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CFDA Committees 

Have you always been interested in serving on a CFDA committee? Well, here is your chance! CFDA committees provide members an excellent opportunity to contribute your ideas, insights, and fresh perspective to the work of our association and your fellow CFDA members.

Whether you’re interested in convention planning, public policy and legislation, membership growth, finance, public relations, or professional development, CFDA has a committee for you!

Convention Committee

Do you love attending CFDA’s conventions, and want to play a role in planning the next one? CFDA’s Convention Committee is charged with planning and budgeting for CFDA’s Annual Convention, including its educational sessions and social events, and also serves as the liaison between the Board of Directors and CFDA’s suppliers and exhibitors.

Committee Chair: Tiffany Gallarzo of Green Hills Mortuary

Membership Committee

Are you passionate about CFDA and want to help us grow our membership? CFDA’s Membership Committee works to develop strategies for membership growth and promotes the highest ethical standards in the mortuary profession and CFDA’s Code of Ethics.

Chair: Robert Risher of Guerra & Gutierrez Family Mortuary; Vice Chair: Jasmine Berrios of Hollywood Forever 

Communications Committee

Are you a great communicator, and want to promote the image of CFDA and the funeral industry? CFDA’s Communications Committee is responsible for disseminating information to CFDA members and fostering positive public opinion about the role and nature of the funeral service. The committee also serves as a liaison to related organizations and provides spokespersons for media inquiries.

Chair: Richard McCown of Skylawn Funeral Home; Vice Chair: Jasmine Berrios of Rose Family Funeral Home

Legislative Committee

Have you always had an itch for politics? CFDA’s Legislative Committee works with CFDA’s lobbyists to study and propose legislation for the advancement and protection of the funeral director and embalmer industry, CFDA’s members, and industry consumers.

Chair: Rick Woody of Peters Funeral Home; Vice Chair: Terry Deweese, and Jenna Moerk of Hillside Mortuary

Professional Development Committeee

Do you want to help future leaders in our industry hone their skills and grow professionally? The Professional Development Committee identifies and provides educational programs for members to improve their skills and knowledge, oversees CFDA’s Law Review course, and awards CFDA’s scholarships and annual awards.

Chair: Jenna Moerk Hillside Mortuary; Vice Chair: Tori Monteforte of Cherokee Memorial Mortuary

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