Gina Chiaverini Sanchez Elected District 9 Director


MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Gina Chiaverini Sanchez was elected as District 9 Director at The Conference’s 120th Annual Meeting in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.


As District 9 Director, she represents Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, and Utah. She will serve a one-year term after being elected to replace outgoing District 9 Director and Past President Jennifer Kandt.


Sanchez currently serves as the Bureau Chief for the California Cemetery and Funeral Bureau (CFB), part of the Department of Consumer Affairs (Department). She was appointed by the Department’s Director to CFB on February 20, 2019, previously serving in various capacities within the Department and its licensing boards since 2007.


As Bureau Chief, Ms. Sanchez is responsible for the overall management of Bureau activities, including implementing policy, budget management, oversight of approximately 13,000 licensees and directing a wonderful staff of 27 employees.


About the Conference


The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards is headquartered in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Founded in 1904, the membership of The Conference is composed of funeral service licensing and regulatory agencies throughout the United States and Canada. For more information on The Conference, visit

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