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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
  The NMDHSEM reimbursement forms for travel reimbursement have been updated as of 4/14/17.  Please click on the following links to access the most current forms and instructions.  Contact Desiree Martinez if you have any questions.


    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 in Deming, NM on September 21, 2016:



Travis Atwell, CFM          Sierra County
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  Valencia County
Jeremy Branch, CFM  USACE
Brian Houghtalin, CFM  Chaves County
Alan Klatt, CFM  NMED 
Steven McCroskey, CFM  Eddy County 
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.

  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 Fall 2017 workshop will be held at the Angel Fire Resort September 12 to 15.  Burl Smith, 575-377-1389, 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, is the Conference Director.  Nicole Friedt, 505-670-1540, 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.

    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 


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:    Vinay Achrekar, CFM, GISP, AECOM,


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, AECOM,


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.