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NFDA Executive Board

Robert L. "Robby" Bates, CFSP, CCO - 2013-2014 President

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Robert "Robby" L. Bates, CFSP, owner of Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas, is the 2013-14 president of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). Robby is the owner of Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas.

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Robert C. Moore, IV, CFSP, CCO - 2013-2014 President-elect

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Robert C. "Rob" Moore IV, CFSP, CCO, co-owner and manager of his family's firm, Moore's Home for Funerals in Wayne, N.J., is the 2013-14 president-elect of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA).

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Bob Arrington, CCO - 2013-2014 Treasurer

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Bob Arrington, CCO, the founder and president of Arrington Funeral Directors in Jackson, Tenn., is the 2013-14 treasurer of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA).

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W. Ashley Cozine, CFSP, CPC, CCO - 2013-2014 Secretary

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W. Ashley Cozine, CFSP, CPC, CCO, a third-generation funeral director with his family's firm, Broadway Mortuary in Wichita, Kan., is the 2013-14 secretary of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA).

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Robert T. "Bob" Rosson Jr., CFSP, CPC, CCO - 2013-2014 Immediate Past President

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Robert "Bob" T. Rosson Jr., CFSP, CPC, CCO, co-manager of Waller Funeral Home in Oxford, Miss., is the 2013-14 immediate past president of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA).

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Randy Anderson, CFSP, CCO - 2012-2014 At-large Representative

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Randy Anderson, CFSP, CCO, is the 2012-14 at-large representative to the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Executive Board. He is the owner of Radney Funeral Home in Alexander City, AL and Langley Funeral Home in Dadeville, AL.

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Kenneth A. Cahall, CFSP, CCO - 2012-2014 At-large Representative

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Kenneth A. Cahall, CFSP, is the 2012-14 at-large representative to the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Executive Board. He is the owner and president of Cahall Funeral Homes Inc. with locations in Georgetown, Ripley and Mt. Orab, Ohio.

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Scott Anthony, CFSP, CCO - 2013-2015 At-large Representative

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Scott B. Anthony, CFSP, CCO, is the 2013-15 at-large representative on the Executive Board of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). Anthony, who comes from a funeral service family, is the co-owner of Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels with locations in Webster and Rochester, N.Y.

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Chuck Bowman, CMSP, CFSP, CCO - 2013-2015 At-large Representative

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Charles T. "Chuck" Bowman, CMSP, CFSP, CCO, is the 2013-15 at-large representative to the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Executive Board. His career in funeral service began after working in law enforcement. Chuck currently serves as vice president of Horan & McConaty Funeral Service & Cremation, which operates several locations in the Denver, Colo., area.

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NFDA Past Presidents

 

2011-12—Randall L. Earl, Decatur, IL
2010-11—Patrick E. Lynch, Clawson, MI
2009-10—William C. Wappner, CFSP, Mansfield, OH
2008-09—John D. Reed Sr., CFSP, CPC, Webster Springs, WV
2007-08—Michael R. St. Pierre, CFSP, Indianapolis, IN
2006-07—*John J. Hogan Jr., CFSP, Flushing, NY
2005-06—Robert J. Biggins, CFSP, CPC, Rockland, MA
2004-05—R. Doggett Whitaker Jr., CFSP, CPC, Newberry, SC
2003-04—Mark D. Musgrove, CFSP, Eugene, OR
2002-03—Dwayne R. Spence, CFSP, Canal Winchester, OH
2001-02—Robert F. Vandenbergh, CFSP, Clinton Township, MI
2000-01—John C. Carmon, CFSP, Windsor, CT
1999-2000—William F. Aaron, CFSP, Sun City, AZ
1998-99—David R. Pearson, CFSP, Galesburg, IL
1997-98—L. Ruple Harley Jr., CFSP, Greenwood, SC
1996-97—Maurice E. Newnam III, CFSP, Easton, MD
1995-96—*Bruce A. Overton, CFSP, Traer, IA
1994-95—Sumner Brashears, CFSP, Huntsville, AR
1993-94—Joe Merritt, CFSP, Wenatchee, WA
1992-93—David E. Dillon Jr., CFSP, Joplin, MO
1991-92—Robert J. Smith Sr., CFSP, Chicago, IL
1990-91—Robert L. Shank Sr., CFSP, Perrysburg, OH
1989-90—Richard A. Braun, CFSP, Adrian, MI
1988-89—William V. Hocker, CFSP, Grants, NM
1987-88—Glenn G. McMillen, CFSP, Lancaster, PA
1986-87—*Roy T. Pfeffer, CFSP, Manitowoc, WI
1985-86—*John B. Hutchins, CFSP, Kendallville, IN
1984-85—*H. Pat Mayes, Norman, OK
1983-84—*Morris A. Nilsen, CFSP, Richfield, MN
1982-83—*William P. Rutherford, CFSP, Columbus, OH
1981-82—*Earle D. Biggerstaff, Caney, KS
1980-81—Richard Myers, CFSP, Ogden, UT
1979-80—*Sumner James Waring Jr., CFSP, Fall River, MA
1978-79—*Cecil L. Goettsch, Monticello, IA
1977-78—Royal Keith, CFSP, Yakima, WA
1976-77—*Myron L. Van Horn, Lakeview, OH
1975-76—*R. Jay Kraeer, Pompano Beach, FL
1974-75—Edward J. Fitzgerald, CFSP, Elephant Butte, NM
1973-74—Frank R. Galante, , NJ
1972-73—*Raoul L. Pinette, CFSP, Lewiston, ME
1971-72—*Amos N. Dunn, Sulphur, OK
1970-71—*Frederick R. Sears, N. Syracuse, NY
1969-70—Joseph L. McCracken, Pana, IL
1968-69—*John L. Werness, Minneapolis, MN
1967-68—*William G. Hardy Jr., Louisville, KY
1966-67—*Paul W. Eddy, Jamestown, ND
1965-66—*Philip J. Schoen III, New Orleans, LA
1964-65—*Glenn H. Griffin, Pontiac, MI
1963-64—*Bruce M. Hotchkiss, Tracy, CA
1962-63—*C. M. Franklin, Orlando, FL
1961-62—*A. Raymond Pearson, Providence, RI
1960-61—*Thomas Glidden, Des Moines, IA
1959-60—*Arthur E. Taylor, Merrill, WI
1958-59—*Merle M. Welsh, Baton Rouge, LA
1957-58—*Roy T. Merrill, Albion, NY
1956-57—*William E. Lutz, Warren, PA
1955-56—*Jerry G. Spears, Columbus, OH
1954-55—*A. B. Eckersell, Rigby, ID
1953-54—*Fred W. Johnston, St. Paul, MN
1952-53—*W. Bruce Donaldson Jr., Tifton, GA
1951-52—*H. Fremont Alderson, New London, CT
1950-51—*Jack Marshall, Tilden, NE
1949-50—*Edward A. Martin, Grand Junction, CO
1948-49—*Ronald C. Jones, Scranton, PA
1947-48—*John W. Gennerich, New York, NY
1946-47—*James C. Orr, El Paso, TX
1945-46—*John E. Drummey, Seattle, WA
1944-45—*R.P. Lee, Minneapolis, MN
1943-44—*J. Leo Redgate, Bridgeport, CT
1941-43—*Jacob Van't Hof, Grand Rapids, MI
1940-41—*George A. Brewer, Jr., Dallas, TX
1939-40—*John W. Eberle, Pasadena, CA
1938-39—*Chas W. Porterfield, Holton, KS
1937-38—*Samuel J. Waters, New York, NY
1936-37—*John S. Rhodes, St. Petersburg, FL
1934-36—*Joseph L. Galen, Philadelphia, PA
1933-34—*Bert S. Gadd, Indianapolis, IN
1932-33—*John W. Mattle, Rochester, NY
1931-32—*John T. Skelton, Sacramento, CA
1930-31—*Thomas S. Wright, Temple, TX
1928-30—*Harry J. Gilligan, Cincinnati, OH
1927-28—*Henry Bosse, Louisville, KY
1926-27—*Colby E. Smith, Dallas, TX
1925-26—*Martin W. Hysong, Washington, DC
1923-25—*Ferd P. Schoedinger, Columbus, OH
1922-23—*Charles J. Dillon, Hartford, CT
1921-22—*C. Albert Roth, Little Rock, AR
1920-21—*Frank L. Ketcham, Chicago, IL
1919-20—*John F. Martin, Elizabeth, NJ
1918-19—*John Maas, Louisville, KY
1917-18—*Charles C. Reel, Pittsburgh, PA
1916-17—*M. H. Alexander, St. Louis, MO
1915-16—*Charles H. Watkins Jr., Wheeling, WV
1914-15—*George W. Lunt, San Francisco, CA
1913-14—*James J. McLarney, New York, NY
1912-13—*George Chandler Paul, Philadelphia, PA
1911-12—*J. W. Cookerly, Walla Walla, WA
1910-11—*Charles A. Miller, Cincinnati, OH
1909-10—*George L. Thomas, Milwaukee, WI
1908-09—*W. D. Farley, Battle Creek, MI
1907-08—*Al Eickelberg, New York, NY
1906-07—*D.B. Quinlan, Chicago, IL
1905-06—*L. T. Christian, Richmond, VA
1904-05—*L. M. Penwell, Topeka, KS
1903-04—*J. M. Connelley, Charleston, SC
1902-03—*J. H. McCully, Palo Alto, CA
1901-02—*Fred Hulberg, New York, NY
1900-01—*Percy B. Dixon, Mobile, AL
1899-1900—*Josiah S. Pearce, Ardmore, PA
1898-99—*Francke W. Dickinson, Springfield, MA
1896-98—*John H. Sharer, Alliance, OH
1894-96—*W.P. Hohenschuh, Iowa City, IA
1893-94—*S. Merrit Hook, New York, NY
1891-93—*Joseph W. Laube, Richmond, VA
1887-91—*Robert R. Bringhurst, Philadelphia, PA
1885-87—*Hudson Samson, Pittsburgh, PA
1884-85—*Oscar N. Crane, Canandaigua, NY
1882-84—*Charles L. Benjamin, Saginaw, MI
* Deceased