What is NYSAC?

The New York State Association of Cemeteries is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the furtherance of effective cemetery management and operation for better community service. It consists of approximately 550 cemeteries and crematory members throughout New York, and approximately 65 supplier members throughout the United States and Internationally – all working together to provide professional services to the communities they serve.

NYSAC proposes and sponsors legislation beneficial to New York State consumers and cemeteries.

The goals of NYSAC are to promote the advancement of practical knowledge in the operation and maintenance of cemeteries, to create and maintain high ethical standards in the conduct of cemetery administration, and to secure the advantages to be obtained by mutual cooperation.

NYSAC Board of Directors


George Baker
Webster Union Cemetery Association, Inc.
649 Holt Road
Webster, New York 14580

Philip Tassi
The Ferncliff Cemetery Association
280 Secor Road
PO Box 217
Hartsdale, New York 10530

Jeffrey Reed
Mount Calvary Cemetery Group
800 Pine Ridge Heritage Boulevard
Buffalo, New York 14225

Richard Moylan
The Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11232

Past President
Ray Planell
Kensico Cemetery
PO Box 7, 273 Lakeview Avenue
Valhalla, New York 10595

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Michael Austin (Class of 2019)
Elmlawn Cemetery
3639 Delaware Avenue
Kenmore, New York 14217

Domenick Castiello (Class of 2019)
Mount Hope Cemetery Association
PO BOX 248, 50 Jackson Avenue
Hasting-on-Hudson, New York 10706

Joseph P. Di Troia (Class of 2017)
U.S. Columbarium Company / Fresh Pond Crematory
61-40 Mount Olivet Cresent
Middle Village, New York 11379

 Joseph Dispenza (Class of 2019)
The Forest Lawn Group
1411 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14209

William Lane (Class of 2018)
Greenwood Union Cemetery
215 North Street
Rye, New York 10580

Justin Locke (Class of 2017)
Pinelawn Memorial Park
PO Box 420
Farmingdale, New York 11735

Nathan Romagnola (Class of 2018)
White Haven Memorial Parks, Inc.
210 Marsh Road
Pittsford, New York 14534

Mitch Rose (Class of 2018)
The Woodlawn Cemetery
Webster Avenue & East 233 Street
Bronx, New York 10470

Richard Touchette (Class of 2017)
Catholic Cemeteries of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany
48 Cemetery Avenue
Menands, New York 12204

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Calum d’Oelsnitz
New York State Association of Cemeteries
111 Washington Avenue, Suite 501
Albany, New York  12210

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