For Immediate Release: July 23, 2012
Brookfield, Wis. – The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Policy Board met on July 21 in Santa Ana Pueblo, N.M., and elected Randy Anderson, CFSP, and Kenneth A. Cahall, CFSP, to serve as at-large representatives on the association's Executive Board. They will begin two-year terms of service immediately following the 2012 NFDA International Convention & Expo, October 7-10 in Charlotte, N.C.
Anderson is the owner and manager of Radney Funeral Home in Alexander City, Ala. He has served the Alabama Funeral Directors Association (AFDA) in a number of capacities, including as a member of several committees. He has also been a member of AFDA's board of directors and held the positions of secretary/treasurer, vice president, president-elect and president.
Anderson is currently Alabama's representative to the NFDA Policy Board. In addition, he has served NFDA as a member of the Budget Committee.
Anderson enjoys giving back to his community, has volunteered his time with organizations such as Meals on Wheels, the Salvation Army, the United Way and the Horseshoe Bend High School Athletic Club. He was a member and chairman of the Tallapoosa County Board of Education and a member of the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Cahall is the owner and president of Cahall Funeral Homes Inc. in Georgetown, Ohio. He is an active member of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association (OFDA) and has served as the Association's secretary, treasurer, president-elect and president. Additionally he has volunteered his time as a member of several OFDA committees, such as the Master Trust, Benefit Trust, Finance and Audit, Nominating, Member Services, and Membership Committees, and the Allied Memorial Council.
On a national level, Cahall is currently serving as Ohio's representative to the NFDA Policy Board. He has also served NFDA as a member of the Member Resources Advisory Group and the National-State Relations and Alkaline Hydrolysis Work Groups. He is the current chair of the NFDA Governance Committee.
Cahall is an active community volunteer and has given his time to many organizations, such as the Cincinnati chapter of the Better Business Bureau, the Brown County Chamber of Commerce, St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, the Georgetown EVSD Board of Education and the Southwest Ohio Regional Board of Education.
The NFDA House of Delegates will elect the 2012-13 secretary, treasurer and president-elect when it meets during the 2012 NFDA International Convention & Expo in Charlotte, N.C.
Robert "Bob" T. Rosson Jr., CFSP, CPC, was elected to serve as the 2011-12 NFDA president-elect. He will automatically assume the role of NFDA president following the 2012 Convention, serving a one-year term.
NFDA is the world's leading and largest funeral service association, serving 18,500 individual members who represent nearly 10,000 funeral homes in the United States and 43 countries around the world. NFDA is the trusted leader, beacon for ethics and the strongest advocate for the profession. NFDA is the association of choice because it offers funeral professionals comprehensive educational resources, tools to manage successful businesses, guidance to become pillars in their communities and the expertise to foster future generations of funeral professionals. NFDA is headquartered in Brookfield, Wis., and has an office in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.nfda.org.
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