International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association Elects Hentges as President
Christine Toson Hentges, CCE was elected President during the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) 2018 Annual Convention & Exposition, April 18–21, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Hentges is president and CEO of The Tribute Companies Inc. in Hartland, Wisconsin. Hentges is a fourth-generation cemeterian and is active in the ICCFA leadership. She previously served as co-chair of the ICCFA Women’s Forum, was co-chair of ICCFA’s Fall Management Conference in 2005, is a former board member and has held several Executive Committee positions.
She has been involved in many educational programs run by the ICCFA as well as the Wisconsin Cemetery and Cremation Association, Central States Cemetery Association and has written articles for various trade publications. She is a frequent speaker at seminars and workshops across the country and teaches at the ICCFA University.
Founded in 1887, the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association is the only international trade association representing all segments of the cemetery, cremation, funeral and memorialization profession. Its membership is composed of more than 9,100 rooftop locations and 20,000 professionals in the cemetery, funeral home and crematory industries, as well as supplier and related businesses worldwide.