The objectives of this Association are:
(a) to foster research, conduct workshops and seminars, investigate funeral practices, develop and maintain standards of conduct designed to improve the business condition of its members and to maintain high standards of service for the benefit of the public;
(b) to provide a continuing program of service and to develop and disseminate information beneficial to members and the public at large;
(c) to represent the common professional and business interests of its members before various Federal, state and local legislative, administrative and judicial bodies, subject to the limitations of Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Code;
(d) to engage in any other activities consistent with the enumerated purposes and objectives of this Association; provided that such related activities are not inconsistent with the Code of Laws of the District of Columbia or Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 or the corresponding provisions of any future United States internal Revenue Law.