Liberal Funeral Director Chuck Bowman to Serve as President of the National Funeral Directors Association
Joe Denoyer - October 26, 2018 10:14 am
Brookfield, Wis. – During its 2018 International Convention & Expo, held October 14-17 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) installed Charles T. “Chuck” Bowman, CMSP, CFSP, CCO, as president.
Bowman’s initial calling in life was law enforcement. After stepping away from law enforcement to enter the funeral profession, he spent most of his career as a funeral director with Horan and McConaty, which operates several locations in the Denver, Colo., area. He joined Brenneman Funeral Home in Liberal, Kan., in 2017.
Bowman has been very 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, serving as president in 2003. He served as the chair of Arapahoe Community College Mortuary School Advisory Board. In 2014, he retired from his role as deputy commander of the Region VIII DMORT. He is now a proud member of the Kansas Funeral Directors Association.
Most recently, Bowman served on the NFDA Board of Directors as an at-large representative, secretary, treasurer and president-elect. He previously served as Colorado’s representative to the NFDA Policy Board. He has also served on NFDA’s Disaster Preparedness Resource Group, Governance Committee, Spokesperson Team, Advocacy Committee, Budget Task Force, Convention Education Task Force and Metals Recycling Task Force.