About Us

Since 1881, the Ohio Funeral Directors Association (OFDA) has provided innovative programs, leadership, and excellent service to its membership.

As one of the largest state associations for funeral directors in the nation, OFDA has become a conduit for promoting the funeral profession and leading the field in education standards.

More than 900 Ohio funeral homes are part of the OFDA family, benefiting from a host of special services tailored exclusively for them.

Whether it's education and training, professional networking, or a voice in the legislature, OFDA has something for you. We invite you to take advantage of the many services OFDA offers and become part of the strongest family of professional funeral associations in the country.

Mission Statement

To represent and support our membership by promoting professional standards and excellence in funeral service.

Regulatory Oversight

Regulatory oversight of funeral homes in Ohio is governed by the Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. Please contact them at (614) 466-4252 or visit their website.

OFDA Board of Directors Candidate Applications

Executive Committee Candidate Application

Regional & At-Large Directors Candidate Application

OFDA Board of Directors Ex-Officio Candidate Application