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New Mexico Floodplain Managers Association
PO Box 3924 - Roswell, NM 88202- 575-937-1691

Hatch, NM
June, 2006

Ruidoso, NM
July, 2008

Ruidoso, NM
July, 2008

Alamogordo, NM  
June, 2006

Alamogordo, NM  
June, 2006

    Spring 2015 Workshop Sponsors


NMFMA would like to thank the following sponsors of the Spring 2015 Workshop in Albuquerque, NM:

   Souder, Miller & Associates again expressed their support for NMFMA by sponsoring the Wednesday night Social at the MCM Elegante hotel.  We all had a great night of networking and visiting with old friends at the social.  All of our sponsors assisted with the cost of breaks throughout the workshop and the Wednesday business luncheon and dinner social.  Thanks to all of our sponsors for your generosity and continuing support of NMFMA.  Click HERE to see the Sponsorship Brochure.

  The FEMA E273 Course is coming to New Mexico again this year.  The course will be held from May 11 to May 14 at the Bachechi Open Space located at 9521 Rio Grande Blvd, NW in Albuquerque.  For the E273 course please park in the Bachechi Open space lot off of Alameda.  If traveling west on Alameda the entrance will be on your left, if you cross the river you have gone too far. Use the Bachechi site map to walk from the open space parking lot, to the Environmental Education Building. It’s not a long walk and is an the surrounding park is an excellent example of how a floodplain can be managed to be a beneficial aspect of your community.


 The CFM exam will be proctored on Friday, May 15, following the course.  The registration page is up on our web site.  Click HERE for the registration page.


For those community floodplain administrators who attended the NMFMA Spring 2015 workshop in Albuquerque and did not submit travel reimbursements to NMDHSEM, the forms are still available.  Click on the appropriate link below:

Travel Reimbursement Form



    New CFMs


NMFMA recognizes CFMs who were recently certified by the NM CFM Program. Congratulations on passing the CFM exam proctored at the NMFMA Spring 2015 Workshop at the MCM Elegante in Albuquerque on April 15, 2015:



Timothy Corner, CFM          Taos County
Warren Hardin, CFM   

Eddy County

Dorson Mahooty, CFM City of Gallup
Rudy Rael, CFM  City of Albuquerque
Thomas Vigil, CFM
Colfax County 




The Fall 2015 workshop will be held on October 6 to 9 in Ruidoso at the Ruidoso Convention Center.  Curt Temple, 575-258-5934, is the Conference Director.

To see Power Point versions of past conference presentations, go to the Committees tab and click on the Conference Committee page.  You must be an active member to access these presentations.

         Register for on-line sessions with FEMA Region 6
 To help our State and Local partners, local Floodplain Administrators, and State Floodplain Management Association members better understand this Act and how it will affect their communities, FEMA Region 6 is offering on-line events using Adobe Connect on February 3 and 10. 
                The Conference Committee survey on conferences
Members attending the Fall workshop in Elephant Butte filled out a survey about upcoming conferences.  The questions and results are listed in the Membership Survey Results.

    NMFMA Committees


    Conference Committee


Purpose:    To plan and produce semi-annual workshops for New Mexico

                    floodplain managers and others.

Chair:    Mike Czosnek, CFM, City of Socorro 


    GIS Committee   


Purpose:    To make GIS more available to NMFMA members

                    and communities throughout the State.

Chair:    Eric Nemeth, CFM, URS Corporation,


Our GIS Committee Page contains interesting tidbits from the worlds of GIS and is updated regularly.


   Training and Education Committee


Purpose:  To develop training and education opportunities for floodplain managers and others.
Chair:    Jim DeAngelo, CFM, URS Corporation,


NMFMA is interested in developing more training opportunities for its members.  If you have ideas about training classes that can be given at our conferences/ workshops or as separate training events, please contact us.