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NAFD Autumn General Meeting 2019

National Association of Funeral Directors

Thursday, 10 October 2019 from 08:30 to 16:00 (BST)

NAFD Autumn General Meeting 2019

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Must attend event: The National Association of Funeral Directors Autumn General Meeting 2019

The 2019 Autumn General Meeting (AGM) will this year be held at the four-star, Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicester.  The Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel and Conference Venue offers a central location just off the M1, M6 and M69 motorways, and is a short drive to both Birmingham and East Midlands Airports ensuring it is perfectly located for NAFD attendees.

The agenda for this one-day half year AGM, which will take place on Thursday 10 October 2019, is designed to ensure members are up to date on Association business, bring important votes to the table and, more than likely, evoke some lively discussion.

The NAFD is delighted to welcome chair of the Funeral Service Consumer Standards Review (FSCSR), Lewis Shand Smith, and Senior North Manchester Coroner, Joanne Kearsley to present sessions at the year’s AGM.  In particular, our newly appointed Independent Chair will be in attendance and we will be welcoming him to the event.

Papers will be circulated electronically to all members ahead of the meeting.  Attendance at the AGM is free to NAFD members, or £25.00 to include lunch.  Guests are welcome to attend and may join you for lunch for the same price but may not attend the AGM, as this is open to members of the Association only.  Don’t forget, every vote counts and each member firm (not branch) has one vote so you need to be there to ensure that you have your say.

Overview of the Itinerary:

NB: Timings are an approximation and content may change closer to the date

08:30am         Refreshments and Registration

09.30am         Welcome and introduction by NAFD President, David Barrington

                       Apologies for absence

                       Obituaries

09:45am         Report of the President, David Barrington

10:00am         Report of the Chief Executive Officer

10:15am         Board and Committee Reports 

a)      Churches’ Funerals Group (report written by Trevor Hunnaball)

b)      Committee for Professional Standards (report written by Phillip Blatchly)

c)      Council of British Funeral Service (report written by Neil Cocking)

d)      Education (report written by Alison Crake and Keith Peacock)

e)      FIAT-IFTA (report written by Emerson De Luca)

f)       International Examiners Board of Embalmers (report written by Karen Caney)

g)      Legislation report, including Health and Safety (report written by Jeremy Field)

h)      Membership (report written by John Adams, David Barrington, David Collingwood, Julian Hussey)

i)       National Funeral Exhibition Committee (report written by Kate Edwards)

j)       Policy & Communications Committee (report written by Deborah Smith for Jeremy Field)

k)      Scottish Committee (report written by Morgan Harris)

10:55am         Refreshment Break

11:15am         To receive the Report of the Honorary Treasurer

 a)       Financial Statement for 2019

b)        Proposed Budget for 2020

c)         Proposed Membership Subscriptions for 2020

11:30am          Annual Conference 2020/2021

                       National Funeral Exhibition 2021

 11: 40am        Launch of the NAFD Training Manual & Pandemic and Mass Fatality Self-Assessment

                        Alison Crake

 12:10pm         Education Session

                        Joanne Kersley, Senior Coroner North Manchester

1:10pm           Lunch

 2:00pm           Funeral Service Consumer Standards Review Update

                        Lewis Shand Smith,Independent Chair Funeral Service Consumer Standards Review (FSCSR)

 2:45pm           Refreshment Break

 3:15 pm           What does The NAFD Membership mean to you?

                         Nick Britten

 4:15pm           Any other business

 4:30pm           Meeting to close

 

Do you have questions about NAFD Autumn General Meeting 2019? Contact National Association of Funeral Directors

When & Where


Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel
Watling Street
LE10 3JA Burbage
United Kingdom

Thursday, 10 October 2019 from 08:30 to 16:00 (BST)


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National Association of Funeral Directors

With more than 4,000 funeral homes in membership, the National Association of Funeral Directors is the largest trade association for the funeral profession. The association supports bereaved people and its members in four key areas: funeral home standards, funeral director education, representation and membership benefits.

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