LAKE BLUFF, ILLINOIS — The Casket & Funeral Supply Association of America (CFSA) is pleased to announce its 2017-18 Board of Directors and Officers. At the association’s Fall Conference & Trade Show in Indianapolis, Indiana, on November 14, 2017, CFSA members elected as their President: Rodney Robinson, President of Southern Craft Manufacturing, Loretto, Tennessee. Mr. Robinson is CFSA’s 68th person elected to this office in the association’s 104-year history.
Joining Mr. Robinson as 2017-18 CFSA Officers are: Christopher Boots (Vice President), C.J. Boots Casket Company, Anderson, Indiana; Michael Mims (Treasurer), Cherokee Casket Company, Griffin, Georgia; and, Gerald (Jerry) Burchett (Immediate Past President), National Sales Manager Casket Division – IVC Area Services for PPG Industries, Brazil, Indiana.
Newly-elected Directors serving three-year terms are: Shannon Robinson, Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions, Richmond, Indiana; Greg Beavers, Wise Products, Inc., Honey Grove, Texas; and, Bill Jones, Tiedemann-Bevs Industries, Richmond, Indiana.
They join returning Directors: Kim Graham, Nomis Publications, Youngstown, Ohio; Craig Warner, Paragon Casket, Richmond, Indiana; Scott Jones, Jr., Service Casket Company, Columbus, Georgia; Pat Duckers, Artco Casket Company, Lenexa, Kansas; Justin Thacker, Thacker Casket Manufacturing, Clinton, Maryland; and, Dan Sauder, Sauder Funeral Products, Archbold, Ohio.
The Casket & Funeral Supply Association of America, Inc. (CFSA), is a professional association of funeral suppliers that provide goods and services to death care professionals. We promote communication and fellowship within the industry, and offer resources that enhance members’ businesses so that the public may continue to receive the full benefit of memorialization. Headquartered in Lake Bluff, Illinois, CFSA has over 135 member firms throughout North America. For more information, contact George A. Buckley, Jr., JD, CAE, Executive Director, 847.295.6630, [email protected]