Welcome to the website of the Funeral Directors Services Association of Greater Chicago (FDSA) . The following information is offered for your convenience. For further information, please contact the association.
The FDSA was founded in 1880. In 1962 it merged with an association of auto livery chauffeurs and took on its present name.
The six categories of membership are:
FDSA is governed by a nine member Board of Directors consisting of an Executive Committee (President, Executive Vice-President, 2 Vice-Presidents, and Secretary-Treasurer) and 4 Directors. The chief administrative officer of the association is the Executive Director, who is directly responsible to the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors meets monthly via conference call.
FDSA's mission is to provide services to its membership and to the public at large, to enhance the professionalism of funeral service and to maintain high ideals.
The FDSA provides a number of services for its membership.