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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!