NJAFM: The New Jersey Association for Floodplain Management (NJAFM) is dedicated to promoting sound floodplain management at all levels of government. NJAFM seeks to accomplish this goal through education, outreach, training and coordination of flood mitigation activities between state and federal governmental agencies, municipal officials, property owners and private sector professionals. NJAFM is the NJ State Chapter of the Association for State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM).
ASFPM: ASFPM was founded in 1977 as the supporting organization of professionals involved in floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, flood preparedness, and flood warning and recovery. ASFPM’s mission is to mitigate the losses, costs and human suffering caused by flooding and to promote wise use of the natural and beneficial functions of floodplains. ASFPM is the premiervoice in floodplain management practice and policy throughout the nation.
CFM PROGRAM: The Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) program was established by ASFPM to improve the knowledge and abilities of floodplain managers in the United States. More information on the CFM program can be found at www.floods.org, then click on “Certification”.
FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT REVIEW: NJAFM is presenting a 2 day review program for floodplain management. This review course will closely follow the following documents: FEMA-480, a study guide and desk reference for local officials, and Flood County USA Flood Insurance Study and maps. The course instructor will be Cleighton Smith, PE, CFM. All registrants will be will be expected to review study materials prior to the course. The course will largely cover the items on the CFM exam, but taking the course does not guarantee that you will pass the CFM exam.
CFM EXAM: The CFM exam will be given at the NJAFM conference on October 20th. To register to take the exam, you need to apply separately to ASFPM. You will need to download the application from
ASFPM CFM Certification
and mail it WITH SEPARATE FEE to ASFPM as soon as possible before the exam date. **Please note there is a separate fee (paid to ASFPM) for taking the exam.** There is a discount for ASFPM members, but unfortunately, not for NJAFM members.
TRAINING LOCATION: One DeKorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst, NJ
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COST: FREE to NJAFM Local Official Members in good standing who are not yet CFMs!!
$25 to NJAFM Members in good standing who are not yet CFMs
$225 to all Non-Members
DATES AND TIME OF REVIEW COURSE:
THURSDAY, September 22, 2016 (8:30 AM to 4:30 PM)
FRIDAY, September 23, 2016 (8:30 AM to 4:30 PM)
DATE AND TIME OF CFM EXAM:
THURSDAY, October 20, 2016 (Afternoon at NJAFM Conference)
**NOTE REGISTRATION FOR EXAM IS SEPARATE FROM REGISTRATION FOR CFM REVIEW COURSE**
COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Cleighton Smith, P.E. CFM
For more information on the CFM Review Course or the ASFPM CFM program, please contact Cleighton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610.834.4080 x829. More information on the CFM program can also be found at www.floods.org