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Board, Staff & Committees

An Important Message from the NC Board of Funeral Service . . . .
The NC Board of Funeral Service is undergoing a major renovation beginning April 8th through April 12th, 2024. The Board offices at 1033 Wade Avenue, Suite 108, will be closed during this time to visitors. Our email and telephone services will be significantly limited during this week of renovation. We regret any inconvenience to you, but please leave a voice mail or send us an email and we will recover these as soon as possible after we return to the office.

Thank you for your patience and understanding!

Board Members and Staff

Our staff can be reached @ 919-733-9380.

2024 Board Officers

President Mr. Thomas T. Hilderbrand (2026)
Vice President Mr. Richard D. Hincher (2025)
Secretary Ms. Le’Shekia Coleman (2024)

2024 Board Members

Dr. Kimberly Kelsey (2025) Dr. Steven L. Lyons (2025)
Mr. Roger D. Barnes (2026) Mr. Michael C. Allen (2026)
Mr. Robert D. Nunnaley (2026) Mr. Gary L. Overcash (2026)

Terms expire on December 31 of the year indicated by parenthesis. Mr. Allen and Mr. Barnes are Public Members.

Board Staff    


Executive Director Stephen E. Davis sdavis@ncbfs.org
Assistant Director Amy D. Acord aacord@ncbfs.org
Compliance Officer Brett Lisenbee blisenbee@ncbfs.org
General Counsel Catherine Lee clee@ncbfs.org
Administrative Officer Karen Loveland kloveland@ncbfs.org
Continuing Educ Program Asst Glenda Ryan gryan@ncbfs.org
Traineeship Program Glenda Ryan gryan@ncbfs.org
Receptionist/Admin Asst Vacant  

At-Need Services/Licensure

Individual Licensure Amy D. Acord aacord@ncbfs.org
Business Licensure Brett Lisenbee blisenbee@ncbfs.org
Removal & Transportation Permits Stephen E. Davis sdavis@ncbfs.org

Preneed Services and Mutual Burial Associations

Preneed Program Manager Paul L. Richardson prichardson@ncbfs.org
Funeral Program Specialist Rebecca Williams rwilliams@ncbfs.org
Funeral Program Assistant Vacant  

Compliance & Inspections

Brett Lisenbee       blisenbee@ncbfs.org
Debbie L. Hamm dhamm@ncbfs.org
Christopher Stoessner cstoessner@ncbfs.org
Karen Davis-Brunson kdavis@ncbfs.org
William "Billy" Babb wbabb@ncbfs.org

Click here for Compliance Inspector on-call schedule

Web & Network Services

Telecommunications & Networks Digital Information Systems, Inc.

NCBFS Programs & Services E-Mail Addresses

Compliance Opinions complianceopinion@ncbfs.org
License and Permit Renewals renewals@ncbfs.org
Resident Traineeship trainee@ncbfs.org
Consumer Complaints complaints@ncbfs.org
Establishment Permit Applications permitapplications@ncbfs.org
Individual Licensure Applications applications@ncbfs.org