The Institute is supported by notable Council members who are either highly experienced working Civil Funeral Celebrants themselves or who have been invited to represent important related organisations.

Each member of Council brings invaluable experience to the Council who work together towards the Institute's objectives, which aim to support members and continually improve the quality of funeral ceremonies in the UK.

Malcolm Johnson Malcolm Johnson, Patron,
Emeritus Professor of Health and Social Policy, University of Bristol
Anne Barber Anne Barber, President Karen Hopkins Karen Hopkins, Chair and Celebrant
Janice Thomson Janice Thomson, Secretary and Assessor Rosemary Drewery Rosemary Drewery, Celebrant
Ann Adlem Ann Adlem, Celebrant Barbara Pearce Barbara Pearce, Administrator and ex officio