The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Policy Board met on July 13 in Park City, Utah, and elected Scott B. Anthony, CFSP, and Charles T. "Chuck" Bowman, CMSP, CFSP, to serve as at-large representatives on the association's Executive Board. They will begin two-year terms of service immediately following the 2013 NFDA International Convention & Expo, October 20-23 in Austin, Texas.
Bowman's career in funeral service began after working in law enforcement. He is vice president of Horan & McConaty Funeral Service & Cremation, which operates several locations in the Denver, Colo., area.
Bowman has been extremely active in the Colorado Funeral Directors Association (CFDA) for a number of years. In addition to service on the Disaster and Legislative Committees, he was a member of the CFDA board of directors; he was CFDA president in 2003. Additionally, he serves as deputy commander of the Region VIII DMORT and is chair of Arapahoe Community College Mortuary School Advisory Board.
Bowman is currently Colorado's representative to the NFDA Policy Board and he has served on NFDA's Disaster Committee and Metals Recycling Task Force.