By the Division of Professional Licensure


Posted on: October 4, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Amended on: October 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

 

Board of Registration in Embalming and Funeral Directing
1000 Washington Street 1st Floor Room 1D, Boston, MA 02118

DATE: October 10, 2017 
TIME:  10:00 a.m.

Notice of Meeting and Topics

10:00am – Meeting called to order:

  • Discuss housekeeping and evacuation plan

Board Business:

  • Review Minutes
  • Election of Board Officers
  • Report from Executive Director, Michael Hawley
  • Report from Legal Counsel, Charles Kilb
  • Report from Christopher Carroll, Chief Investigator
  • Revisions to Continuing Education Requirements
  • Off Site meeting(s)

Executive Session- Candidate Interviews [(Closed Session Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, § 21]

Investigative Session: Cases, Investigative Conference, Settlement Offers [Closed Session Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 112, § 65C] 

Application review:

Type 6

  • Drew Fiske
  • Diane Bruno

Apprentices

  • Katherine Knowles
  • Richard Mansfield
  • Robert Rosano
  • Andrew Dolan
  • Stephanie Palumbo

Funeral Assistants (1st time)

  • Joseph DeWolf
  • Kevin Depasse
  • David Lewis
  • John O’Malley Jr.
  • Paul Landry
  • E. Richard Flooks
  • Gary Fine
  • James Sweeney
  • Ryan Boryk

Reinstatement Request

  • Thomas Cuccia

Continuing Education Provider Applications:

Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association

  • Due Diligence for Funeral Home Utilizing Third Party Crematories-Home Study
  • Home Study-Cell Phone Policies for Funeral Homes-Distracted Driving-Is It Time For Funeral Homes To Ban Employees’ Use of Cell Phones While Driving?
  • Funeral Home Confidentiality-Home Study
  • The Disposition of Medical Devices-Home Study
  • Third-Party Merchandise Guidelines
  • Screening &Hire: An Expert Guide to Making the Right Hire-Home Study

NFDA

  • 50 Cards, 50 Question
  • Critical Issue: A 50 State View of the Opioid Epidemic
  • Funeral Financing and Payment Strategies for Your Family
  • CRASE-Active Shooter Training
  • Cremation Certification Program-Mountain Home, AR

Open session for topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hoursin advance of meeting:   

Reasonable accommodations or modifications will be provided to individuals with disabilities to participate in the Board in Registration in Embalming & Funeral Directing meeting. All requests should be directed to Cheryl Yebba by calling 617-727-4992 or TTY/TDD:  (617) 727-2099 by 24 hours prior to the meeting. While the Division will attempt to honor all requests, those requests received after 24 hours to the meeting may not be provided due to feasibility.

10:00am – Meeting called to order:

  • Discuss housekeeping and evacuation plan

Board Business:

  • Review Minutes
  • Election of Board Officers
  • Report from Executive Director, Michael Hawley
  • Report from Legal Counsel, Charles Kilb
  • Report from Christopher Carroll, Chief Investigator
  • Revisions to Continuing Education Requirements
  • Off Site meeting(s)

Executive Session- Candidate Interviews [(Closed Session Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, § 21]

Investigative Session: Cases, Investigative Conference, Settlement Offers [Closed Session Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 112, § 65C] 

Application review:

Type 6

  • Drew Fiske
  • Diane Bruno

Apprentices

  • Katherine Knowles
  • Richard Mansfield
  • Robert Rosano
  • Andrew Dolan
  • Stephanie Palumbo

Funeral Assistants (1st time)

  • Joseph DeWolf
  • Kevin Depasse
  • David Lewis
  • John O’Malley Jr.
  • Paul Landry
  • E. Richard Flooks
  • Gary Fine
  • James Sweeney
  • Ryan Boryk

Reinstatement Request

  • Thomas Cuccia

Continuing Education Provider Applications:

Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association

  • Due Diligence for Funeral Home Utilizing Third Party Crematories-Home Study
  • Home Study-Cell Phone Policies for Funeral Homes-Distracted Driving-Is It Time For Funeral Homes To Ban Employees’ Use of Cell Phones While Driving?
  • Funeral Home Confidentiality-Home Study
  • The Disposition of Medical Devices-Home Study
  • Third-Party Merchandise Guidelines
  • Screening &Hire: An Expert Guide to Making the Right Hire-Home Study

NFDA

  • 50 Cards, 50 Question
  • Critical Issue: A 50 State View of the Opioid Epidemic
  • Funeral Financing and Payment Strategies for Your Family
  • CRASE-Active Shooter Training
  • Cremation Certification Program-Mountain Home, AR

Open session for topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hoursin advance of meeting:   

Reasonable accommodations or modifications will be provided to individuals with disabilities to participate in the Board in Registration in Embalming & Funeral Directing meeting. All requests should be directed to Cheryl Yebba by calling 617-727-4992 or TTY/TDD:  (617) 727-2099 by 24 hours prior to the meeting. While the Division will attempt to honor all requests, those requests received after 24 hours to the meeting may not be provided due to feasibility.