At your difficult time, it's important to know that the firm you are choosing represents the highest of standards and professionalism. By the very nature of their association with ODFSA, they have shown their deep compassion towards attaining the highest standards for their families and communities. Their constant dedication to keeping themselves up to date on all of the latest legislative, consumer protection, advanced learning and caring practices is why you can choose an ODFSA Member firm with confidence.
The strength in membership comes in the form of strength in numbers. ODFSA represents a coalition of professional family owned funeral homes who believe that a solid future for funeral service is based on the collective insight and dedication from caring professionals. This unified voice helps to shape and provide the professional standards that families and communities count on in their time of need.
To encourage and promote the best interests of the profession of Funeral Service and put into effect benefits which will accrue to the advantage of the Association and its individual members.
To develop and maintain a high standard of efficient service among and by the members of the Association, in the interests of public welfare, and to keep the reputation of the profession untarnished and to elevate public opinion of the profession generally.
To encourage the exchange of constructive ideas among members of the Association.
The Association is guided by an executive elected by the membership, who oversee the operations of the Association. The executive is comprised of 5 members : President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Director.
Two membership options are available to join the Ottawa District Funeral Service Association.
Individual Membership: $65.00
Firm Membership: $300.00 *
* Firm membership valid for all funeral professionals employed by that firm.
DISCOUNTED RATES: Paid members will receive discounted rates for all ODFSA meetings and events.
VOTING PRIVILEGES: Paid members shall have voting privileges by either open or secret ballot, but no member shall be entitled to vote by proxy. For Firm Memberships, each firm is entitled to one vote. Employees and additional staff of Firm Memberships may attend Association meetings, but only one representative of each firm shall have the privilege of voting on behalf of such firm.
WEBSITE POSTINGS: Paid members will have posting rights to the ODFSA Website Classifieds section. Posting categories include employment, as well as funeral related items for sale. If you would like to post something to our website, please contact our website administrator Matthew Irvine.