We have received news that The Council of The Cremation Society are delighted at the appointment of two new Council members, ebbie Kerslake and Rick Powell

Both Debbie and Rick will bring with them a wealth of knowledge from their respective fields, in which they are both well-respected. Miriam Deacon, Chief Executive of the Cremation Society, said: ‘I am delighted that Debbie and Rick have accepted the offer to become Trustees of the Cremation Society. Their contribution to the Society will certainly complement the skills we already have in place. They are both highly regarded in the sector, having worked serving the bereaved for many years.’

Debbie Kerslake and Rick PowellDebbie Kerslake and Rick Powell

Debbie Kerslake ‘Through its broad ranging role – hosting events, collating and disseminating information, liaising nationally and internationally and publishing Pharos International, the Cremation Society plays a key role.Having always respected its work, I feel privileged and excited and am looking forward to serving as a Trustee/Council member for the Society.’

Rick Powell ‘I am delighted to be joining the Society’s Council and look forward to contributing to the work carried out by the very diverse group. I hope that my 40 years of involvement with bereavement services in various roles, will assist the Council with its future development plans.’

You can read more information about Debbie and Rick on the Cremation Society's website