2017 Annual Fall Conference Online Registration

Presentation Highlights

Empire Graves: The Hall Ball and the Cemeteries of New York – Ralph Carhart, The Hall Ball Project

Embracing Technology for Your Cemetery – Lori Salberg, Vice President of Sales, PlotBox & President of Sofos Consulting, LLC.

Lets Go To the Cemetery Today: Connecting with Community and Winning Its Support – Lisa Alpert, Vice President of Development and Programming, Green-Wood

When the Investment Horizon is Forever – Bill McCartan, Director of Sales & Partner, Fenimore Asset Management

Coming Face-to-Face with Cremation – John Bolton, President, Blackstone Cemetery Development

Fall Conference
If you are not a supplier member of NYSAC, please call the NYSAC Office at (518) 434-1134 for a membership application or click the following link: MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION. Membership dues must be submitted with your conference registration.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

GOLF OUTING (SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017)

Optional Activity. The golf outing will take place at The Otesaga's Leatherstocking Golf Course and attendees must register in advance.
If the names listed for the foursome are different from the names listed for the conference registration the NYSAC office will be aware that you are indicating the names of the requested foursome, not registering additional attendees. NYSAC will ensure to the best of it's ability that all golf pairing requests are provided.

EXHIBITOR TABLE REGISTRATION

Optional and in addition to the conference registration fees stated above.

Exhibitor table set-up time begins at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, 2017.

*If using electricity please bring your own extension cords.
If you are not a supplier member of NYSAC, please call the NYSAC Office at (518) 434-1134 for a membership application or click the following link: MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION. Membership dues must be submitted with your conference registration. Membership dues must be submitted with your conference registration.

SPONSORSHIP REGISTRATION

Optional. If registering to be a sponsor, please send your cemetery/business logo to the NYSAC office at the following email address: shm@fwc-law.com. This logo will be used on the printed materials and electronically throughout the event. If you do not have a logo, NYSAC does have alternative options available. Please contact the office if you are interested in being a sponsor, but do not have a logo.
All sponsors will be acknowledged on the conference materials and verbally throughout the event.

MEMORIAL SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE

Optional. Please submit the names of those individuals to be included in the memorial service on Monday, September 18, 2017. In addition to the names, if you have a picture and obituary please send this information to the following email address: shm@fwc-law.com.
The Memorial Service of Remembrance will take place on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 8:45 a.m during the Annual Members Meeting.

NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL MEETING

To all members of the New York State Association of Cemeteries:

Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of the New York State Association of Cemeteries will be held on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 8:45a.m. at the 2017 Fall Conference at The Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, NY.

* Please Note: If the registered member cannot attend this meeting, please fill out proxy enclosed in the registration form at the following link: CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORM. Members can also call the NYSAC Office at 518-434-1134 to receive a proxy. The proxy should be completed and returned to the NYSAC Office via fax (518-427-0452) or mail by Friday, September 1, 2017.

REPORT FROM THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE

The following have been nominated as Officers of the New York State Association of Cemeteries for the term September 2017 to September 2018:

President George Baker – Webster Union Cemetery Association, Inc.

Vice-President Philip J. Tassi – The Ferncliff Cemetery Association

Secretary Jeffrey Reed – Mount Calvary Cemetery Group

Treasurer Richard J. Moylan – The Green-Wood Cemetery

The following have been nominated to the Board of Directors of the New York State Association of Cemeteries for a three-year term ending September 2020:

Joseph P. DiTroia - U.S. Columbarium Company/Fresh Pond Crematory

Justin Locke - Pinelawn Memorial Park

Richard Touchette - Catholic Cemeteries of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany

PAYMENT INFORMATION

- Registration must be done before Friday, September 1, 2017 to allow NYSAC to be able to accommodate all attendees.

- Registration will not be refunded unless NYSAC is notified 3 days prior to the conference.

- Please send hotel reservation and hotel payment to The Otesaga Resort Hotel , not to the NYSAC Office. Hotel reservations can be made by clicking here: HOTEL RESERVATIONS ONLINE and entering Group Code 1985156, or by calling the hotel at 800-348-6222 and stating you are with NYSAC.
- Hotel reservation cut-off date is Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

- For further details on the conference please click here to view the registration form: CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORM.

If you have indicated that you will be paying by check. Please read the following information to submit a payment with the registration form.

Please make checks payable ONLY to: New York State Association of Cemeteries. Note: Please do not use acronyms such as NYSAC or NYS Association of Cemeteries.

Mail this form and the check to the following address:

New York State Association of Cemeteries
99 Pine Street, Suite 207
Albany, NY 12207

If you have any questions or concerns in regard to this registration or the conference please call the NYSAC office.

Phone (518) 434-1134
Fax (518) 427-0452
info@nysac.com

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