Young Funeral Directors (YFD) Annual Distinguished Service Award

The OFDA is now accepting candidates for the 2024 Distinguished Service Award. Candidates are submitted and nominated by OFDA members, mentors, managers, supervisors and funeral service colleagues.    

CLICK HERE to learn more about this award and how to submit a nomination! 

  • The top three (3) scored candidates will receive a complimentary OFDA convention single-day registration in the year selected and will be recognized during the Awards Ceremony.
  • Award will be presented and announced at the OFDA Convention and Exhibition during the Awards Ceremony each year at the annual convention to the selected recipient, and the recipient’s name will be added to the permanent Distinguished Service Award Plaque on display at the OFDA office.
  • The selected recipient will receive $500 towards an OFDA continuing education course or funeral industry convention in hopes of encouraging their continued growth as a funeral professional.
  • A press release will be prepared and made available to award recipient and will be shared within OFDA media network.