2018 AFCCA Of the Year Nominees

Each year, the AFCCA has an open call for nominations split into different categories: Funeral Director, Associate, Funeral Home, Cemetery, and Supplier of the Year. Winners are then selected based on four criteria based on the AFCCA Mission Statement:

• Community Involvement

• Demonstration of professional and ethical standards

• Active participation in the betterment of the funeral

industry in Arizona, through education and other advancements

  Leadership and advocacy for all aftercare professionals

Congratulations to the following Nominees:

Funeral Director of the Year Nominations:

Amie Gazda – Green Acres Mortuary & Cemetery – Scottsdale

Shane Mullin – Mountain View Funeral Home – Mesa

Rachel Brown – Hansen Mortuaries – Phoenix

Funeral Home of the Year Nominations:

Superstition Funeral & Cremation Center – Apache Junction

Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary – North Scottsdale

Cemetery of the Year Nominations:

J. Warren Mountain View Cemetery – Casa Grande

Associate of the Year Nominations:

Chelsea Morgenstern – Mountain View Funeral Home – Mesa

Vanessa Linares – Adair Avalon Chapel – Tucson

Supplier of the Year Nominations:

Terry School – The Davis Whitehall Co

Michael Kane – Messenger Stationary


Winners will be announced at the Awards Banquet Dinner on Thursday, June 7, 6:00 PM at the Westin La Paloma.

Please join us, tickets are still available.