October 12, 2017 Board Meeting

  • Dates:
    July 23, 2017 7:00 PM - October 12, 2017 7:00 PM
  • Location: Topeka, KS, USA
  • Address: KSBMA Office
Filing deadline is 9/15/2017.  The Tentative Agenda is listed below:

Thursday, October 12, 2017

  9:00 a.m.    Call to Order by President Barry W. Bedene
                        Roll Call by Executive Secretary Mack Smith
                         Review of the October 12, 2017 Tentative Agenda
                        Adoption of Final Agenda 
                        Review/adoption of the July 13, 2017
                          board meeting minutes
                        Review of the July 13, 2017 funeral
                          director examination results
                        Review of Assistant Funeral Director
                         Examination Results
                        Review of information pertaining to licensure applicants

  9:15 a.m.     Review of information for all applicants for licensure,
                      all other apprentice/supervising progress
                      reports and related correspondence 
  9:30 a.m.    Investigative Committee Summary
  9:45 a.m.   Discussion/Action on the following Board Business:
                   1)   Continuing Education (CE
                   2)   Lapsed licenses  and Automatically suspended licenses
                   3)   Inspector's FY 2018 1st Quarter (July--September 2017) Report
                   4)   Review of the Current Roster of Kansas Apprentices
                   5)   Discussion of distributed information/news articles
                   6)   A reminder of remaining 2018 Board Meeting Dates: January 11, April 12, July 12 and October 11
                   7)   Signing of travel vouchers

10:00 a.m.   Executive Secretary's Report/Updates:
                  1)   Updated Budget Information
                  2)   International Conference of Funeral Service Examining
                        Boards (ICFSEB
                  3)   Council of Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation
                  4)   Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards
                        (FARB) updated information
                  5)   Kansas Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association
                  6)   KSBMA agency web site update/discussion
                  7)   National Funeral Directors and Embalmers
                        Association (NFDA) update/information
                  8)   Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Funeral Rule
                  9)   American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE
                10)   Cremation Society of North America (CANA)
                11)   Funeral Ethics Association (FEA) update/information 
                12)   Funeral Consumer's Alliance (FCA) update/information /
                        The Funeral Consumer's Alliance of Greater Kansas City
                13)   Funeral Ethics Organization (FEO) update/information 
                14)   Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)
                         Office of Vital Statistics  (OVS
                15)   Kansas City Kansas Community College
                        (KCKCCMortuary Science Update
                        KCKCC Catalog Information
                16)   Kansas Mass Fatality Planning Task Force
                17)   Kansas Ebola Preparedness and Response Plan 
                18)   Continuity of Operations Planning System (COOP) Update
                19)    Non-Cabinet Agency Heads Meeting Update   

10:20 a.m.      Applicants for Licensure to Meet with the Board

10:50 a.m.      Examination Review

11:50 a.m.
                      New, Old and Remaining Business 
                      The next regularly scheduled board meeting:
                      Thursday, January 11, 2018

  1:15 p.m.     Funeral director examinees to meet in the
                     Florentine Room located on the first floor
                      of the Jayhawk Tower.
                     There will be signs in the lobby directing
                     examinees to the Florentine Room.

 1:30 p.m.     Funeral Director examination begins -
                     administered by KSBMA Funeral 
                     Home-Crematory Inspector Francis Mills.