NEW FLOOD SAFETY VIDEO FOR NEW MEXICO FROM NWS
NMFMA recognizes CFMs who were recently certified by the NM CFM Program. Congratulations on passing the CFM exam proctored at the FEMA L273 Course given at the Bachechi Open Space Facility in Bernalillo County on May 15, 2015:
|Lisa Hale-BlueEyes, CFM
||City of Farmington
|Christina Estrada, CFM
Town of Estancia
|Nathaniel Feddes, CFM
||Village of Los Lunas
|John Lovato, CFM
||Santa Fe County
|Frances Medina, CFM
|City of Grants
|Amanda Melvin, CFM
|Bonnie Pettee, CFM
|Town of Edgewood
|Burl Smith, CFM
|Village of Angel Fire
|Jess Weston, CFM
| Village of Los Lunas
The Fall 2015 workshop will be held October 6 to 9 in Ruidoso at the Ruidoso Convention Center. Curt Temple, 575-258-5934, firstname.lastname@example.org is the Conference Director. The Theme for the workshop is "Water, Paperwork and Floodplains-Back to the Basics". If you would like to make a presentation at the workshop, please contact Curt.
The conference hotel is The Lodge at Sierra Blanca, which is right across the parking lot from the Convention Center. The number for reservations is 1-888-763-7969. There are limited rooms, so make your reservation early. Another hotel that is honoring special rates for NMFMA is the Hotel Ruidoso. Their number for reservations is 1-866-734-5197. For either hotel, be sure to ask for the NMFMA or Government rate.
The Spring 2016 workshop will be held April 12-15 at the Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder Casino. Joe Barela, 505-204-2265, email@example.com is the Conference Director. Sean O'Melveny, 505-855-7500, firstname.lastname@example.org is the Program Director for the non-technical track, and Eric Nemeth, 505-855-7417, email@example.com is the Program Director for the technical track on Thursday.
. Let Sean or Eric know if you are interested in making a presentation.
The Fall 2016 workshop will be held in Deming September 20-23. Phil Butz, 575-544-6603, firstname.lastname@example.org is the Conference Director. More information will be added as we get closer to the workshop.
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.
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.
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.
Purpose: To plan and produce semi-annual workshops for New Mexico
floodplain managers and others.
Chair: Mike Czosnek, CFM, City of Socorro email@example.com
Purpose: To make GIS more available to NMFMA members
and communities throughout the State.
Chair: Eric Nemeth, CFM, URS Corporation, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.