Welcome to the Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors

T​​his agency consists of 5 Board members, 3 office staff and 1 inspector. The Board includes four licensed funeral directors and embalmers and one public (consumer) member. Their objective is to prescribe the standards of efficiency for those who are engaged in the practice of funeral directing and embalming.

The Board adopts, promulgates and enforces regulations for the transaction of its business, the management of its affairs, and the promotion of the educational standards of the profession, as it considers expedient and consistent with KRS Chapter 316.

The Board is self-supporting through fees assessed for professional licensure. The agency receives no general fund tax appropriation.

                                                          Special Meeting

 The Board is calling a Special Meeting at 10:00 A.M. (EST) on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the Board office to discuss

the following.

Litigation: Barr House Tributes 

Discussions​: Rodgers, Awkard, Lyons Funeral Home, Legal Contracts, Staff Documentation Review


We Will be Closed! The Board Office will be closed Tuesday, November 8th and Friday, November 11th. ​


The Board Office has moved to a new location. Please feel free to come visit us at the new Board Office. 

Our new address is:
9114 Leesgate Road
Suite 4
Louisville, KY 40222

Board Meeting Deadline

The December Board meeting will be at the Crowne Plaza, Louisville, KY. The December Board meeting will be on December 6-7, 2016. The deadline for this meeting is November 23, 2016.  

Apprentice Reports
The apprentice sworn statements and book reports are due November 1, 2016. The body count list on the sworn statement should
cover April 16, 2016 to October 15, 2016. Please make sure the book report meets all requirements and all forms are signed
before mailing the packet in.