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New Mexico Floodplain Managers Association
PO Box 3924 - Roswell, NM 88202- 575-937-1691
  The FEMA 273 course will be offered the week of February 5 through 9, 2018 in Albuquerque at the Bernalillo County Emergency Operations Center.  Click HERE to access the registration page.  If you want to take the CFM exam after the course be sure to read all the instructions on the registration page.

   Dona Ana County Flood Commission is advertising for the position of  Engineer Supervisor.  Click HERE to see the Job Description.  Contact Josie Sanchez (josies@donaanacounty.org) or Shawn Spain (shawns@donaanacounty.org) to inquire about the position.

 Call for 2018 Spring Workshop Presenters

NMFMA is currently seeking presenters for technical and non-technical topics related to Stormwater and Floodplain Management for its 2018 Spring Workshop to be held in Santa Fe, NM.

Where: Drury Hotel, Santa Fe, NM

When: Tuesday, April 10 through Friday, April 13, 2018

2018 Workshop Program

NMFMA’s 2018 Spring Workshop and General Membership Meeting will take place April 10-13, 2018 in Santa Fe, NM. The workshop and GMM will be held at the Drury Hotel and will be the venue for: one day of training opportunities; two-half days and one full day of professional development sessions; networking opportunities; and an exhibitor tradeshow. 

The conference brings together engineers, geoscientists, technologists, faculty, government representatives, students and other members of the community. Last year’s professional development sessions included discussions on managing flood risk through projects, new topographic mapping technologies, debris flow effects of wildfire and mitigation measures utilized, updates on FEMA Risk MAP, work being done by neighboring states for post disaster mapping, low impact development and green infrastructure, erosion control and scour analysis design. An anticipated 200 delegates will be in attendance at this year’s workshop.

Professional Development Submissions

Presentations should be 45 minutes in length. Presentations of 30 minutes in length will also be considered. All presentations must include time for questions and answers.  

If you would like to present your topic at the conference, please indicate your interest by submitting your name, contact information, and anticipated presentation topic to Nicole Friedt (nfriedt@amafca.org
or Loretta Hatch (pzadmin@bosquefarmsnm.gov), by February 1, 2018.


  Notice from our new State Floodplain Coordinator, Veronica Chavez... 

CRS for Community Resilience Webinar Series

 

For the complete article go to the Other Agencies tab and click on State of NM

FEMA is seeking Environmental Floodplain Specialists and Historic Preservation Specialists.  Check out the FEMA/NFIP page on the "Other Agencies" tab.

    New CFMs

 

NMFMA recognizes CFMs who were recently certified by the NM CFM Program. Congratulations on passing the CFM exam proctored at the NMFMA FAll Workshop at the Angel Fire Resort in Angel Fire, NM on September 13, 2017:

 

 

Renee Brissette, CFM          City of Albuquerque
Randall Carroll, CFM   

RJC Designs

James Lopez, CFM Wilson & Company




    Fall 2017 Workshop Sponsors

 

NMFMA would like to thank the following sponsors of the Fall 2017 Workshop at the Angel Fire Resort in Angel Fire, NM:

 All of our sponsors assisted with the cost of breaks throughout the workshop, the Wednesday night social, the Thursday business luncheon and the Thursday night soocial.  Thanks to all of our sponsors for your generosity and continuing support of NMFMA.  Click HERE to see the Sponsorship Brochure.
      

               
  
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  NMFMA WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES
 
The Spring 2018 workshop will be held at the Drury Hotel in Santa Fe on April 10-13, 2018.  Michael Garcia, 505-753-7774, MGarcia@rio-arriba.org is the Conference Director.  We are still looking for someone to be the Program Director for both tracks.  Contact Loretta Hatch, 505-869-2358 if you are interested in the Program Director position.  

To see presentations from past conferences, go to the Committees tab and click on the Conference Committee page.  You must be an active member to access these presentations.




    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:    Loretta Hatch, CFM, Village of Bosque Farms, pzadmin@bosquefarmsnm.gov 

 

Our Conference Committee Page contains important information about past, present, and future conferences.

 
  

GIS Committee   

 

Purpose:    To make GIS more available to NMFMA members

                    and communities throughout the State.

Chair:    Anders Berg Email:anders.berg@aecom.com

 

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, jfdeangelo@gmail.com

 

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.