New York State Funeral Directors Association

Ed Munger Ed Munger oversees social media channels and assists with communications for the New York State Funeral Directors Association, Inc. Ed was previously a newspaper reporter in the Capital District, writing more than 5,000 stories and winning several prestigious awards from the NYS Associated Press Association.

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rana aboutRana Huber oversees publications for several distinct entities of the New York State Funeral Directors Association, Inc., including: Funeral Director Support Services, Inc., which administers PrePlan®, the Association's master trust; Directors Choice Credit Union; and the New York State Tribute Foundation, a charitable organization pursuing goals of charity, knowledge and education for both consumers and funeral directors. Prior to joining NYSFDA, she served as director of communications/public relations for a number of health care organizations in New York State.

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Marianne For WebMarianne Reid Schrom is the Director of External and Member Relations at the New York State Funeral Directors Association (NYSFDA) and Director of the Association's Family Assistance Commission (FAC). FAC is comprised of a group of trained, licensed funeral directors from across the state who stand ready to assist New York State’s local governments in the event of a mass fatality disaster occurring within their borders. She is a member of the National Loss & Healing Council of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP.org) and has provided suicide prevention and awareness training to various professional communities in addition to training New York State funeral directors on appropriate suicide postvention response.



Slichenmeyer BookReviewer 2Terri Schlichenmeyer, AKA The Bookworm Sez, is a professional book reviewer who has been reading since she was 3 years old - she never goes anywhere without a book. She lives on a hill in Wisconsin with two dogs. Schlichenmeyer's reviews of books related to death, dying and funerals were added as a feature to Sympatynotes.org in 2014. Follow Schlichenmeyer on Twitter!


  

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