The D.C. Board of Funeral Directors regulates license funeral directors and funeral home establishments. The Board’s mission is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens in the District of Columbia by upholding the District of Columbia Funeral Directors laws and regulations. The Funeral Directors license law is defined in the Municipal Funeral Directors Regulations.
The Board consists of five members appointed by the Mayor. Four members must each hold a funeral director license and have practiced for a minimum of three years. One member must be a non-licensed funeral director representing consumers. Three members of the Board constitute a quorum.
The Board meets on the first Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs located at 1100 4th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024.
Board meeting minutes are available at www.open-dc.gov.
Read the Board’s Summer 2019 newsletter here.
To apply for a license or or access the online portal, please choose from one of the following license types:
- January 9
Board of Funeral Directors
Hosted by DCRA OPLA
Thursday, Jan 9, 2020 1:00 pm
Meeting number: 737 469 813
Meeting Link (Online)
Join by video system
You can also dial 220.127.116.11 and enter your meeting number.
Join by phone
1-650-479-3208 Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
Access code: 737 469 813
- February 6
- March 5
- April 2
- May 7
- June 4
- August (Recess)
- September 3
- October 3
- November 5
- December 3
Need to Schedule an Examination?
Exams may be scheduled online by clicking here or by phone:
1. Dial (800) 733-9267
2. Select Option 1 for government and state exams
3. Select Option 2 for District of Columbia exams
Board Members & Staff
- John McGuire – Chair, Funeral Director
- Asanti Williams – Funeral Director
- Duane Hills – Funeral Director
- Randolph Horton – Funeral Director
- Ernest Boykin – Consumer Member
- Nicole McClendon – Program Coordinator
- Andrew Jackson – Board Administrator
- Kevin Cyrus – Education Coordinator
- Chanda Kearney, Program Support Specialist
To apply for a vacancy, please visit the Mayor’s Office of Talent and Appointments for more information and an application.
Documents & Forms
DCMR Title 17-Chapter 30-Funeral Directors
DCMR Title 17-Chapter 31-Funeral Services Establishments
DCMR Title 17-Chapter 33-Funeral Directors, Veterinarians, Interior Designers, and Real Estate Appraisers
DC Code Title 3-Chapter4-Funeral Directors
DC Code Title 5-Chapter 14-Chief Medical Examiner
DC Code Title 7-Chapter 2-Vital Records
DC Code Title 43-Chapter1-Cemetery Associations; Regulatory Provisions
DCMR Title 18-Chapter 22-Title 18-Funeral Processions…
Funeral Director Law Reference List