FEMA Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

FEMA Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

Course Code:  L-273

Course Description:  This course is designed to provide an organized training opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinance.  The course will focus on the NFIP and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.  


Why take this course:  This course is offered a few times a year at FEMA's Emergency Management Institute (EMI) in Emmitsburg, MD.  Through assistance from FEMA Region III, MDE and the DNR's Chesapeake & Coastal Service, this course is being offered on the Eastern Shore to provide local jurisdictions with the training needed to maintain a strong floodplain mangement program in their community.  This courese is excellent preparation for the Certified Floodplain Manager Exam.  


Jon Janowicz, Chief, Risk Analysis Branch, FEMA Region III

Molly Kaput, Mitigation Planning Specialist, FEMA Region III

Katie Lipiecki, Senior Mitigation Planning Specialist, FEMA Region III

Rich Sobota, Insurance Specialist, FEMA Region III

Kevin Wagner, Natural Resources Planner, MDE

Target Audience: Local government officials responsible for administering local floodplain mangement ordinances (ex. planners, code enforcement officers, building officials, etc) are encouraged to attend.  The course is designed for those with limited floodplain mangement experience.  

Location:  Chesapeake Community College, Wye Mills, MD

Date:  July 14-17, 2014  8:30am-5:00pm. This is a 4 Day course! Registration is for all 4 days.  

July 18, 2014 Optional CFM Exam.  For specific instructions for the CFM exam CLICK HERE

COST:  No charge but Registration is required.  All materials and two lunches will be provided. Space is limited to 30 participants 

Participant Responsibility:  Travel & 2 lunches 

For more information about the course

Questions: Contact Kevin Wagner by phone 301 689 1495 or email kevin.wagner@maryland.gov