Embalming and Funeral Directing Board Meeting Notice and Agenda, February 20, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


1000 Washington Street, Room 1D, Boston, MA 02118

Overview of Embalming and Funeral Directing Board Meeting Notice and Agenda, February 20, 2018

Posted on 2-14-2018



Board of Registration in Embalming and Funeral Directing

1000 Washington Street 1st Floor Room 1D, Boston, MA 02118

DATE: February 20, 2018 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

 Report from Executive Director, Michael Hawley

 Report from Legal Counsel, Peter Kelley

 Report from Christopher Carroll, Chief Investigator

Executive Session- Candidate Interviews & Review of Examination [(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

 Lisa Breen

 Korey Mulherin

 Martin O’Brien

 Jacob Cormier

 Megan Madonna

 Jody Newcomb

 David Midolo

Type 6 (transition from Type 3)

 Kenneth Pedersen

Type 3

 Lisa Breen


Wall Certificates

 Williams-Pedersen Funeral Home

Continuing Education Provider Applications:

American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service, Inc.

 OSHA Annual Compliance Guidance for Funeral Homes

 Developing Your Funeral Home’s Code of Ethics

 Ethics in the Funeral Home Workplace

 Cremation Arrangements, Procedures and Changes

 The History of American Funeral Directing

 Legal Implication of Goals and Expectations of Funeral Home Owners and Employees

 Your Funeral Directors license in Good "Legal" Standing

 "Pediatric Forensic Pathology with (Special autopsy techniques and Post autopsy


Insight Institute

 Certified Funeral Celebrant Training

International Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Association

 2018 ICCFA Annual Convention & Exposition

Norwalk Vault Company/Julie A. Burn, JA Burn & Associates, Inc.

 Norwalk Vault Company Seminar

Order of the Golden Rule

 2018 Annual Conference & Solution Center


 The Importance of Youth at Funerals

 Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

 Meet the Mentors Program 2018

 NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) Program Correspondence Option

 NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) Program (April, 2018)

 NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) Program (June, 2018)

 Awareness and Response for the Opioid Crisis

Open session for topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hours in 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