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    Board of Morticians & Funeral Directors



    ​Applications and nominations for the Maryland State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors are being accepted through March 31, 2023.​

    The Board is accepting applications for the following Board seats with a term start date of July 1, 2023: (3) ​Practitioners - Licensed Mortician or Funeral Director and (2) Consumer Members. Interested candidates should carefully review all membership criteria and the time commitment before applying​ (Board and Commission Information).

    All interested applicants are required to submit a formal application through the Governor’s Appointments Office website at https://govappointments.maryland.gov/instructions-for-filling-out-the-general-application-form/  

    Any additional questions regarding applications may be addressed to Michelle Morningred, MDH Office of Appointments and Executive Nominations (OAEN) at michelle.morningred@maryland.gov​​.

    March 11, 2022 National Funeral Director and Mortician Day

    February 15, 2​022 – Bulletin: I​mplicit Bias Training​

    June 30, 2021 - FEMA Amends COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Policy

    Governor's Executive Orders:​


    • Effective July 1, 2021, certain orders will end including the order mandating the wearing of face coverings

    • Effective Aug 15, 2021, certain other orders will end

    MDH Orders:

    1. Directive and Order Regulating Certain Businesses and Facilities & General Directives Concerning Limiting The Spread of COVID-19

    • ​Effective July 1, 2021, certain MDH orders will terminate including the order pertaining to face coverings
    • Effective August 15, 2021, all existing COVID-19 MDH orders, guidance documents, and bulletins will terminate​​​


    ​Jurisprudence Exam

    Jan 3, 2023
    ​April 4, 2023

    ​Practical Exam​​​

    Date:​​ April 6, 2023​

    Notice of Open Meeting

    Subject:  Public Open Meeting
    Date: March 8, 2023
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Join by Google Meet:
    Call-in number:+1 319-449-2759‬​​‬​​
    Access code:  ‪987 061 120‬#
    Contact: Board Office
    ​​(410) 764-4792

    --Open S​ession ​Agenda--

    Notice of Family Security Trust Fund Open Meeting

    Subject: Public Open Meeting
    Date: Dec. 14​​​, 2022
    Time: 12:00PM​
    Join by Google Meet:
    Call-in number: 1 920-368-3299‬
    PIN: ​​​‪141 804 483‬#
    Contact: Board Office​
    (410) 764-4792

    --FSTF Agenda-​-

    Mortuary Transport Vehicle Renewal Inspections​​

    ​Please contact the Board Office at MDH.BOMFD@maryland.gov to register a mortuary transport vehicle inspection and obtain an appointment time
    ​ ​


    ​​​​​Board Meeting App. Deadline
    ​Nov. 9, 2022 Oct. 19, 2022​
    ​Dec. 14, 2022 Nov. 16​, 2022​
    Jan. 11,2023 Dec. 21, 2022
    Feb. 8, 2023 Jan. 18, 2023
    March 8, 2023 Feb. 15, 2023
    April 12, 2023 March 22, 2023
    May 10, 2023 April 19, 2023
    June 14, 2023 May 24, 2023
    July 12, 2023 June 21, 2023
    Sept. 13, 2023 Aug. 23, 2023
    Oct. 11, 2023 Sept. 20, 2023
    Nov. 8, 2023 Oct. 18, 2023
    Dec. 13, 2023 Nov. 22, 2023

    ***applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis, however applicants will not be scheduled for a full Board meeting vote until ALL required documentation has been received.



    Proposed Laws and Regulation

    • Coming Soon

    N​ew Laws and Regulations


    PHONE: 410-764-4792 
    Fax: 410-358-6571
    EMAIL: MDH.BOMFD@maryland.gov