NMFMA recognizes CFMs who were recently certified by the NM CFM Program. Congratulations on passing the CFM exam proctored at the NMFMA Fall Workshop in Deming, NM on September 21, 2016:
|Travis Atwell, CFM
|Crystal Ball, CFM
City of Lovington
|Rocio Dominguez, CFM
||City of Las Cruces
Also, congratulations to those who passed the exam proctored at the FEMA 273 course given at the USACE offices in Albuquerque on October 28, 2016:
|Brenda Alberts, CFM
|Jeremy Branch, CFM
|Brian Houghtalin, CFM
|Alan Klatt, CFM
|Steven McCroskey, CFM
|Donna Rutherford, CFM
||City of Portales
|Sandra Weippert, CFM
||Village of Cuba
Fall 2016 Workshop Sponsors
NMFMA would like to thank the following sponsors of the Fall 2016 Workshop in Deming, 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 dinner. Thanks to all of our sponsors for your generosity and continuing support of NMFMA. Click HERE to see the Sponsorship Brochure.
NMFMA 2017 FLOODSMART CALENDAR CONTEST
Here’s your chance to show off your talent, win cash and help
New Mexican’s with Flood Awareness and Disaster Preparedness
by creating a "Turn Around Don't Drawn" (TADD) poster.
Draw your poster showing why everyone should avoid crossing
where water is flowing and send it to :
Michele Truby-Tillen, CFM
209 S Oliver – Aztec, NM 87410
Entries must be in no later than NOVEMBER 16, 2016
For more information: http://www.nmfma.org/
Open to all New Mexico 3th through 6th grade students, public, private,
parochial and home school. Cash prizes awarded to the class of entry
chosen for 1st place and cash prizes awarded to the 1st– 3rd place entries.
- Use only 8.5 x 11 inch, white paper or poster board. Other sizes will
not be judged.
- Must be student’s original artwork. No syndicated or copyrighted
characters will be accepted. No computer aided or copy machine entries
will be accepted.
- Reproducibility of the artwork will be a factor in the judge’s decisions, so
use contrasting and bright colors.
- All entries become the property of the New Mexico Floodplain Managers
Association (NMFMA). The right to modify any poster for reproduction is
- Attach entrant information on the back of artwork; upper right hand corner:
* Student Name * School Name
* Grade * Teacher
* School Address * School Phone Number
From Wendy Blackwell, CFM, State Hazard Mitigation Officer: Recent changes here at the DHSEM Mitigation Program
Check the info posted on 6-22-16 on the State of NM page under the blue "Other Agencies" tab.
The Spring 2017 workshop will be held at the Isleta Hotel and Casino in Albuquerque, April 18-21. Loretta Hatch, 505-869-2358, firstname.lastname@example.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. More information will be added as we get closer to the workshop. Contact Mike Czosnek, 575-835-0240 if you are interested in the Program Director position. Also, contact Nicole Friedt if you would like to make a presentation at the workshop.
The Fall 2017 workshop will be held at the Angel Fire Resort. 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 Mike Czosnek, 575-835-0240 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: Mike Czosnek, CFM, City of Socorro 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, AECOM, 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.