SANTA ANA, Calif. – Marla J. Noel, president of Fairhaven Memorial Park and Mortuary was elected to the board of directors of the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association during its annual convention and exposition in Tampa, Fla., last month.
Fairhaven Memorial Park is an organization with more than 90 staff members. The Fairhaven Family includes Fairhaven Memorial Park and Mortuary, and Fairhaven Memorial Services and Family Mortuary. Fairhaven serves more than 1,500 families annually. Noel has been with the Fairhaven Family for more than 18 years.
A CPA, Noel holds cemetery manager broker and life insurance licenses. Her MBA is from Chapman University with honors. Her undergraduate degree is from Indiana University. She has served on the board of several organizations, including Rotary, OCARC, Laguna College of Art and Design, WomanSage, the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Ana and the Alzheimer’s Association.
Noel has attended ICCFA University and sends Fairhaven staff every year for training and education. Noel has spoken at an ICCFA Convention. She is a member of the Cemetery and Mortuary Association of California and the California Funeral Directors Association. Noel established the first Mortuary Explorer’s Club in Southern California, and is also a member of Vistage and WPO.
Posted May 6