Karen Carruthers Elected Vice President of The Conference


MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Karen Carruthers was elected Vice President of The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards at the 120th Annual Meeting. She was also re-elected to serve her second term as District 8 Director.


The event was held from February 27-29, 2024, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Ms. Carruthers was elected to The Conference Board of Directors in 2021 and previously served as the Secretary/Treasurer of The Conference. As District 8 Director, she represents Alaska, Alberta, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Saskatchewan, Washington, and Wyoming.


She is a past president of the North American Death Care Regulators Association, former Chair of the Association of Executives of Funeral Service Boards, and was a member of The Conference Model Disposition Committee.


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 www.theconferenceonline.org.


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