By the Division of Professional Licensure

Date:  February 4, 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 and executive minutes of the January 7, 2014 meeting.

II. Apprentices – review applications
     a. Shannon E. Enos, Christopher E. Sparks, Antonio Verissimo, Matthew L. Spurling, Alexandra R. Beaudoin

III. Funeral Assistants – review applications
     a. William R. Kostanski, Barry J. Lavalle, Christopher J. Nichols, John R. Beaulieu, Dana D. DeStefano, Robert M. Mansfield

IV. Swearing in: Type 6s:
     a. Joseph D. McDonald,

V. Type 3 Applicants:
     a. Suzanne M. Keenan

VI. Establishment Certificate:
     a. Mackey Funeral Home

VII. Investigative Conference - Closed Session – pursuant to M.G.L. c. 112 s. 65C
     a. Conference with licensees in SA-EM-14-004

VIII. Board Counsel Report
     a. FAQ Guidance on Transportation and Death Certificates by “authorized individuals”
     b. Advisory Opinion on non-traditional memorialization services
     c. Advisory on Use of “Purple” Funeral Procession Lights

IX. Correspondence
     a. Reinstatement request-JJ, EM 5668
     b. Approval of type 6 covering Carr Funeral Home
     c. Sale of Monuments by Funeral Directors –Attorney Barrett A. Hurwitz
     d. Letter from Francis E. Kenney & Sons Funeral Home

X. Review CEU Application

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


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