Resources

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THE ARIZONA STATE BOARD OF FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS: for the Laws of Arizona regarding the funeral industry, requirements for license in the State of Arizona. Rules, procedures, and actions of the Board. List of the members of the Board.

THE AMERICAN BOARD OF FUNERAL SERVICE EDUCATION: (ABFSE) serves as the national academic accreditation agency for college and university programs in Funeral Service and Mortuary Science Education. ABFSE is the sole accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation in this field.

INTERNATIONAL, CEMETERY, CREATION, AND FUNERAL ASSOCIATION: "Guardians of a Nation's Heritage" Promoting Consumer Choices, Prearrangement and Open Competition. 6,000 memberships in over 25 countries.

The Federal Trade Commission official rules and regulations governing the funeral industry.

THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF FUNERAL SERVICE EXAMINATION BOARDS, INC.: Registration and fee payments may be made on this site as well as rescheduling a test date. A practice disk may also be purchased at this site.

The official website for the United States Department of Labor. This site has the information regarding the Occupational Safety and Health Act regulating safety in the work place environment as well as the standards of safe operation in the embalming room.

THE NATIONAL FUNERAL DIRECTOR'S ASSOCIATION: This site is excellent for keeping up with current events within the industry. You may register as a member online. Members have professional seminars available to them on a wide range of relevant subjects.

SELECTED INDEPENDENT FUNERAL HOMES: is an organization of independently owned funeral establishments that seeks to maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. Membership is by invitation only, and usually there is only one per municipality.

ORDER OF THE GOLDEN RULE: an organization of funeral home establishments which adhere to the "Golden Rule" of Business ethics. A good resource for the latest issues within the funeral industry.

THE NATIONAL YELLOW PAGES OF FUNERAL DIRECTORS: A directory of names, addresses, and phone numbers of every funeral home in the United States and Canada known to Nomis.