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New Mexico Floodplain Managers Association
PO Box 3924 - Roswell, NM 88202- 575-937-1691
  The Fall 2017 NMFMA workshop will be in Angel Fire September 12 through 15.  Click HERE to access the registration page.  We still have a few available spots on our agenda, so if you would like to make a presentation, please contact Loretta Hatch at 505-869-2358, pzadmin@bosquefarmsnm.gov or Burl Smith at 575-377-1389, bsmith@angelfirenm.gov .

  The Dona Ana County Flood Commission has posted a job position for Director.  The job closes on August 28th.  See more information on the Employment Opportunities page.

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

505-476-9676 office

505-231-8517 cell

505-476-9695 fax

wendy.blackwell@state.nm.us

 


    New CFMs

 

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.
  
 
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 NMDHSEM - HAZARD MITIGATION FUNDING INFORMATION
 


  NMFMA WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES
 
 The Fall 2017 workshop will be held at the Angel Fire Resort September 12 to 15.  Burl Smith, 575-377-1389,  bsmith@angelfirenm.gov is the Conference Director.  The registration page for the workshop is now active. (top of Home page)
 
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.  Nicole Friedt, 505-670-1540, nicole.friedt@state.nm.us 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.




    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:    Vinay Achrekar, CFM, GISP, Email:  achrekar@gmail.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, AECOM, jim.deangelo@aecom.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.