeting has been cancelled.

Please contact Jamie Karpa at 723-3191 or email jamiekarpa@gmail.com if you have any questions.