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Members: Funeral and Cemetery Board

Interested in serving on the Funeral and Cemetery Board?

If you're interested in applying for a board position, visit the Governor's website at http://www.governor.wa.gov/boards or email funerals@dol.wa.gov.

How much of a time commitment is serving on the board?

Board members serve 4-year terms. They meet about 4 times a year, including meetings at colleges with funeral director and/or embalmer degree programs. Members may also choose to attend outreach events or conferences.

Are board members paid?

Travel expenses are reimbursable and members are eligible to receive up to $50/day when conducting board business.

Travel expenses are reimbursable and members are eligible to receive up to $50/day when conducting board business.

Board members
Member Role Term expires
Richard Little Chair Term expires: July 1, 2024
David Ittner Vice chair Term expires: July 1, 2023
Pete Cameron Member Term expires: July 1, 2026
Constance LeSourd Member Term expires: July 1, 2023
Dante Gutierrez–Zamora Member Term expires: July 1, 2026
Cameron Smock Member Term expires: July 1, 2024
Angela Ward Public member Term expires: July 1, 2026

Who's on the board?

There are 7 members, whom are all Washington residents:

  • 3 licensed funeral directors and embalmers who have been continuously engaged as funeral directors and embalmers for the last 5 years.
  • 3 members who have actively administered a cemetery authority or been a member of the board of directors of a cemetery authority for the last 5 years.
  • 1 member of the general public who hasn't worked in or received financial benefit from the funeral and cemetery industry.

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