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  • Bridgette Tinsley Appointed as a Board Member to the KSBMA

    Last Updated On: Aug 26, 2017  |  Originally Published On:  Aug 26, 2017

    Bridgette Tinsley, of Salina, has been appointed as the first female licensee board member to the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts. The appointment was made by Gov. Sam Brownback for a term that expires July 31, 2020. Ms. Tinsley is employed by Ryan Mortuary, Inc., Salina, as a funeral director, embalmer, and advanced planning manager with Memorial Trust Plan, Inc. She is a member of both the Kansas and National Funeral Directors Association. She received her Mortuary Science degree from Kansas City Kansas Community College.

    Ms. Tinsley replaces Steve Melby, who served six (6) years on the Board.

    Congratulations to Bridgette, and a thank you to Steve!

  • Kim Cottrell Joins the KSBMA Office Staff

    Last Updated On: Aug 26, 2017  |  Originally Published On:  Aug 26, 2017
    The voice you hear when calling the KSBMA office is now that of our new Office Manager Kim Cottrell.  Kim has been with us since July 3rd and replaces Sherry Fergel.  Sherry has taken a new position within the State of Kansas.

    Welcome to Kim, and thank you to Sherry!
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Funeral Rule resources to maintain compliance

    Last Updated On: Jun 10, 2017  |  Originally Published On:  Jun 10, 2017
    Samantha Gordon, Federal Trade Commission's Midwest Region attorney liaison, has asked that we share a letter for funeral service providers to direct you to resources to be used to maintain compliance with the FTC Funeral Rule.

    Please follow this link to view: Complying with the FTC's Funeral Rule Resources letter
  • License Renewal Due Dates

    Last Updated On: Jun 10, 2017  |  Originally Published On:  Feb 05, 2015
    **Remember double fees will be charged for late renewal payments**
    DUE 6/30/2017:
    Individual renewals with the last name beginning with the letter R.
    Mailed Monday, May 1, 2017.

    DUE 6/30/2017:
    Establishment renewals with the name beginning with the letters E-G.
    Mailed Monday, May 1, 2017.

    DUE 7/31/2017:

    Individual renewals with the last name beginning with the letter S.
    Mailed Thursday, June 8, 2017

    DUE 8/31//2017:
    Individual renewals with the last name beginning with the letter T.

    DUE 9/30/2017:
    Establishment renewals with the name beginning with the letters C-D.
  • KSBMA Website

    Last Updated On: Jun 09, 2017  |  Originally Published On:  Jun 01, 2015

    Welcome to the website of the Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts (KSBMA)!  Please take a few moments to review our Site Map ( also located at the bottom of the page), so you can get a feel of where things are located.  When in doubt, the Search Engine (found at the top of the page) can be a useful tool to find what you’re looking for.  As always, constructive suggestions are appreciated.  Welcome!

     Mack and Francis

    P.S.- Licensees, please check your individual and establishment information on the website for accuracy. Establishment contact information is included whenever you are inspected, please review the inspection forms before signing.

    Please contact this office at boma1@ks.gov so that we can make corrections in a timely manner. Thank you!!

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