The DC Board of Funeral Directors (Board) regulates license funeral directors and funeral home establishments. The Board’s mission is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens in the District of Columbia by upholding the District of Columbia Funeral Directors laws and regulations. The Funeral Directors license law (pdf) is defined in the Municipal Funeral Directors Regulations, which took effect on May 2001.
The Board consists of five members appointed by the Mayor. Four members must each hold a funeral directors license and have practice for at least three (3) years. One member must be a non-license funeral director representing consumers. Three members of the Board constitute a quorum.
The Board meets on the first Thursday of each month at 11:00 a.m. at the DCRA headquarters, located at 1100 4th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024. The Board can be reached by phone: (202) 442-4320 or fax: (202) 698-4329.
Board Liaison: Kevin Cyrus, Kevin.Cyrus@dc.gov
Current Board Members
- Lynn Armstrong-Patterson - Chair, Funeral Director
- E’Lois Waller - Funeral Director
- Charles F. Bowman, Jr., CFSP, CFuE, CPC - Funeral Director
- Randolph Horton - Funeral Director
- Essita R. Duncan – Consumer Member
2015 Meeting Dates: Please contact the Board to confirm meeting dates/times/locations.
|January 8||February 5||March 5|
|April 2||May 7||June 4|
|July 2||August - Recess||September 3|
|October 1||November 12||December 3|