President’s Corner March 2017

Welcome to March, I hope this finds each of you well. I know many have been dealing with different little bugs, especially if you have kids, and hope all are on the way to feeling better.

President’s Corner February 2017

I hope this finds all you well and off to a good year. I want to take the time to again thank each of you for your continued support through your membership. As February begins, we look forward to the upcoming district meetings, and our day at the capital, February 16th. Things are in full […]

115th Annual Conference Info – April 2017

Are you interested in exhibiting at the 115th Annual Conference April 2017?

Funeral Director Portal From VitalChek

With the Funeral Director Portal from VitalChek, you can quickly order and pay for multiple copies of death certificate and/or other services with just a click – all with the same secure login. To access the Funeral Home Portal, access the following URL: https://funeralhome.vitalchek.com/fhphome.xhtml The benefits of the Funeral Home Portal are: Affordable: • $6.00 […]

President’s Corner December 2016

Here we are, nearly the end of another year, and the holiday season in full swing.  I hope everyone enjoyed the Thanksgiving holiday and I do wish each of you and your families a very Happy Holiday Season. As we wind down the year, I hope everyone has renewed their memberships, or are planning on […]

OFDA Updates-Vital Records-Oklahoma State Department of Health-2016

LEGISLATIVE UPDATES-The last Legislative Session ended with additions of two vital records processes. Mandate for physicians to use ROVER SB 1147 New Law Requiring Physicians to use ROVER. The law provides in part: 63 § 1-317a E. No later than July 1, 2017, physicians licensed in this state shall be required to sign and file […]

NFDA Announces Officer Election Results – Bryant Hightower elected NFDA Secretary           

Brookfield, Wis. – The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is pleased to announce that association members have elected the following individuals to serve as officers on the 2016-17 Board of Directors: President-elect Kenneth A. Cahall, CFSP, CCO; Treasurer Charles “Chuck” T. Bowman, CMSP, CFSP, CCO; and Secretary R. Bryant Hightower Jr., CFSP.

President’s Corner August 2016

I hope this letter finds all of you well.  Summer is almost over for the children, and many of you have or are enjoying some family time away and getting ready to send them back to school.  Remember to watch out for them as school starts. Several of us have returned from the NFDA Leadership […]

Medical Examiner Update

As you are aware, In the past five years, the office has improved our service in the following areas: – We have increased the permits staff from one employee in 2010 to four employees currently. – Daily, one physician is dedicated to permits at each location. – The average turnaround time for permits has improved from an average […]

OFDA Legislative Update Meeting