CFDA Officers July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018

Erlinda Valdez : President


Erlinda Valdez

(559) 875-6555

Wallin’s Funeral Homes
Sanger, CA (N)
Chair Public Relations Committee

Tiffany Gallarzo : Vice President

Vice President

Tiffany Gallarzo

Fairhaven Memorial Park & Mortuary
Santa Ana, CA (S)
Vice Chair Public Relations Committee

Darren Diebold : Treasurer


Darren Diebold

Carriage Services
Murphys, CA (N)

Fred Nalder : Secretary


Fred Nalder

Rose Hills Mortuary
Whittier, CA (S)
Chair Bylaws Committee

Kathleen McLaughlin : Immediate Past President

Immediate Past President

Kathleen McLaughlin


Generations Cremation
Manhattan Beach, CA (S)

CFDA Board of Directors (Alpha Order)

Kristi Ah You : Director, North

Director, North

Kristi Ah You

Franklin and Downs Funeral Home
Modesto, CA (N)
Managing Partner

Sean Douglass : Director, South

Director, South

Sean Douglass

Douglass Family Mortuary
El Segundo, CA

Teri Featheringill : Director, South

Director, South

Teri Featheringill

Featheringill Mortuary Chapel
San Diego, CA (S)
Co Chair Annual Service of Remembrance

Karen Franzen : Director, North

Director, North

Karen Franzen

Dopkins Funeral Chapel
Dinuba, CA

Bob Gordon : Director, South

Director, South

Bob Gordon

Cypress Lawn Funeral Home
Colma, CA (S)

Brian Kestenblatt : Director, North

Director, North

Brian Kestenblatt

Skylawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park
San Mateo, CA (N)
General Manager

George Perez : Director, South

Director, South

George Perez

Utter McKinley San Fernando Mission Mortuary
Mission Hills, CA (S)

Andrea Picot : Director, North

Director, North

Andrea Picot

George L. Klump Chapel of Flowers
Sacramento, CA (N)

Robert R Risher : Director, South

Director, South

Robert R Risher

Guerra Gutierrez Mortuary
Los Angeles, CA (S)
Chair Membership Committee

Mike Rogers : Director, North

Director, North

Mike Rogers

Neptune Society of Northern California
Walnut Creek, CA (N)
Vice Chair Convention Committee

Sonya Simpson : Director, South

Director, South

Sonya Simpson

House of Winston
Los Angeles, CA

Eric Smith : Director, North

Director, North

Eric Smith

Rose Chapel Mortuary and Crematory
Paradise, CA

Rick Woody : Director, North

Director, North

Rick Woody

Peters Funeral Home
Wasco, CA (N)

CFDA Staff (800) 255-2332
Robert Achermann
Executive Director / Compliance x106

Matthew Peralta
Deputy Executive Director X131
Stacey Siqueiros
CFDA Convention X 114
Lauren Stoddard
Seminars and Meetings X105
Sarah Austin
Manager of Digital & Social Media x110
Melody Correia
Dues, Membership, Data Specialist x120
Terry McHale
CFDA Legislative Advocate 916-448-3444