PURPOSE & ORGANIZATION

The Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Hudson Valley (FCAHV) is a not-for-profit, nonsectarian, consumer educational and advocacy organization.  We provide guidance and material to our members and community to help them plan and realize simplicity, dignity, and economy in their funeral arrangements.


Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Sullivan and Ulster the counties we service. As a democratic organization, members of the Board of Directors and officers are elected by and from our membership, and serving without pay.

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Board of Directors

Officers

PRESIDENT

  Catherine Gleason

VICE PRESIDENT

Bob Dinsmore

RECORDING SECRETARY

  Elysabeth S Sedgman

TREASURER

  Joseph Norman


Through our association with the national Funeral Consumers Alliance we are in touch with activities and practices of other affiliates throughout the United States.  

We do not offer financial assistance.  However, we can point you to information on what to do when you can’t afford a funeral.






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Other BoD Resposibilities

Walter Engel


Rev. Fredric Jackson

~ NOMINATING

Jim Maine

~ DATABASE SUPPORT

~ MAILING COORDINATOR 

~ MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY

Joseph Norman

~ DATABASE SUPPORT

~ NEWSLETTER

~ WEBSITE SUPPORT

Anthony Sedgman

~ SPEAKERS BUREAU

~ WEBSITE SUPPORT

Elysabeth S Sedgman

~ SPEAKERS BUREAU