IFDF Committees

IFDF Committees support members by overseeing member benefits, continued education, networking opportunities and various other elements of the association. 

Annual Conference Planning Committee

  • William Heath
    William Heath
    Licensed Funeral Director and IFDF Student Liaison D Williams Mortuary Services LLC
    Chairperson
  • P. Cameron Naugle Jr.
    P. Cameron Naugle Jr.
    LFD Naugle Funeral Home & Cremation Services (904)396-1611
    Co-Chairperson
  • Tim Adams
    Tim Adams
    LFD Adams Funeral Home, Inc. (850)674-5449
    Committee Member
  • Alia Buggs
    Buggs Funeral Home (321)728-7076
    Committee Member
  • Jim Holcom
    Matthews-Aurora Funeral Solutions (863)581-7181
    Committee Member
  • Debbie Holmes
    Vice President, Trust Officer Argent Trust Company (318)251-5856
    Committee Member
  • Jonathan Meek
    Regional Marketing Manager Astral Industries, Inc. (904)376-5520
    Committee Member
  • Ashley L. Milam
    Ashley L. Milam
    Charles E. Davis Funeral Home
    Committee Member
  • Jon A. Sims
    Sims Funeral Home (850)547-3841
    Committee Member

Disaster Response Committee

  • Tim Adams
    Tim Adams
    LFD Adams Funeral Home, Inc. (850)674-5449
    Co-Chairperson
  • Michael S. Lewis
    Michael S. Lewis
    Lewis Funeral Home-Milton Chapel (850)623-2243
    Committee Member
  • P. Cameron Naugle Jr.
    P. Cameron Naugle Jr.
    LFD Naugle Funeral Home & Cremation Services (904)396-1611
    Committee Member
  • Linda Thompson
    Johnell Caver Your Home For Funerals, Inc. (863)679-6069
    Committee Member

I-Trust Committee

  • Charles E. Davis
    Charles E. Davis
    Charles E. Davis Funeral Home (352)726-8323
    Chair
  • Roger Beyers
    Beyers Funeral Home & Crematory (352)787-4343
    Committee Member
  • Ryan Brewer
    Brewer & Sons - Brooksville Chapel
    Committee Member
  • Bruce Buggs
    Bruce Buggs
    Buggs Funeral Home (321)728-7076
    Committee Member
  • Debbie Holmes
    Vice President, Trust Officer Argent Trust Company (318)251-5856
    Committee Member
  • Cheryl Lankford
    Cheryl Lankford
    Lankford Funeral Home (386)734-2244
    Committee Member
  • Michael S. Lewis
    Michael S. Lewis
    Lewis Funeral Home-Milton Chapel (850)623-2243
    Committee Member
  • Eric McKenna
    Eric McKenna
    Gables Capital Management (800)313-9427
    Committee Member
  • J. Barrett Nelson
    J. Barrett Nelson
    Marion Nelson Funeral Home, Inc. (863)676-2541
    Committee Member
  • Paul VonSchoeler
    Paul VonSchoeler
    Administrative Systems, Inc. (480)650-6201
    Committee Member

Legislative & Political Action Committee

  • Cheryl Lankford
    Cheryl Lankford
    Lankford Funeral Home (386)734-2244
    Chairperson
  • Howard R. Beckham Jr.
    Howard R. Beckham Jr.
    Florida State College at Jacksonville (904)766-6622
    Committee Member
  • Roger Beyers
    Beyers Funeral Home & Crematory (352)787-4343
    Committee Member
  • V. Todd Ferreira
    V. Todd Ferreira
    Ferreira Funeral Services Northeast Florida (904)259-5700
    Committee Member
  • Charles Anthony Oldham
    LFD H.W. Oldham Funeral Home (863)683-2419
    Committee Member
  • Kenneth Roberson
    Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. (941)629-3141
    Committee Member

Membership Committee

  • Bruce Buggs
    Bruce Buggs
    Buggs Funeral Home (321)728-7076
    Committee Chairperson
  • Kayla Alexander
    Kayla Alexander
    Sunrise Funeral Home
    Region 4 Director/Committee Member
  • Rocky Bevis
    Rocky Bevis
    Bevis Colonial Funeral Home Inc (850)385-2193
    Region 1 Director/Committee Member
  • Charles E. Davis
    Charles E. Davis
    Charles E. Davis Funeral Home (352)726-8323
    Region 3 Director/Committee Member
  • Michael S. Lewis
    Michael S. Lewis
    Lewis Funeral Home-Milton Chapel (850)623-2243
    At-Large Director/Committee Member
  • Peter Rene Martin
    Peter Rene Martin
    Bernardo Garcia Funeral Homes-Miami (305)226-1010
    Region 5 Director/Committee Member
  • Ashley L. Milam
    Ashley L. Milam
    Charles E. Davis Funeral Home
    At-Large Director/Committee Member
  • J. Garrett Milton
    J. Garrett Milton
    Archer-Milton Funeral Home Inc. (386)496-2008
    Region 2 Director/Committee Member
  • J. Barrett Nelson
    J. Barrett Nelson
    Marion Nelson Funeral Home, Inc. (863)676-2541
    Committee Member
  • William L. Schichtel Jr.
    William L. Schichtel Jr.
    Vice-President Heath Funeral Chapel & Crematory (863)682-0111
    Region 6 Director/Committee Member
  • Mark Taylor
    Mark Taylor
    Harden-Pauli Funeral Home (352)357-4126
    At-Large Director/Committee Member

Nominations/Past Presidents Committee

  • Bruce Buggs
    Bruce Buggs
    Buggs Funeral Home (321)728-7076
    Chairperson
  • Vernon E Dorsey II
    Vernon E Dorsey II
    Osceola Memory Gardens - Kissimmee (407)931-4811
    Co-Chairperson

Public Relations/Outreach Committee

  • Barbara Buggs
    Certified Cremation Services Provider, CCSP Certified Cremation Services Provider CCSP St. Petersburg College (321)213-5221
    Chairperson
  • Earline Blumhagen
    Earline Blumhagen
    (407)448-1987
    Committee Member
  • Beatriz Cains
    Beatriz Cains
    St. Petersburg College (813)300-3873
    Committee Member
  • Peggy Harris
    Sarah's Memorial Chapel (772)464-2525
    Committee Member
  • Cedricjuan D Wilson Sr.
    (813)486-0662
    Committee Member

IFDF Foundation Board

  • Eric McKenna
    Eric McKenna
    Gables Capital Management (800)313-9427
    Chair
  • Earline Blumhagen
    Earline Blumhagen
    (407)448-1987
    Board Member
  • Bruce Buggs
    Bruce Buggs
    Buggs Funeral Home (321)728-7076
    Board Member
  • Kevin Davis
    (727)341-3781
    Board Member
  • Vernon E Dorsey II
    Vernon E Dorsey II
    Osceola Memory Gardens - Kissimmee (407)931-4811
    Board Member
  • Peter Rene Martin
    Peter Rene Martin
    Bernardo Garcia Funeral Homes-Miami (305)226-1010
    Board Member
  • Donald S. McLean
    Whidden-McLean Funeral Home and Crematory (863)533-8123
    Board Member

Professional Development Committee

  • Howard R. Beckham Jr.
    Howard R. Beckham Jr.
    Florida State College at Jacksonville (904)766-6622
    Chairperson
  • Angela Awbrey
    Phi Theta Kappa Licensed Apprentice Funeral Driector and Embalmer St. Petersburg College (863)414-3990
    Committee Member
  • Anastasha Fuller
    Anastasha Fuller
    St. Petersburg College (864)314-9769
    Committee Member
  • S. Chase Lewis
    Funeral Director/Embalmer & Crematory Operator Lewis Funeral Home-Milton Chapel (850)623-2243
    Committee Member
  • Trent Lewis
    Funeral Director Lewis Funeral Home-Milton Chapel (850)623-2243
    Committee Member
  • Tanner Morris
    Tanner Morris
    President / Funeral Director & Embalmer Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel (850)478-3292
    Committee Member
  • Terrill L. Morris
    Morris Funeral Chapel (863)385-0101
    Committee Member
  • William L. Schichtel Jr.
    William L. Schichtel Jr.
    Vice-President Heath Funeral Chapel & Crematory (863)682-0111
    Committee Member
  • Cedricjuan D Wilson Sr.
    (813)486-0662
    Committee Member