VFDA Foundation

VFDA Foundation Mission Statement

The mission of the Virginia Funeral Directors Association Foundation (VFDAF) engages business and community partners in the support of professionals and students currently in or entering the funeral service profession through education, advocacy and leadership development. By doing this, the VFDAF will help to eliminate barriers to opportunities by helping people to reach their fullest potential.

VFDA Foundation Board of Trustees

  • David L. Arritt, CFSP, Chair
  • C. Keister Whitt, CFSP, Vice Chair
  • Les Powell, III, Treasurer
  • Dennis W. Byers
  • Jimmie K. Crowder
  • Marty Hagy
  • Robert “Bob” H. Johnson
  • Bettye F. Miller
  • Michael Rorrer
  • Ray Sloan
  • Frankie Sheridan
  • Michael Turch, CFSP
  • Robert L. Finch, Jr.
  • Larry Joines
  • Bob Oman
  • Robert J. Gallagher
  • Joseph Teague, Chairman Emeritus