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What GAFM help's protect

The formation of GAFM is the result of the concerted efforts of numerous individuals and organizations sharing a common desire to forward the cause of sound floodplain management. Membership in GAFM is open to all professionals, public and private entities, students and citizens interested in or involved in floodplain, watershed, stormwater, wetlands and hazard mitigation management and/or related disciplines within the State of Georgia.

GAFM News!!!

Announcements-

ASFPM 2015 Atlanta - Conference Presentation and Conference Evaluation

The North Carolina Association of Floodplain Managers (NCAFPM) will host their 10thAnnual Fall Floodplain Institute Conference October 21-23 at Harrahs in Cherokee, North Carolina.  They have issued their Call for Abstracts:  http://www.ncafpm.org/FFI.html.

 

2015 GAFM Elections –

Congratulations to the 2015 elected board members!

 BOARD POSITIONS:

 EXECUTIVE BOARD

 REGIONAL REPS

 AT-LARGE REPS

 CHAIR - Jill Bazinet

 CENTRAL - Becky Cox

 REP 1 - Garrett Skinner

 VICE CHAIR - Michael Blakely

 METRO - Ligia Negru

 REP 2 - Kathy Macias

 TREASURER - Traci Brown

 NORTH - Kelia Kimbell

 REP 3 - Chris Budd

 SECRETARY - Shannon Brewer

 COASTAL - Tom McDonald

 
   EAST - Shari Medrick

 SOUTHWEST - Farhad Alifarhani

 

WEBSITE AND INFORMATIONAL LINKS-

Biggert-Waters 2012 - What Everyone Needs to Know - Check out this FEMA powerpoint presentation about and learn how it affects us all.

Listen to a Wall Street Journal article on Flood Insurance Rates Rising in Coastal Communities.

Watch the "Mitigation Policy Issues in New Jersey - Following Hurricane Sandy" presentation given by the GAFM NAI Committee and presented by Mr. John A. Miller given on August 8, 2013

Watch the new B/W 2012 video from H20 Partners!!!!!

New information from FEMA on the Biggert-Waters Act of 2012, view the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 fact sheet and the FEMA NFIP Changes PowerPoint Presentation for more information.



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