TRAINING & EVENT UPDATE
Alabama Association of Floodplain Managers Upcoming Events:
Alabama Office of Water Resources NFIP Office Upcoming Events in 2019:
Elevation Certificate Basics Workshop
- Mobile, AL -- June 26, 2019 | Register at: Mobile Workshop
Detailed training on completing a FEMA Elevation Certificate (EC) accurately and in its entirety, allowing full compliance with any program that requires submission of an EC. A review of all EC section and guidance will be provided on implementation and use. Discussion will cover EC requirements for surveying, foundation flood openings, certification, and the requirements for an EC under a variety of programs including the Community Rating System (CRS).
Training will identify the portions of the EC instructions that should not be used in order to achieve full compliance with all programs and include common errors and omissions. A detailed review of the various EC building diagrams along with real-world examples. Learn how to avoid errors that commonly affect floodplain management programs including mandatory CRS EC prerequisite.
Professional Land Surveyors, Certified Floodplain Managers (CFM), community officials with floodplain management experience that review construction permits.
Past AAFM Events:
2018 AAFM Fall Conference
The 2018 Alabama Association of Floodplain Managers Fall Conference was held on October 22 - 24, 2018 in Orange Beach, AL at the Springhill Suites at the Wharf. The 11th annual fall conference was the second year it was held in Orange Beach. The conference was attended by over 120 participants representing 32 local governments, several state and federal government agencies, private industry companies, and academia. Members will be able to access copies of the technical presentations from the conference on the AAFM website.
A special thanks to our sponsoring firms for the generous support, not only in sponsoring our breaks, Monday evening event, and the Dolphin Cruise, but for supporting the organization through their attendance and participation in the conference proceedings. Sponsors for this year’s conference were: Gold Level - Wood, Michael Baker International, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Sea Grant of Alabama & Mississippi, Alabama Association of Resource Conservation & Development Councils | Silver Level - Schoel Consulting Engineers, SmartVent, Dewberry | Local Level - Alta Spring, Gulf of Mexico Alliance, Barge Design Solutions, S&ME, TTL.