Cemetery and Mortuary Association of California

Serving Cemetery Properties Since 1931

The Non-Profit Organization Serving California Cemeteries and Funeral Homes

Member Events

2018 Southern Visitation
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Bellevue Memorial Park

Dave Hepburn, General Manager at Bellevue Memorial Park, has graciously offered to host the
CMAC 2018 Southern Visitation. 

This exciting event will include a tour of the cemetery, antique car collection and historic people and places, drone demonstration for space location, marker maintenance and inscriptions followed by a luncheon hosted by the property in the majestic Bellevue Mausoleum.

For information, registration and sponsorship information: click here 

Please join us in thanking our sponsors:

- Bellevue Memorial Park

- Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries
- Inglewood Park Cemetery

- Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary
- Hollywood Forever and Beth Olam Cemeteries and Fernwood Forever Cemeteries

- Permeco

Previous Events:

2018 Annual Conference
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, February 7, 8 & 9, 2018
Agua Caliente Casino - Resort - Spa, Rancho Mirage, California

Speaker Highlights:

“Bureau Update”
       Lisa Moore, Chief, Cemetery and Funeral Bureau

“The Heat is On – Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Standard Compliance Strategies”
      Dennis Madison, Vice President – Environmental Compliance, Forest Lawn Memorial – Parks & Mortuaries

“Can They Really Do That?  What You Need to Know About Local Land Use Regulation”
        Ellen Berkowitz, Esq., Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP

 “Creative Cremation Solutions for California Cemeteries”
Kirk Hendricks, Executive Director of Sales, Christy Vault Company, Inc.

"ICCFA Update"
       Scott Sells, President, ICCFA

“California Government Relations Update”
      Jerry Desmond, Executive Vice President, CMAC

Conference Sponsorships:


Forest Lawn Memorial – Parks & Mortuaries

Cypress Lawn
Huntington National Bank

Inglewood Park Cemetery


Nickerson Insurance Services

Matthews International
Wells Fargo Advisors
Whited Cemetery Service

Golf Sponsorships:

Matthews International

Hepburn Industries
Inglewood Park Cemetery

Brightview Landscape Services


Nickerson Insurance Services
The Davey Tree Expert Company

CMAC Program Committee Members

                Scott Drolet, Chair - Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

                Shawna de la Cruz - Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

                Monica Bracho-Hernandez - Inglewood Park Cemetery

                Kevin Brown -
Inglewood Park Cemetery

                Cathy Fiorelli - Northstar Memorial Group

                Kirk Hendricks -
 Christy Vault Company

Merrill Mefford - Rose Hills Memorial Park

Rick Miller - Inglewood Park Cemetery

Leo O'Connor - Fairhaven Memorial Park & Mortuary

John Resich, Jr., Esq. - Green Hills Memorial Park

                Ray Sala - Cypress Lawn Memorial Park

                Steve Schacht -

Mike Wesner - Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Orange


Cemetery and Mortuary Association of California
925 L Street, Suite 260
Sacramento, CA 95814
P 916.441.4533
F 916.441.3520
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