Events

Thursday, October 14, 2021 Board Meeting Tentative Agenda

  • Dates:
    October 14, 2021 9:00 AM - October 14, 2021 11:00 AM
  • Location: Topeka, KS, USA
  • Address: Senate Room of the Jayhawk Tower

The following Tentative Agenda is subject to change and will be finalized at the beginning of the meeting:

  9:00 a.m.    Call to Order by President Barry Bedene
                       Roll Call by Executive Secretary J.W. Carey
                       Review of the Tentative Agenda
                       Adoption of a Final Agenda 
                       Review/adoption of the July 8, 2021
                       board meeting minutes
                       Review of the July 8, 2021 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 Report

  9:45 a.m.   Discussion/Action on the following Board Business:

                   1)   Continuing Education (CE)
                   2)   Lapsed licenses  and Automatically suspended licenses
                   3)   Review of the Current Roster of Kansas Apprentices
                   4)   Discussion of distributed information/news articles
                   5)   2021 Board Meeting Dates
                  

10:10 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
                             (CLEAR)  
                      4)   Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards
                            (FARB) updated information
                      5)   Kansas Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association
                            (KFDA
                      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
                            update/information 
                      9)   American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE
                    10)   Cremation Society of North America (CANA)
                            update/information
                    11)   Funeral Consumer's Alliance (FCA) update/information /
                    12)   The Funeral Consumer's Alliance of Greater Kansas City
                    13)   Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)
                            Office of Vital Statistics  (OVS
                    14)   Kansas City Kansas Community College
                            (KCKCCMortuary Science Update
                    15)   Kansas Mass Fatality Planning Task Force
                    16)   Continuity of Operations Planning System (COOP) Update
                    17)   Non-Cabinet Agency Heads Meeting Update
                    18)   Any Other Available Information

10:30 a.m.    Applicants for Licensure to Meet with the Board

12:00 p.m.     Announcements
                         New, Old and Remaining Business 
                         The next regularly scheduled board meeting:
                         Thursday, January, 2022
                         Adjourn

  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 Office Manager Kim Cottrell.