This month: "Cremation and Profitability / Grief and Healing"
The Top 10 Funeral Rule Compliance Issues
Originally published in the Memorial Business Journal – May 28, 2015
By T. Scott Gilligan, NFDA General Counsel
During a recent FTC Funeral Rule teleconference that included me and Craig Tregillus, FTC Funeral Rule coordinator, as presenters, several important compliance issues were discussed. From the two-hour seminar, we were able to distill the following list of the top 10 tips to assist NFDA members in staying in compliance with the Funeral Rule:
Preplanners: Earn Your CPC Designation in Canada
Invest in your career and earn your NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) designation this summer. The NFDA CPC program is the only national certification program in the specialized field of advance funeral planning. NFDA's upcoming program in Vancouver is open to Canadian and U.S. preplanners.
Make a Difference for the Families You Serve on June 15
On Monday, June 15 you can unite with funeral directors from every town in America to make a difference in Washington, D.C. ... and the best part is you don't have to leave your office. The NFDA Advocacy Department's Cyber Monday "virtual" event is a great opportunity for anyone who attended the Advocacy Summit to follow up on their visits with members of Congress. If you weren't able to attend the Summit, you will be able to make your voice heard on four key issues that impact the families you serve.
Your Opinion Counts: Participate in the Annual NFDA Advocacy Survey
Posted: May 15, 2015
On Monday, May 18, all NFDA members will receive an email asking them to share information about the legislative and regulatory issues that are most important to them and their business. NFDA is the leading funeral service advocate, proactively working to ensure that the nation's federal lawmakers understand funeral directors' positions on issues that matter most to the profession. Staying up-to-date on the issues that affect your funeral home and the families you serve is vital to your success. NFDA's Advocacy Division is gathering information to enhance its efforts to best serve members and the funeral service profession.
National Funeral Directors Association: Statement on Inclusivity During the NFDA International Convention & Expo
For Immediate Release: March 31, 2015
The National Funeral Directors Association is deeply committed to providing an inclusive environment for all our events. NFDA represents the largest network of funeral professionals in the world; the great diversity of our association and the events we host make NFDA a strong and vital organization.
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