FEMA is seeking Environmental Floodplain Specialists and Historic Preservation Specialists. Check out the FEMA/NFIP page on the "Other Agencies" tab.
From Wendy Blackwell, CFM, State Hazard Mitigation Officer: Recent changes here at the DHSEM Mitigation Program
Hello NMFMA Members - The State Floodplain Coordinator position was posted on the State Personnel website June 12th. You can access the posting at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/newmexico , click on "Filter", and then “Agency”. Then select “Homeland Security and Emergency Management”. The job title is State Floodplain Coordinator and the position number is #23126.
Wendy Blackwell, CFM
State Hazard Mitigation Officer
NMDHSEM, Preparedness Bureau
P.O. Box 27111, Santa Fe, NM 87502
NMFMA recognizes CFMs who were recently certified by the NM CFM Program. Congratulations on passing the CFM exam proctored at the NMFMA Spring Workshop at the Isleta Resort and Casino in Albuquerque, NM on April 12, 2017:
|Tyler Ashton, CFM
||Wilson & Company
|Dana Peterson, CFM
City of Albuquerque
|James Hughes, CFM
||City of Albuquerque
Spring 2017 Workshop Sponsors
NMFMA would like to thank the following sponsors of the Spring 2017 Workshop at the Isleta Resort and Casino in Albuquerque, NM:
Thank you Souder Miller for again sponsoring the bulk of our Wednesday night social. And thank you Wilson & Company for supplying the keg for the Thursday night social. This was a first for us. 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 dinner. Thanks to all of our sponsors for your generosity and continuing support of NMFMA. Click HERE to see the Sponsorship Brochure.
The Fall 2017 workshop will be held at the Angel Fire Resort September 12 to 15. Burl Smith, 575-377-1389, firstname.lastname@example.org is the Conference Director. We are still looking for someone to be the Program Director for this workshop.
The Spring 2018 workshop will be held in Santa Fe. Michael Garcia, 505-753-7774, MGarcia@rio-arriba.org is the Conference Director. Nicole Friedt, 505-670-1540, email@example.com is the Program Director for the technical track. We are still looking for someone to be the Program Director for the non-technical track. Contact Loretta Hatch, 505-869-2358 if you are interested in the Program Director position. Also, contact Nicole Friedt if you would like to make a presentation at the workshop.
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.
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: Loretta Hatch, CFM, Village of Bosque Farms, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Conference Committee Page contains important information about past, present, and future conferences.
Purpose: To make GIS more available to NMFMA members
and communities throughout the State.
Chair: Vinay Achrekar, CFM, GISP, Email: email@example.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.
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.