The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), with more than 13,500 members, has served top licensed funeral directors for more than 120 years. The NFDA acts as a national voice for the profession while also being dedicated to serving the public. NFDA members include licensed funeral directors, embalmers, mortuary science students, and retired funeral service professionals. NFDA members stand for credibility, ethics, excellence and trust. The organization's mission statement emphasizes providing advocacy, education, information, products, programs and services to help members enhance the quality of service they provide to families.
The Louisiana Funeral Directors Association (LFDA) provides the standards, ethics, protection and regulation of funeral service in Louisiana through the education of Funeral Directors, Consumers and various branches of Government by creating an environment for discussion, fraternalism, professional mutual improvements and social interaction.
The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) supports its members in providing the best service to those seeking cremation as a deathcare alternative. CANA works to ensure that those who choose cremation are treated respectfully under industry standards of practice and guidelines.