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.

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 to help to bring the bill down significantly .

Board of Directors

Officers


PRESIDENT

Catherine Gleason

Bob Dinsmore

~ FUNERAL DIR LIAISON

~ PUBILCITY

VICE PRESIDENT

John Punton

Walter Engel


RECORDING SECRETARY

Elysabeth S Sedgman

Rachel F Frost, Esq.


TREASURER

Joseph Norman

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