BA-FCA is a membership organization. When you join BA-FCA you will acquire certain member benefits.
Individual lifetime membership is $100 (non-refundable).  

Membership Benefits

  • Your member information is secure.  We do not share our membership list
  • Be provided with planning materials to put your wishes in writing
  • Be prompted from time to time to review and update your member information and mortuary/plan choices.
  • Be invited to BA-FCA-sponsored events
  • Receive a membership wallet card to carry for emergencies
  • Have our Speakers Bureau speak to your church, civic or professional group on a variety of death care related topics.
  • Be eligible to vote at annual meetings
  • Be eligible to serve on our board of directors 
  • Be part of the member base strengthening BA-FCA to advocate at the state and national level for consumer interests relating to death care
  • Have the opportunity to volunteer for fun and rewarding work
  • Be able to transfer your membership to other BA-FCA chapters (NOTE: not all chapters have discount arrangements with local mortuaries).
  • Receive updates on legislative and regulatory matters relating to death care, organ and body donation, estate-planning, living wills and trusts, etc.
  • Be kept up-to-date with emerging trends in death care, such as home funerals and green burials.
  • You become an educated consumer, able to avoid unnecessary expenses
  • Have the peace of mind of knowing you have spared your loved ones the stress of decision-making in what will be a difficult time for them.

Membership responsibilities

  • Educate yourself about end-of-life options
  • Choose the type of funeral arrangements you would like, and put it in writing
  • Discuss your wishes with your family
  • Inform your survivors if there are any funds set aside for your funeral expenses.
  • Inform BA-FCA if you move, change your name, or need to update other planning information
  • Support BA-FCA’s educational and consumer advocacy work for the benefit of all.

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