Frequently Asked Questions

How many members make up the executive of the Association?
 

The Board of Directors of the WCCA is made up of one director and one director-at-large from each of the three provinces, along with the past president, president, and vice president. A secretary treasurer is employed for support to the Board of Directors. Each director is appointed for a two year term, and it is required that a member hold the position of a director prior to being elected a vice president.
 
How does membership benefit me?
 
Membership benefits include but are not limited to:

  • An online directory of members and statistics;
  • The valuable source of information that each member brings;
  • An annual convention;
  • A subscription to Network, the Canadian cemetery industry magazine;
  • Valuable exchange of technical, turf, operational and developmental methodology;
  • Monitoring of provincial legislation relating to our industry.

What committees function under the WCCA?

Active committees include:

  • Legislative
  • Finance
  • Membership
  • Ethics
  • Nominating
  • Special committees as they are required.

Who can be a member of these committees?

Active members in good standing may volunteer to sit on a committee.

What are the objectives of the WCCA?

  • To represent the interests of all cemeteries and crematoria in the three Western provinces;
  • To provide a forum for education and for mutual exchange of ideas for association members;
  • To encourage economic use of land;
  • To provide product and source delivery to the public;
  • To interface as required for our members with appropriate levels of government on association issues.