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  A Statement From Our President

To the Members of the Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association:

As a new administration begins, this is a great time for us to recommit to our organization’s vision, our members and funeral service.

Our success happens when we are clear about our direction, have accurate information, then build and implement our plan. All successful plans start with knowing the facts, challenging things that don’t work and inventing new possibilities. To get the facts, we have to become masters at asking powerful and meaningful questions– to expand what we know and to develop new and stronger actions to be extraordinary in 2016 and 2017.

Let us not accept things as they are. We instead need to ask how they can be bigger, bolder and better. Ask how you can share ideas with others, invent new things and expand our influence as an organization. Get comfortable asking great questions then using what you learn to make us better.

As we embark, we are asking for your support for “The NEW RENAISSANCE: REBIRTH”. This period shall focus on recruiting, reclamation, retention and recognition.  The implementation of a student mentoring programs, reclaiming former members, the retention of current members and recognition of members for their service to the organization and to funeral service.

I thank you for you continued support of the Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association Inc. We need your help in reaching our goals.

Sincerely yours,

David H. Jones, President

GFSPA Latest News and Updates

  • GFSPA, Inc. Executive Board Meeting | Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | 5:00 p.m. | Hutchings Funeral Home 536 New Street Macon, GA 31208 | All Board members need to be present at this meeting. | Please be on time!
  • Reminder All District Chairs!!! Mortician of the Year | Please forward all information for Mortician of the Year from your district to the nominating committee immediately. Feb. 1, 2017 is the deadline | Linette Ward,
  • All members of GFSPA, Inc. | From: 5th District Governor, Mr. David L. Campbell | NFDMA 5th District Educational Seminar | February 25-27, 2017 | Montgomery, AL | Hotel:  Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa (334) 481-5000 | Room rate: $159/night plus tax | Reservation deadline is January 25, 2017 | Pre-Registration:  Licensees and Guests $125.00 | Apprentices and Students$50 (with current ID) | Registration deadline is February 20, 2017 | After February 20, 2017 the on-site registration fee will be $150.00 | See the website for complete seminar information.
  • Georgia License Renewal Information - Details
  • Latest District News - Details
  • William Beeks a student at Gupton-Jones College was awarded the 2016 GFSPA Scholarship at the 91th Annual Convention
  • Georgia Corporations Division Announcement - Details
  • Correspondence from Helen Bratton (8th Dist.) and the CDC concerning the Ebola Virus - Details
  • Guidance for Safe Handling of Human Remains of Ebola Patients in U. S. Hospitals and Mortuaries - Details


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