State Boards


Charles Perine, Executive Secretary

Alabama Board of Funeral Service
PO Box 309522
UPS: 400 South Union St., Ste. 395
Montgomery, AL 36104

Phone: 334-242-4049


Karl Marx, Licensing Examiner

Division of Corporations, Business & Professional Licensing
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806

Phone: 907-465-8444


Karen Carruthers, Executive Director

Funeral Services Regulatory Board
180, 2755 Broadmoor Blvd
Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2W7

Phone: 780-452-6130


Natasha Culbertson, Executive Director

Arizona State Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers
1740 W. Adams St., Suite 3006
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Phone: 602-542-8152


Amy Goode, Executive Secretary

Arkansas Insurance Department
Funeral Services Division
Arkansas State Board of Embalmers, Funeral Directors,
Cemeteries, and Burial Services
1 Commerce Way, Suite 502
Little Rock, AR 72202

Phone: 501-682-0574


Gina Sanchez, Bureau Chief

Cemetery and Funeral Bureau
1625 N. Market Boulevard, Suite S-208
Sacramento, CA 95834

Phone: 916 574-7870


Zen Mayhugh, Program Director

Department of Regulatory Agencies
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303-894-7800


Stephen Carragher, Public Health Services Manager

Connecticut Department of Public Health
Practitioner Licensing & Investigations Section
410 Capitol Ave, MS #12 APP
Hartford, CT 06134

Phone: 860-509-7576


Michelle Loper, Administrative Specialist II

Division of Professional Regulation
Cannon Building, Suite 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904

Phone: 302-744-4500

District of Columbia

Andrew Jackson, Board Administrator

Occupational & Professional Licensing Administration
Board of Funeral Directors
1100 4th Street SW, Suite 500E
Washington, D.C. 20024

Phone: 202-442-4428


Ellen Simon, Assistant Division Director

Department Financial Services
Division of Funeral, Cemetery and Consumer Services
200 E. Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0361

Phone: 850-413-4985


Brad Coman, Executive Director

Georgia State Board of Funeral Service
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, Georgia 31217

Phone: 844-753-7825


Peter Oshiro, Program Manager

Department of Health
Food Safety Branch
99-945 Halawa Valley St
Aiea, HI 96701

Phone: 808-586-8000


Jose Mendoza, Board Specialist

Idaho Board of Morticians
Division of Occupational Licenses
11351 W. Chinden Blvd. Bldg. #6,br>PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83714

Phone: 208-334-3233


Patrick Golembeck, Board Liaison

Illinois Dept. of Financial & Professional Regulation
Division of Professional Regulation
320 W. Washington Street, 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62786

Phone: 217-524-1981


Tracy Hicks, Director

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317-234-3031


Susan Reynolds, Executive Officer

Bureau of Professional Licensure
Iowa Department of Public Health
Lucas State Office Building, 5th Floor
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075

Phone: 515-281-5234


J.W. Carey, Executive Secretary

Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts
700 S.W. Jackson Street, Suite 904
Topeka, KS 66603-3733

Phone: 785-296-3980


Kanetha Dorsey, Executive Director

Kentucky Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors
9114 Leesgate Rd., Suite 4
Louisville, KY 40222

Phone: 502-426-4589


Kim W. Michel, Executive Director

State Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors
3500 N. Causeway Boulevard, Suite 1232
Metairie, LA 70002-3527

Phone: 504-838-5109


Holly Poirier, Board Manager
Tammy Reed, Office Specialist I

Maine State Board of Funeral Service
35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0035
UPS: 76 Northern Ave.
Gardiner, ME 04345

Phone: 207-624-8617


Nilsa Hairston, Executive Director

Maryland Department of Health
Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors
4201 Patterson Avenue, 5th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21215

Phone: 410-764-4792


Jason Wentworth, Executive Director

Board of Embalming & Funeral Directing
1000 Washington Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 617-727-1718


Ben Parker, Licensing Manager

Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Board of Mortuary Science
P.O. Box 30018
Lansing, MI 48909

Phone: 517-241-9221


Catherine Dittberner Lloyd, Program Manager

Department of Health, Health Regulation Division
Mortuary Science Section
P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882
85 E. Seventh Place, Suite 220
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882

Phone: 651-201-3829


Della Smith, Executive Director

Mississippi State Board of Funeral Service
3010 Lakeland Cove, Suite W
Flowood, MS 39232

Phone: 601-932-1973


Patty Faenger, Executive Director

Missouri State Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors
P.O. Box 423
3605 Missouri Boulevard
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: 573-751-0813


Steve Gallus, Executive Officer

Board of Funeral Service
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
UPS: 301 South Park, 4th Floor
Helena, MT 59620

Phone: 406-841-2244


Kris Chiles, Program Manager

Board of Funeral Directing and Embalming
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
UPS: 301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68508

Phone: 402-471-2117


Jennifer Kandt, Executive Director

Nevada State Funeral & Cemetery Services Board
3740 Lakeside Drive, Suite 201
Reno, NV 89509

Phone: 775-825-5535

New Hampshire

Susan M. Russell, Executive Director

Board of Registration of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
7 Eagle Square
Concord, NH 03301

Phone: 603-271-4648

New Jersey

Quin Archer, Executive Director

State Board of Mortuary Science of New Jersey
P.O. Box 45009
UPS: 124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
Newark, NJ 07101

Phone: 973-504-6425

New Mexico

Jennie James, Board Administrator

New Mexico Board of Funeral Services
PO Box 51101
Santa Fe, NM 87504

Phone: 505-476-4622

New York

Thomas Fuller, Director

Department of Health - Bureau of Funeral Directing
875 Central Ave.
Albany, NY 12206

Phone: 518-402-0785

North Carolina

Stephen E. Davis, Executive Director

North Carolina Board of Funeral Service
1033 Wade Avenue, Suite 108
Raleigh, NC 27605-1158

Phone: 919-733-9380

North Dakota

Dale G. Niewoehner, Executive Secretary

North Dakota State Board of Funeral Service
P.O. Box 161
Rugby, ND 58368-0161

Phone: 701-776-6222

Nova Scotia

Kortney Adams, Executive Manager

Nova Scotia Board of Registration
of Embalmers and Funeral Directors
84 Chain Lake Drive, Suite 200
Halifax, NS, B3S 1A2

Phone: 902-407-6001


Cheryl Grossman, Executive Director

Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors
77 South High Street, 16th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-6108

Phone: 614-466-4252


Tyler Stiles, Executive Director

Oklahoma Funeral Board
3700 N Classen, Suite 175
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Phone: 405-522-1790


Jim Cassimatis, Interim Registrar/CEO

Bereavement Authority of Ontario
100 Sheppard Ave. East
Suite 505
Toronto, ON M2N 6N5

Phone: 647-483-2645


Chad Dresselhaus, Executive Director

Oregon Mortuary & Cemetery Board
800 N.E. Oregon Street, Suite 430
Portland, OR 97232-2195

Phone: 971-673-1502


Kristel Hennessy Hemler, Acting Board Administrator

Pennsylvania State Board of Funeral Directors
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
UPS: 2601 N. Third Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Phone: 717-783-3397

Rhode Island

Linda Esposito, Board Manager

State Board of Funeral Directing/Embalming
Department of Health, Room 205
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908-5097

Phone: 401-222-5960


Colin Bachynski, Registrar

Funeral & Cremation Services
Council of Saskatchewan
3847C Albert St.
Regina, SK

Phone: 306-584-1575

South Carolina

Amy Holleman, Administrator

South Carolina Board of Funeral Service
P.O. Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29211
110 Centerview Drive, Suite 104
Columbia, SC 29210

Phone: 803-896-4497

South Dakota

Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary

State Board of Funeral Service
810 N. Main #298
Spearfish, SD 57783
UPS: 629 Main St.
Spearfish, SD 57783

Phone: 605-642-1600


Robert B. Gribble, Executive Director

Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers
500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243-1144

Phone: 615-741-5062


James White, Executive Director

Texas Funeral Service Commission
333 Guadalupe St, 2-110
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 512-936-2469


Tracy Taylor, Bureau Manager

Utah Board of Funeral Service
P.O. Box 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741
UPS: 160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Phone: 801-530-6621


Kasey Mayer, Licensing Administrator I
April Morrison, Licensing Supervisor

Vermont Board of Funeral Service
Office of Professional Regulation
89 Main St., 3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402

Phone: 802-828-1501


Corie Tillman Wolf, Executive Director

Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers
Department of Health Professions
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Ste. 300
Henrico, VA 23233

Phone: 804-367-4479


Julia Manley, Licensing Services Manager | Jessica Maya, Program Coordinator

Department of Licensing
Regulatory Boards Section
P.O. Box 9012
Olympia, WA 98507-9012
UPS: 405 Black Lake Boulevard
Olympia, WA 98502

Phone: 360-664-1555

West Virginia

Linda Lyter, Executive Director

West Virginia Board of Funeral Service Examiners
179 Summers Street, Suite 319
Charleston, WV 25301

Phone: 304-558-0302


Marjorie Liu

Funeral Directors Examining Board
Department of Safety and Professional Services
P.O. Box 8366
Madison, WI 53708-8366
UPS: 4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705

Phone: 608-266-2112


Chelsea Cortez, Executive Director

Wyoming State Board of Funeral Service Practitioners
Emerson Building, Room 127
2001 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002

Phone: 307-777-5403


American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service, Inc.

School Code: 1

Donald Cymbor, President

1501 Broadway, 11th Floor, Suite 1102
New York, NY 10036

Phone: 212-757-1190

American River College

School Code: 57

Valarie Rose, Coordinator

4700 College Oak Drive
Sacramento, CA 95841-4286

Phone: 916-484-81545

Arapahoe Community College

School Code: 49

Faith Haug, Program Chair

Mortuary Science Program
P.O. Box 9002
5900 S. Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80160-9002

Phone: 303-797-5716

Arkansas State University at Mountain Home

School Code: 50

Jeffrey Hicks, Program Director

1600 S College St
Mountain Home, AR 72653

Phone: 870-508-6164

Brightpoint Community College

School Code: 97

Samuel Rhue, Interim Chair

Funeral Service Program
13101 Jefferson Davis Highway
Chester, VA 23831

Phone: 804-706-5066

Cape Cod Community College

School Code: 93

Daniel Shea, Program Coordinator

2240 Iyannough Rd
West Barnstable, MA 02668

Phone: 508-531-3462

Carl Sandburg College

School Code: 51

Timothy J. Krause, Educational Coordinator

Mortuary Science Program
2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg, IL 61401

Phone: 309-341-8501

Chandler-Gilbert Community College

School Code: 78

Donna Backhaus, Program Director

Mortuary Science Program
7440 E. Tahoe Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85212

Phone: 480-988-8501

Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

School Code: 4

Jack Lechner, President
Teresa Dutko, Chairperson

645 W. North Bend Road
Cincinnati, OH 45224-1462

Phone: 513-618-1928

Columbus Technical College

School Code: 95

Sharonda Murphy, Program Director

928 Manchester Expressway
Columbus, GA 31904

Phone: 706-641-5630

Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service

School Code: 5

Cody Lopasky, Program Director

415 Barren Springs Drive
Houston, TX 77090

Phone: 281-873-0262

Community College of Baltimore County

School Code: 2

Brian Burke, Program Director

Mortuary Science Program – Catonsville Campus
800 South Rolling Road, Room D-205
Catonsville, MD 21228

Phone: 443-840-4924

Cypress College

School Code: 6

Jolena Grande, Program Director

Mortuary Science Department
9200 Valley View Street
Cypress, CA 90630

Phone: 714-484-7278

Dallas Institute of Funeral Service

School Code: 7

Wayne Cavender, President

3909 South Buckner
Boulevard Dallas, TX 75227-4314

Phone: 800-235-5444

Delgado Community College

School Code: 8

Connie Barrowe, Director

City Park Campus
Department of Funeral Service
615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119

Phone: 504-671-6245

Des Moines Area Community College

School Code: 61

Kevin Patterson, Program Chair

Mortuary Science Program
2006 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50023

Phone: 515-964-6244

East Mississippi Community College

School Code: 9

Kevin Hurt, Program Director

Funeral Service Technology Program
P.O. Box 158
1512 Kemper Street
Scooba, MS 39358

Phone: 662-476-5100

Eastwick College

School Code: 77

Mr. Kyle Ledford, Sr. Program Director

Mortuary Science Program
250 Moore Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone: (201) 494-9400

Fayetteville Technical Community College

School Code: 10

James Bullard, Chairperson

Funeral Service Education Department
2201 Hull Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303-0236

Phone: 910-678-7373

FINE Mortuary College, LLC

School Code: 54

Kevin Koch, President/CEO

150 Kerry Place
Norwood, MA 02062

Phone: 781-762-1211

Florida State College at Jacksonville

School Code: 70

Howard Beckham, Program Director

Funeral Service Program – Jacksonville Campus
4501 Capper Road
Jacksonville, FL 32218

Phone: 904-766-6622

Goodwin College

School Code: 92

Jesse Gomes, Program Director

Funeral Service Program
1 Riverside Dr.
East Hartford, CT 06118

Phone: 860-528-4111

Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service

School Code: 11

Brooke Williams, Program Director

5141 Snapfinger Woods Drive
Decatur, GA 30035

Phone: 770-593-2257 or 1-800-848-5352

Hudson Valley Community College

School Code: 12

Lori Purcell, Department Chairperson

Mortuary Science Department
80 Vandenburgh Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

Phone: 518-629-7334

Ivy Tech Community College - Central Indiana

School Code: 64

Jonathon DeHart, Program Chair

Mortuary Science Program
9301 E. 59th Street, Ste. 147
Indianapolis, IN 46216

Phone: 317-921-4325

Jefferson State Community College

School Code: 13

Venus N.R. Smith, Director

Funeral Service Education Program
2601 Carson Road
Birmingham, AL 35215

Phone: 205-856-7841

John A. Gupton College

School Code: 14

B. Steven Spann, President
Donna Collard, Director

1616 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37203

Phone: 615-327-3927

Kansas City Kansas Community College

School Code: 16

Wiley Wright, Program Director

School of Mortuary Science
7250 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66112-9978

Phone: 913-288-7607

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

School Code: 73

Lisa Meehan, Program Director

Funeral Service Education
11605 132nd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98034-8506

Phone: 425-739-8155

Malcolm X College

School Code: 40

Tionya Spriggs, Program Director

Health Sciences Department – Mortuary Science Program
1900 West Van Buren Street, Room 3224
Chicago, IL 60612-3197

Phone: 312-850-7214

Mercer County Community College

School Code: 18

Michael Daley, Program Director

Funeral Service Programs
1200 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550

Phone: 609-570-3472

Miami-Dade College

School Code: 19

Joseph Finocchiaro, Program Coordinator

Funeral Service Education Program
Miami Dade College – North Campus
11380 NW 27th Avenu
Miami, FL 33167

Phone: 305-237-1244

Mid-America College of Funeral Service

School Code: 20

Robert "Mitch" Mitchell, President
Audrina Dollar, Program Director

3111 Hamburg Pike
Jeffersonville, IN 47130

Phone: 812-288-8878

Milwaukee Area Technical College

School Code: 21

Gabriel Schauf, Program Coordinator

Funeral Service Program – West Campus
1205 South 70th Street
West Allis, WI 53214

Phone: 414-456-5432

Mount Hood Community College

School Code: 22

Doug Ferrin, Director

Department of Funeral Service Education
26000 S.E. Stark Street
Gresham, OR 97030

Phone: 503-491-6940

Nassau Community College

School Code: 33

Michael F. Mastellone, Chair

Mortuary Science Department
357 East Rd.
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 516-572-7277

North Shore Community College

School Code: 96

Sarah A. Stopyra, M.Ed., CFSP, Program Coordinator

1 Ferncroft Rd
Danvers, MA 01923

Phone: 978-762-4251

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Northampton Community College

School Code: 24

Tony Moore, Director

Funeral Service Education
3835 Green Pond Road
Bethlehem, PA 18020

Phone: 610-861-5576

Northeast Texas Community College

School Code: 91

Rebecca Gardner, Director

2886 FM 1735, Chapel Hill Rd
Mt Pleasant, TX 75455

Phone: 903-434-8314

Northwest Mississippi Community College

School Code: 25

Ebone T. Dukes, Program Director

Funeral Service Technology Program – DeSoto Center
5197 W. E. Ross Parkway
Southaven, MS 38671

Phone: 662-280-6136

Ogeechee Technical College

School Code: 56

Michele Rupar, Program Director

Funeral Service Education Program
1 Joe Kennedy Boulevard
Statesboro, GA 30458

Phone: 912-871-1134

Piedmont Technical College

School Code: 53

Dedrick Gantt, Program Director

Funeral Service Education
P.O. Box 1467
Greenwood, SC 29648-1467

Phone: 864-941-8774

Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science

School Code: 26

Barry T. Lease, Program Director/Chief Academic Officer
Karen S. Rocco, Chief Administrative Officer

5808 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Phone: 412-362-8500 x105

Salt Lake Community College Mortuary Science Program

School Code: 75

David S. Hess, Program Director

3491 Wights Fort Rd., Suite 059
West Jordan, UT 84088

Phone: (801) 957-6205

San Antonio College

School Code: 28

Mary Mena, Program Coordinator

Mortuary Science Department
1819 N. Main Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212-3941

Phone: 210-486-1129

Southern Illinois University

School Code: 31

Anthony Fleege, Program Director

Mortuary Science & Funeral Service Program
1365 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Phone: 618-453-7212

Southwest Tennessee Community College

School Code: 94

Ron Johnson, Program Chair

Whitehaven Center
1234 Finley Rd.
Memphis, TN 38116

Phone: 901-333-4122

St. Louis Community College at Forest Park

School Code: 27

David Coughran, Program Director

Department of Funeral Service Education
5600 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110

Phone: 314-644-9327

St. Petersburg College

School Code: 48

Kevin Davis, Program Director

Funeral Services Program
P.O. Box 13489
St. Petersburg, FL 33733
UPS: 7200 N 66th Street
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Phone: 727-341-3781

State University of New York - Canton

School Code: 32

David Penepent, Program Director

School of Science, Health & Criminal Justice
Funeral Service Administration
34 Cornell Dr., Cook 109
Canton, NY 13617

Phone: 315-386-7170

Tidewater Community College

School Code: 63

J. F. Walton, Coordinator

Funeral Service Program
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

Phone: 757-822-7074

University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana

School Code: 55

Brad Sheppard, Program Director

Funeral Service Program
P.O. Box 140
Hope, AR 71802-8140
UPS: 2500 S. Main
Hope, AR 71801

Phone: 870-722-8523

University of Central Oklahoma

School Code: 3

John Fritch, Department Chairman

Department of Funeral Service Education
100 N. University Drive, Box 186
Edmond, OK 73034

Phone: 405-974-5001

University of Minnesota

School Code: 35

Dr. Michael LuBrant, Program Director

Program of Mortuary Science
MMC 740 Mayo 8740
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-6464

University of the District of Columbia - Community College

School Code: 34

John Kirksey, Interim Program Director

Van Ness Campus
Mortuary Science Program
4200 Connecticut Avenue NW
Building 44, Room 200-24
Washington, D.C. 20008

Phone: 202-274-5651

Vincennes University

School Code: 36

Geoffrey Hodgson, Program Director

Funeral Service Education Program
1002 North 1st Street
Vincennes, IN 47591

Phone: 812-888-5469

Wayne State University

School Code: 37

Mark Evely, Program Director

Dept. of Fundamental and Applied Sciences
Mortuary Science Program
5439 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

Phone: 313-577-2050

Worsham College of Mortuary Science

School Code: 38

Leili McMurrough, Program Director

495 Northgate Parkway
Wheeling, IL 60090-2646

Phone: 847-808-8444

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