Finance Committee

Committee Chair – Christopher Keller
CPRA Studio, LLC

Jim Breaux
Argent Trust

Gary Buss
Arlington Cemetery Company

Darin Drabing
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

Gino Merendino
Merendino Cemetery Care

Robbie Pape
Service Corporation International

Philip Tassi, CPA
Ferncliff Cemetery Association

Cemetery Consumer Service Council

Committee Chair – Thomas Daly, CCE
CHS Consulting Group/Cemetery Helpful Solutions

Larry Michael
Park Lawn Corporation

Buddy Ewing
Carriage Services – Seaside Memorial Park & Funeral Home

Bob Gordon Jr., CCE
Cypress Lawn

Mike Harens
Coldspring

Steve Bittner, CCE
Cincinnati Catholic Cemetery Society

Government & Legal Committee

Committee Co-Chair – Keenan Knopke, CCFE
Curlew Hills Memory Gardens Inc.

Committee Co-Chair – Christine Toson, CCE
The Tribute Companies Inc.

Scott Ahrendt
Service Corporation International

Russell Allen
Memorial Oaks Funeral Home

Lawrence Anspach, CCE
American Cemetery/Mortuary Consultants Inc.

Matthew Bailey, CFSP
B C Bailey Funeral Home Inc

Thomas Daly, CCE
CHS Consulting Group/Cemetery Helpful Solutions

Clift Dempsey
Leaf Cremation

Jerry Desmond, Jr.
Cemetery and Mortuary Association of California (CMAC)

Jay Dodds, CFSP
Park Lawn Corporation

Darin Drabing
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

John Gouch, Jr.
Gethsemane Cemetery & Memorial Gardens

Anthony Guerra
Guerra & Gutierrez Mortuary

Larry Hawkins
Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Funeral Homes, Crematorium & Cemeteries

Edward Horn, CCE
St Michael’s Cemetery

Caressa Hughes
Service Corporation International

Elizabeth Kmiec
ClearPoint Federal Bank & Trust

Mary Beth McGowan
Dykema

Gwen Mooney, CCFE
Cave Hill Cemetery

Blair Nelsen, CFuE
Nelsen Funeral Home

Kyle Nikola
Fidelity Memorial Group

Michael Pepperman, Esq.
Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell and Hippel LLC

Jim Price, CCFE CCrE
Park Lawn Corporation

John Resich, CFSP
Green Hills Memorial Park

Janet Ricciuti
Service Corporation International

Lawrence Rose
Cedar Park & Fidelity Cemetery Association of Bergen County NJ

Mitch Rose, CCFE CCrE
Oahu Cemetery & Crematory

Steve Schacht, CCFE
SCI North America Sales

Leslie Schneider, Esq.
Ivins Phillips & Barker

David Shipper
Futura Group

Micah Singerman
Shalom Memorial Park & Funeral Home

Michael Soper
Legacy Funeral Group

ICCFA President Gary Freytag, CCFE
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

ICCFA President-Elect Robbie Pape
Service Corporation International

Certification Committee

Committee Chair – Jeff Kidwiler, CCE, CSE
Blackstone Cemetery Development

Fred Lappin, CCE
Knollwood Cemetery Corp

Rick Miller, CCFE
Inglewood Park Cemetery

Gwen Mooney, CCFE
Cave Hill Cemetery

Disaster Management

Committee Chair – Mathew Forastiere
Park Lawn Corporation

Todd Van Beck, CFuE
John A Gupton College

Karl Wenzel
Wenzel Services

Lance Ray
The Wilbert Group

Gino Merendino
Merendino Cemetery Care

ICCFA President Gary Freytag, CCFE
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

Poul Lemasters, Esq.
ICCFA General Counsel

ICCFA Educational Foundation Board of Trustees

President – Jim Price, CCFE, CCrE
Park Lawn Corporation

Vice President – Gino Merendino
Merendino Cemetery Care

Secretary – Poul Lemasters
ICCFA Legal Counsel

Bob Boetticher, Sr.
Service Corporation International

Allen Dave, CFuE
Allen Dave Funeral Directors & Cremation Tribute Center

Jay Dodds, CFSP
Park Lawn Corporation

Kevin Gaffney
Funeral Directors Life Insurance Company

Jeff Kidwiler, CCE, CSE
Blackstone Cemetery Development

Jack Lechner, Jr.
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

Gwen Mooney, CCFE
Cave Hill Cemetery

Jill Muenich
Homesteaders Life Company

Christopher Trainor
Batesville Casket Company Inc.

Editorial Advisory Committee

Committee Chair – Elisa Krcilek
Mountain View Funeral Home & Cemetery

Daniel Bryan
Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home & Cemetery

Clift Dempsey, CCFE
Leaf Cremation

Sam James
James Funeral Home & Northlake Memorial Gardens

Jan Smith, CFSP
Flanner Buchanan Funeral Centers

Philip Tassi, CPA
Ferncliff Cemetery Association

Nick Timpe, CSE
webCemeteries

Hall of Fame Committee

Committee Chair – Jay Dodds, CFSP
Park Lawn Corporation

Christie Toson, CCE
The Tribute Companies Inc.

Michael Uselton, CCFE
Gibraltar Remembrance Services, LLC

Rich Sells, CCE
Johnson Consulting Group

Fred Lappin, CCE
Knollwood Cemetery Corp

Darin Drabing
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

JFDA

President – Ed Rusnak
Beth Israel Memorial Chapel – Delray Beach

Charles Salomon
Riverside Memorial Chapel

Albert Bloomfield
Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care

Mindy Botbol
Shalom Memorial Park & Shalom Memorial Funeral Home

Bob Zimmerman
Ascher-Zimmerman Funeral Home

Matt Levinson
Sol Levinson & Bros Inc.

Jim Cohen
Feldman Mortuary Inc.

Membership Committee

Chair – Kevin Gaffney
Funeral Directors Life Insurance Company

Andrés Aguilar
Los Parques

Steve Bassett
Legacy Funeral Group

Shawna de la Cruz
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

R. Michael Eddy-Herrera
Matthews International Corporation

Buddy Ewing
Carriage Services

Corey Gaffney
Gaffney Funeral Home

Gwen Mooney, CCFE
Cave Hill Cemetery

Nathan Nardi
New Cathedral Cemetery

Jimmy Pinocchio
Cemetery360

Ann Marie St George, CPC
Cooperative Funeral Fund Inc.

Nick Timpe, CSE
webCemeteries

Nominating Committee

Chair – Jay Dodds, CFSP
Park Lawn Corporation

Stacy Adams
Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery

Lauren Blevins, CCFE, CPLP
Williams Funeral Homes & Crematory

Buddy Ewing
Seaside Memorial Park & Funeral Home

Darin Drabing
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

Personalization Committee

Chair – Robert Gordon, Jr., CCE
Cypress Lawn

PLPA

Chair – Lauren Blevins, CCFE, CPLP
Williams Funeral Homes & Crematory

Linda Darby
Trigard

Coleen Ellis, CPLP
Two Hearts Pet Loss Center

Deanna Herfel
Schoedinger Pets Memorials

Jeff Moore
Park Lawn Corporation

Andrew Parsell
Parsell Pet Crematorium

Amy Shimp
Dulaney Valley Pet Loss Center

Wendy Shipley
Forever Faithful Pet Cremation and Funeral Care by Value Choice

Maryglenn Warnock
Paws to Remember

Sales & Marketing Committee

Chair – John Bolton, CCE, CCrE, CSE, CXE
Blackstone Cemetery Development

Tony Armogida
Global Atlantic Financial Group

Ellery Bowker
Aftercare.com

Erin Creger
Envision Strategic Partners

Jerry Del Core
Catholic Cemeteries Diocese of Sacramento

Tim Fish
Ring Ring Marketing

Doug Gober
The Foresight Companies, LLC

Mike Harens
Coldspring

Stuart Irwin
Biondan North America Inc.

Linda Jankowski, CCE
webCemeteries

Jennifer Kaset
NGL

Andy Lopez
Fidelity Memorial Group

Rick Miller, CCFE
Inglewood Park Cemetery

Greg Norris
Homesteaders Life Company

Brad Palmer
Service Corporation International

Delana Pratt, CPC, CSE
Cairn Partners

Shane Pudenz
Carriage Services

Nectar Ramirez
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

Lori Salberg, CSE, CXE
J3Tech Solutions

Ann Marie St George, CPC
Cooperative Funeral Fund Inc.

Philip Tassi
Ferncliff Cemetery Association

Ben Upton
Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens Funeral Home & Cremation Center

Kayla Wessling
Cave Hill Cemetery

Don Winsett
Davey Resource Group/Davey Tree Expert Co.

Strategic Planning Committee

Committee Chair – Gary Freytag, CCFE
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

Robbie Pape
Service Corporation International

Chris Keller, CPRA
Studio LLC

Jay Dodds, CFSP
Park Lawn Corporation

Darin Drabing
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

Shawna de la Cruz
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

John Bolton
Blackstone Cemetery Development

Poul Lemasters, Esq.
ICCFA General Counsel

Veterans Committee

Committee Co-Chair – Andy Lopez
Fidelity Memorial Group

Committee Co-Chair – Gino Merendino
Merendino Cemetery Care

Bill Wright, CCE
Greenwood Funeral Homes & Cremation – Greenwood Chapel

Harold Giddens
Park Lawn Corporation

Jack Lechner
Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

Jennifer Olvera, CCE
Green Hills Memorial Park

Jim Price, CCFE, CCrE
Park Lawn Corporation

Rich Sells, CCE
Johnson Consulting Group

Mark Christopherson
Professional Cemetery Services

Jeff Harbeson
C & J Financial

Women In Leadership Committee

Committee Chair – Jennifer Olvera, CCE
Green Hills Memorial Park

Tiffany Gallarzo
The Mortuary at Green Hills

Gwen Mooney, CCFE
Cave Hill Cemetery

Delana Pratt, CPC, CSE
Cairn Partners

Nectar Ramirez
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

Yvonne Slonaker, CCrE, CFuE
Cress Funeral & Cremation Service