By the Division of Professional Licensure

Date:  January 7, 2014
Place: Room 1 D
1000 Washington Street,
Boston, MA 02118


12:30 – 1:00- Closed Session

                Review Cases – Closed Session – Investigatory Conference – Pursuant to M.G.L.   

c. 112 § 65C

1:00 – Open Session

Discuss evacuation plan

I. Read and accept public minutes of the December 17, 2013 meeting.

II. Apprentices – review applications
      a. Glen A. Taylor,

III. Funeral Assistants – review applications
      a. William R. Kostanski, Timothy P. Fernberg,

IV. Swearing in: Type 6s:
      a. Robert M. McDonald, Jamie J. Bordner, Jonathan J. DaPonte, Kevin Burch, John E. Erb, John McDonald, Philip G. Haddad,Jr, Robert S. Connor

V. Old Business
      a. FAQ Guidance on Transportation and Death Certificates by “authorized individuals”
      b. Board Notice re 239 CMR 3.13(1)
      c. Concept of Inactive License s

VI. Policy Matters
      a. Inquiry regarding memorialization services
      b. Preneed and trust issues                                                                                                                

VII. Correspondence

VIII. Review CEU Application

IX. Board Matters
      a. Type 3 downgrades to a Type 6 Registration and the need to appear before the Board

X. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of meeting:    



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