2019-2020
Committees


Executive Membership
Finance Nominating
Long-Range Planning  


Task Forces 

Strategic Planning  Member Resources
Golden Light Award
Young Professionals

 
LEADERSHIP MANUAL


Executive

Thomas L. Hemmerle (president)
Barnett-Strother Funeral Home
2285 N. Main St.
Madisonville, Ky.  42431
(270) 821-7135
Fax: (270) 821-1001
www.barnettstrother.com

Mary F. Steele (president-elect)
Arnett & Steele Funeral Home Inc.
106 Cherry St., Pineville, KY 40977-1602
(606) 337-2045 or (877) 337-2045
Fax: (606) 337-2046
www.arnettsteele.com

Evan J. Strong (secretary/treasurer)
Evan J. Strong Funeral Services
5502 Second St. SW, Calgary, ALB
Canada T2H 0G9
(403) 265-1199 | Fax: (403) 265-1190
www.evanjstrong.com

Adam Miles Martin (immediate past president)
Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services
1194 E. Mt. Morris Rd.
Mt. Morris, MI  48458
(810) 686-2210
Fax: (810) 686-0317
www.martinfuneralhome.com

Mark Allen, Executive Director/CEO (staff liaison)
International Order of the Golden Rule

9101 Burnet Rd., Ste. 120
Austin, TX 78758
(800) 637-8030 | Fax: (512) 334-5514
www.ogr.org

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Nominating

Adam Miles Martin (chair)
Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services
1194 E. Mt. Morris Rd.
Mt. Morris, MI  48458
(810) 686-2210
Fax: (810) 686-0317
www.martinfuneralhome.com

Mark Allen, Executive Director/CEO (staff liaison)
International Order of the Golden Rule
9101 Burnet Rd., Ste. 120
Austin, TX 78758
(800) 637-8030 | Fax: (512) 334-5514
www.ogr.org

Bill Brock
Vander Plaat Funeral Home of Wyckoff
257 Godwin Ave.
Wyckoff, NJ
(201) 891-3400| Fax: (201) 652-4230
www.vpfh.com

Charles A. Castiglia
Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.

S4199 Lake Shore Rd.
Hamburg, NY 14075-2006
716-627-2919  I  Fax: 716-627-6346
www.lakesidefuneralhome.com

George Darte
George Darte Funeral Home
585 Carlton St., St. Catharine's, ONT
Canada L2M 4Y1
(905) 937-4444 | Fax: (905) 937-6605
www.dartefuneralhome.com

Michael S. Lewis
Lewis Funeral Home

6405 Hwy. 90 West, Milton, FL 32570
(850) 623-2243 I Fax: (850) 623-6345
www.lewisfuneralhomes.net

Kevin Opsahl
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory Inc.
601 W. 21st St., Yankton, SD 57078-0034
(605) 665-9679 or (800) 495-9679
Fax: (605) 668-1992
www.kostelfuneralhome.com

Wayne "Bud" Wieting
Wieting Family Funeral Home, Inc.
411 W. Main St., Chilton, WI 53014
(920) 849-4941 | Fax: (920) 849-9245
www.wietingfuneralhome.com

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Finance

Evan J. Strong (chair)
Evan J. Strong Funeral Services
5502 Second St. SW, Calgary, ALB
Canada T2H 0G9
(403) 265-1199 | Fax: (403) 265-1190
www.evanjstrong.com

Michael Ryan (staff liaison)
International Order of the Golden Rule
9101 Burnet Rd., Ste. 120
Austin, TX 78758
(800) 637-8030 | Fax: (512) 334-5514
www.ogr.org

Mark Allen, Executive Director/CEO (staff)
International Order of the Golden Rule

9101 Burnet Rd., Ste. 120
Austin, TX 78758
(800) 637-8030 | Fax: (512) 334-5514
www.ogr.org

Roger Beyers
Beyers Funeral Home & Crematory
1123 W. Main St., Leesburg, FL 34748
(352) 787-4343 | Fax: (352) 787-4674
www.beyersfuneralhome.com

Thomas L. Hemmerle (board liaison)
Barnett-Strother Funeral Home
2285 N. Main St.
Madisonville, Ky.  42431
(270) 821-7135
Fax: (270) 821-1001
www.barnettstrother.com

Mary F. Steele
Arnett & Steele Funeral Home Inc.

106 Cherry St., Pineville, KY 40977-1602
(606) 337-2045 or (877) 337-2045
Fax: (606) 337-2046
www.arnettsteele.com

Wayne "Bud" Wieting
Wieting Family Funeral Home, Inc.
411 W. Main St., Chilton, WI 53014
(920) 849-4941 | Fax: (920) 849-9245
www.wietingfuneralhome.com

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Long-Range Planning

Ensures that OGR's strategic plans are on course. Recommends any changes to the Board of Directors. Also responsible for investigating future opportunities and making recommendations to the Board.

Charles A. Castiglia (chair)
Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.

S4199 Lake Shore Rd.
Hamburg, NY 14075-2006
716-627-2919  I  Fax: 716-627-6346
www.lakesidefuneralhome.com

Mark Allen, Executive Director/CEO (staff liaison)
International Order of the Golden Rule
9101 Burnet Rd., Ste. 120
Austin, TX 78758
(800) 637-8030 | Fax: (512) 334-5514
www.ogr.org

Randy Gagnon
Brunswick Memorial Home

454 Cranbury Rd., East Brunswick, NJ  08816
(732) 254-9393 I Fax: (732) 238-9844
www.mothefunerals.com

Raffy Jose
President and CEO, Arlington Memorial Chapels, Inc.
Quezon City, Manila,
Philippines
www.arlingtonph.com

Michael S. Lewis
Lewis Funeral Home

6405 Hwy. 90 West, Milton, FL 32570
(850) 623-2243 I Fax: (850) 623-6345
www.lewisfuneralhomes.net

Boyd Mothe
Mothe Funeral Homes

1300 Vallette St., New Orleans, LA  70114
(504) 366-4343 I Fax: (504) 366-4888
www.mothefunerals.com

Jessica Olson
Bradley Funeral Home and Crematory

1550 Neva Rd., Antigo, WI  54409
(715) 623-3787 I Fax: (715) 623-0947
www.bradleyfh.com

John Wenig
Wenig Funeral Homes

711 Broadway, Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085
(920) 467-3431 I Fax: (920) 467-4531
www.wenigfuneralhome.com

Evan J. Strong
Evan J. Strong Funeral Services
5502 Second St. SW, Calgary, ALB
Canada T2H 0G9
(403) 265-1199 | Fax: (403) 265-1190
www.evanjstrong.com

Robin L. Williams
R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home & Crematory
3530 49th St. North, St. Petersburg, FL 33710
(727) 527-1177 | Fax: (727) 527-1170
www.rlwilliams.com

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Membership

Reviews and recommends recruiting and retention activities. Exercises oversight of the Family Contact Program

Christopher Janowiak (chair)
Janowiak Funeral Home Inc.

Geer-Logan Chapel
320 N. Washington, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 482-6000 | Fax: (734) 482-6068
www.janowiakfuneralhome.com

Nancy Weil (staff liaison)
International Order of the Golden Rule
9101 Burnet Rd., Ste. 120
Austin, TX 78758
(800) 637-8030 | Fax: (512) 334-5514
www.ogr.org

George Darte
George Darte Funeral Home
585 Carlton St., St. Catharine's, ONT
Canada L2M 4Y1
(905) 937-4444 | Fax: (905) 937-6605
www.dartefuneralhome.com

Richard Hightower
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 S. Park St.
Carrollton, GA 30117-4410
(770) 836-1466 I Fax: (770) 214-2607
www.martin-hightower.com

Terry Plummer
Plummer Funeral Home

404 E. Union Ave.
Litchfield, IL  62056

(217) 324-3939 I Fax: (217) 324-5177
www.plummerfuneralservices.com

Mary F. Steele (board liaison)
Arnett & Steele Funeral Home Inc.

106 Cherry St., Pineville, KY 40977-1602
(606) 337-2045 or (877) 337-2045
Fax: (606) 337-2046
www.arnettsteele.com

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Member Resources Task Force

Recommends qualified suppliers and oversees all aspects of the supplier/association relationship to ensure successful business partnerships for our co-op buying program.

Wayne “Bud” Wieting
Wieting Family Funeral Home, Inc.
411 W. Main St., Chilton, WI 53014
(920) 849-4941 | Fax: (920) 849-9245
www.wietingfuneralhome.com

Mark Allen, Executive Director/CEO (staff liaison)
International Order of the Golden Rule
9101 Burnet Rd., Ste. 120
Austin, TX 78758
(800) 637-8030 | Fax: (512) 334-5514
www.ogr.org

J. Larry Carter
Carter-Ricks Funeral Home

107 S. 5th St.
Elsberry, MO 63343
(573) 898-2181 I  Fax: (573) 898-3148
www.carterricksfuneralhome.com

Loren Congdon
Congdon & Company
3012 Sheridan Rd.
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 746-1234 | Fax: (847) 746-1237
www.congdonfuneralhome.com

Horace Ford
Ford-Stewart Funeral Home
2047 Highway 138 SE, Jonesboro, GA 32037
(770) 210-2700 | Fax: (770) 210-2788
www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com

David Fry
Fry Funeral Home
220 E. Sixth St., Tipton, IA 52772
(563) 886-6336 | Fax: (563) 886-6806
www.fryfuneralhome.com

Spencer Skorupski
Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services
955 N. Pine Rd.
Essexville, MI  48732
(989) 893-7334 I Fax: (989) 893-6850
www.skorupskis.com

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Golden Light Award Task Force

Mary Steele (chair)
Arnett & Steele Funeral Home Inc.
106 Cherry St., Pineville, KY 40977-1602
(606) 337-2045 or (877) 337-2045
Fax: (606) 337-2046

www.arnettsteele.com

Mark Allen, Executive Director/CEO (staff liaison)
International Order of the Golden Rule
9100 Burnet Rd., Suite 120
Austin, TX 78758
(800) 637-8030 | Fax: (512) 334-5514
www.ogr.org

Mike Butler
Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 North Elm Ave., Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 462-2147 | Fax: (888) 234-2217
www.lbvfh.com

Bill Brock
Vander Plaat Funeral Home of Wyckoff
257 Godwin Ave.
Wyckoff, NJ
(201) 891-3400| Fax: (201) 652-4230
www.vpfh.com

Jeffrey Wages
Wages & Sons-Gwinnett Chapel

1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
(770) 277-4550 | Fax: (770) 277-4553
www.wagesandsons.com

Robin L. Williams
R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home & Crematory
3530 49th St. North, St. Petersburg, FL 33710
(727) 527-1177 | Fax: (727) 527-1170
www.rlwilliams.com

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Young Professionals Task Force

Mike Kulbacki (chair)
Brunswick Memorial Home
454 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
(732) 254-9393 | Fax: (732) 238-9844
www.brunswickmemorialhome.com

Adam Martin (board liaison)
Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services
1194 E. Mt. Morris Rd., Mt. Morris, MI 48458
(810) 686-2210 I Fax: (810)
www.martinfuneralhome.com

Jessica Smith, Education Director (staff liaison)
International Order of the Golden Rule
9101 Burnet Rd., Ste. 120
Austin, TX 78758
(800) 637-8030 | Fax: (512) 334-5514
www.ogr.org

Will Beyers
Beyers Funeral Home & Crematory
1123 W. Main St., Leesburg, FL 34748
(352) 787-4343
www.beyersfuneralhome.com

Dinora Congdon
Congdon & Company
3012 S. Sheridan Rd., Zion, IL 60099
(847) 746-1237 I (847) 746-1237
www.congdonfuneralhome.com

Scott Green
George I. Green Funeral Home
3511 Main St., Munhall, PA 15120
(412) 461-6394 I Fax: (412) 461-2080
www.georgeigreenfuneralhome.com

J. Tyler Pray
Pray Funeral Home Inc.
401 W. Seminary, Charlotte, MI 48113-9973
(517) 543-2950 | Fax: (517) 543-2952
www.prayfuneral.com

Preston Rader
LeRoy Rader Funeral Home Inc.
P.O. Box 609, 1617 Judson Road
Longview, TX 75606-0609
(903) 753-3373 | Fax: (903) 757-3708
www.raderfh.com

Peter Urban
Anton B. Urban Funeral Home, Inc.
1111 S. Bethlehem Pike
Ambler, PA 19002-5803
(215) 646-8556 | Fax: (215) 646-567
www.urbanfuneralhome.com

Daniel Wieting
Wieting Family Funeral Home, Inc.
411 W. Main St., Chilton, WI 53014
(920) 849-4941 | Fax: (920) 849-9245
www.wietingfuneralhome.com

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