ICCFA Officers

Robbie L. Pape

President

Carriage Services
Houston, Texas

N. Lee Longino

President-elect

Service Corporation International
Houston, Texas

Lauren Blevins, CCFE, CPLP

Vice President, Internal Affairs

Williams Funeral Homes & Crematory
Columbia, Tennessee

Shawna De La Cruz

Vice President, Membership & Marketing

Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries
Glendale, California

Mitch Rose, CCFE, CCrE

Vice President, External Affairs

Oahu Cemetery & Crematory
Honolulu, Hawaii

John Bolton, CCE, CCrE, CSE CXE

Vice President, Education

Park Lawn Corporation
Houston, Texas

Christopher Keller

Treasurer

Life Remembrance & CPRA Studios
Littleton, Colorado

Robert Gordon Jr, CCE

Secretary

Cypress Lawn
Colma, California

Executive Committee

Robbie Pape
ICCFA President
Carriage Services

Gary Freytag, CCFE
ICCFA Immediate Past President
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

N. Lee Longino
ICCFA President-elect
Service Corporation International

Jay Dodds, CFSP
President’s Appointment
Park Lawn Corporation

Fred Lappin, CCE
Past President’s Appointment
Knollwood Cemetery Corp

Board of Directors

Matthew Bailey, CFSP, CCO, CC
B C Bailey Funeral Home Inc.

Daniel Bryan
Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home & Cemetery

Clift Dempsey, CCFE
Leaf Cremation

Gary Freytag, CCFE
Spring Grove Arboretum

Spencer Hines
NorthStar Memorial Group

Sam James
James Funeral Home & Northlake Memorial Gardens

Elisa Krcilek
Mountain View Funeral Home & Cemetery

René Negrete
Inglewood Park Cemetery

Rafael Ochoa
Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary

Sean O’Regan
Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum

Andrew Parsell
Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematory/Parsell Pet Crematorium

Néctar Ramírez
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

Kent Robertson
Foundation Partners Group

Amy Shimp
Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens

Micah Singerman
Shalom Memorial Park & Shalom Memorial Funeral Home

Jan Smith, CFSP
Flanner Buchanan Funeral Centers

Philip Tassi, CPA
Ferncliff Cemetery Association

Nick Timpe, CSE
webCemeteries

Christine Toson, CCE
The Tribute Companies Inc.

Jeremy Weaver
Carriage Services

Don Winsett 
Winsett Consulting

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

Phil Zehms
Terrace Park Cemetery & Funeral Home

Special Appointments

Lauren Blevins, CCFE, CPLP
Williams Funeral Homes & Crematory

Ex-Officio Pet Loss Professionals Alliance representative to serve a three-year term on the Board

Deanna Wilkinson
Express Funeral Funding

IMSA appointment to serve a one-year term on the Board

Christine Toson, CCE
The Tribute Companies Inc.

Past President elected to serve a one-year term on the Board

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

Past President elected to serve a one-year term on the Board

Gino Merendino
Merendino Cemetery Care

Educational Foundation President

Andrés Aguilar
Los Parques, SA

ALPAR Representative

ICCFA Committee Chairs

Finance Committee
Christopher Keller
CPRA Studio, LLC

Government & Legal Committee
Keenan Knopke, CCFE
Curlew Hills Memory Gardens Inc.

Christine Toson, CCE
The Tribute Companies Inc.

Cemetery Consumer Service Council
Thomas Daly, CCE
CHS Consulting Group/Cemetery Helpful Solutions

Certification Committee
Jeff Kidwiler, CCE, CSE
Blackstone Cemetery Development

Disaster Management
Mathew Forastiere
Park Lawn Corporation

Editorial Advisory Committee
Elisa Krcilek
Mountain View Funeral Home & Cemetery

ICCFA Educational Foundation Board of Trustees
Gino Merendino
Merendino Cemetery Care

Hall of Fame Committee
Gary Freytag, CCFE
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

JFDA
Al Bloomfield
Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care Inc.

Membership Committee
Kevin Gaffney
Funeral Directors Life Insurance Company

Nominating Committee
Jay Dodds, CFSP
Park Lawn Corporation

Personalization Committee
Robert Gordon Jr., CCE
Cypress Lawn

PLPA
Lauren Blevins, CCFE, CPLP
Williams Funeral Homes & Crematory

Sales & Marketing Committee
Mike Harens
Matthews International

Strategic Planning Committee
Gary Freytag, CCFE
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

Veterans Committee
Andy Lopez
SoCal Approach

Gino Merendino
Merendino Cemetery Care

Women In Leadership Committee
Jennifer Olvera, CCE
Green Hills Memorial Park

Past Presidents

2021-23: Gary Freytag, CCFE
2019–21:
Jay Dodds, CFSP
2018-19:
Christine Toson, CCE
2017-18:
Scott Sells, CCFE*
2016-17: Michael Uselton, CCFE
2015-16: Darin Drabing
2014-15: I. Frederick Lappin, CCE
2013-14: Nancy R. Lohman, CCFE
2012-13: Jeff Kidwiler, CCE, CSE
2011-12: Kenneth E. Varner, CCFE
2010-11: Kevin R. Daniels, CCE
2009-10: Gregg M. Williamson, CCE
2008-09: Mark J. Krause, CFuE
2007-08: Paul M. Elvig*
2006-07: Thomas G. Roberts, CCE
2005-06: Ray Frew, CCFE
2004-05: Patrick R. Downey, CCE
2003-04: Carol E. Llewellyn
2002-03: William L. Wright, CCE
2001-02: Gregory J. Easley, CCE
2000-01: David J. Shipper
1999-2000: Richard T. Sells, CCE
1998-99: Brian J. Marlowe, CCE
1996-98: Irwin W. Shipper, CCE*
1995-96: Donald H. Eiesland, CCE
1994-95: Frederick W. Miller, CCE, CSE
1993-94: Arlie T. Davenport, Jr.
1992-93: Edward C. Laux, CCE
1991-92: J. Asher Neel, CCE*
1990-91: Timothy F. Brammer, CCE
1989-90: Andrew J. Conroy III
1988-89: Robert A. Gordon, Sr., CCFE, CCrE, CSE
1987-88: John F. Llewellyn, CCE*
1986-87: B. David Daly, CCFE*
1985-86: Thomas J. Gardner, Sr., CCE
1984-85: Hugh Keatley, CCE*
Kermit Johnson ****
1983-84: Gordon R. Ewig, CCE
1982-83: Daniel E. Reed, CCE*
1981-82: Robert Goodwin*
1980-81: Charles (Shack) H. Shackelford*
Jack J. Brammer*** †
1980: James E. Watkins, Jr.*
1979-80: Herschel Auerbach* †
1979: James Kyle*
1978-79: Harry (Hap) D. Bledsoe, CCE †*
1978: Robert W. Toson*
1977-78: Robert (Ted) T. Nuckolls, CCE †*
1977: Duncan W. Munro, CCE*
1976-77: John T. Bailey, CCE*
1976: George Hones*
1975-76: James E. Phelps* †
1975: Robert G. Garrison, CCE*
1974-75: Kenneth R. White, Jr. †
1974: Charles F. Sharp*
1973-74: John D. Neel, CCE* †
1973: Alvin C. Meyer*

1972-73: Robert G. Neel, CCFE †
1972: Barthol W. Pearce*
1971-72: Charles B. Locke, CCE †
1971: Clayton O. Braatz*
1970-71: Charles W. Mobley, Sr. †
1970: Ned R. Thomas*
1969-70: Joe B. Cockrill* †
1969: Alvin E. Melton, CCE*
1968-69: Frank L. Karnes, Jr., CCE †
1968: Fred B. Mohle*
1967-68: Samuel B. Saxton, CCE †
1967: Howard T. Wood*
1966-67: Robert L. Hagenbach* †
1966: S. Clyde Gordon*
1965-66: George W. Oberg*
1965: Lynn S. Richards*
1964-65: R. Lee McNitt, Jr* †
1964: Alton R. Fisher*
1963-64: Taylor M. Simpson* †
1963: Herbert C. Philpott*
1962-63: Paul G. Bryan* †
1962: Harry W. Mueller, Jr.*
1961-62: Robert K. Donaldson* †
1961: Russell J. Zesch*
1960-61: John M. Ellis, Jr.* †
1960: Howard F. Clark*
1959-60: F. W. Eubank* †
1959: Edwin R. Gruettner*
1958-59: Paul D. Dawkins* †
1958: Paul W. Anderson*
1957-58: Harold E. Toson* †
L. O. Minear** †
1957: Orrin J. Perrott*
1956-57: Frederick Llewellyn* †
1956: George S. Youden*
1955-56: Kenneth R. White, Sr.* †
1955: Stacy C. Leech*
1954-55: John D. Gregg* †
1954: Linus P. Hayes*
1953-54: James E. Watkins, Sr.* †
1953: Harley D. Riggs*
1952-53: Raymond L. Groves* †
1952: Richard Allison*
1951-52: W. C. Rasberry, Sr., CCE* †
1951: Barrett Adams*
1950-51: A. M. Stannard* †
1950: Herbert W. Gausewitz*
1949-50: W. M. (Bill) Boyd* †
1949: Ira J. Mitchell*
1948-49: Leonard L. Cowan* †
1948: Fred H. Benner*
1947-48: Carl K. Linge* †
1947: Numa V. Bertel*
1946-47: Roy M. Haley* †
1946: Edward N. Sloan*
1945-46: Roy Hatten* †
1945: William A. McLeran*
1944-45: Howard T. Ott* †

1944: Cass J. Todt*
1943-44: H. L. Luckenbach* †
1943: John C. Plumb*1942-43: R. D. Rosenberger* †
1942: Leroy Christie*
1941-42: George Young* †
1941: Oscar F. Burbank*
1940-41: C. J. Sanger* †
1940: Wiley L. Morgan*
1939: Paul Daggett*
1938-39; 1939-40: J. F. Eubank* †
1938: Crawford T. Perkinson*
1937-38: C. S. Harley* †
1937: Raymond E. Siebert*
1936: S. J. Perrott*
1935-36; 1936-37: E. M. McBride* †
1935: Walter Puckett*
1934-35: W. L. Halberstadt* †
1934: Peter L. Scholl*
1933: James M. Driscoll*
1932: William H. Foord*
1931: William J. Bailey*
1930: Arthur S. Tupper*
1929: C. P. Scott*
1928: Edward A. Merriam*
1927: William D. Currie*
1926: Arthur J. Floyd*
1925: Bellett Lawson II*
1924: J. A. Reed*
1923: George E. Troup*
1922: W. S. Pirie*
1921: Fred H. Rutherford*
1920: Henry S. Adams*
1919: William H. Atkinson*
1918: W. N. Rudd*
1917: Dr. R. N. Kesterson*
1916: James Warren, Jr.*
1915: Thomas Wallis*
1914: M. P. Brazill*
1913: H. M. Turner*
1912: John J. Stephens*
1911: William C. Grassau*
1910: John Reid*
1909: James Currie*
1908: Fred R. Diering*
1907: J. C. Cline*
1906: Edward G. Carter*
1905: J. H. Morton*
1904: John C. Dix*
1903: H. Wilson Ross*
1902: Frank Eurich*
1901: George M. Painter*
1900: William Stone*
1899: A. W. Hobert*
1897-98: George W. Creesy*
1895-96: O. C. Simonds*
1893-94: William Salway*
1891-92: John D. Barker*
1887-90: Charles Nichols*

*Deceased

**Elected President by action of the Board of Directors and resigned on October 8, 1957.

***Deceased (Because of his untimely death two days prior to taking office, was recognized and recorded as a past president of the National Association of Cemeteries by a resolution unanimously adopted by the NAC Board of Directors on October 27, 1980.)

****Deceased (Recognized and recorded as a past president of the American Cemetery Association by a resolution unanimously adopted by the ACA Board of Directors on October 30, 1984.)

† Past Presidents of the National Association of Cemeteries prior to the merger with the American Cemetery Association.