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. An administrator 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 member information;
  • The valuable source of information that each member brings;
  • An annual conference and trade show;
  • 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 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.