I would like to thank the members of The Georgia Funeral Service Practitioners Association for allowing me to serve as President of this GREAT ASSOCIATION.
As your President, I would like to challenge each of you to Recruit a Licensed Funeral Director and or Embalmer that has never attended a G.F.S.P.A. function and bring them as your special guest. I would like to challenge each of you to go to Reclaim someone who was once a member but does not attend anymore to come back for the great educational opportunities, the fellowship and friendship. I also would like for us to work twice as hard to retain all members. As we embark on this new journey, I encourage you help create excellence in our organization by working first in our districts and on the state level. We are searching for individuals who have a strong desire to give back to our profession and the willingness to become and remain a part of greatness. We have some innovative ideas that we will execute through our various committees, especially our publicity and membership committees that will be spreading the fantastic news about the fantastic value the G.F.S.P.A. provides. It is my privilege to follow in the footsteps of the former presidents of this association who have given their time, energy and effort to influence our profession in the best ways possible. I am honored to serve as YOUR President and hope that you walk with me as we build upon this foundation.
Thank you to all that made our Mid-Year Conference at Lake Blackshear a success. We look forward to seeing you at our 94th Annual Convention in May 2019. Our presenters will inspire us to work harder to move this GREAT association forward and to work to make it even greater.