Board of Trustees

There are seven Trustees of the Educational Trust Board, each serving a three-year term. The Executive Director of Selected Independent Funeral Homes serves as the Administrative Trustee. The Board meets quarterly to conduct its business.

Al Asta Selected Trust Board Member

Al Asta

Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, Phoenix, AZ
Term: 2016-2020

M. Carey Bliley

Bliley’s Funeral Homes, Richmond, VA
Term: 2017-2020

Lisa Groff

Lisa Groff

The Groffs Family Funeral & Cremation Services
Lancaster, PA
Term: 2016-2019

Bob Hoaglund Selected Trust Board Member

Bob Hoaglund

Messenger LLC, Auburn, IN
Term: 2015-2018

Scott Pridemore

Hippensteel Funeral Service & Crematory
Lafayette, IN
Term: 2017-2018


Paul C. St. Pierre

Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory-Chapel of the Chimes
Indianapolis, IN
Term: 2016-2019

Paterkiewicz Board Member

Robert J. Paterkiewicz

Administrative Trustee
Deerfield, IL

Bea Pedersen

Bea Pedersen

Director of Development
Deerfield, IL