NJAFM Webinar - Help and Headaches from Elevation Certificates

  • Friday, July 10, 2020
  • 11:50 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual



Elevation Certificates provide us with information that is widely used in many aspects of protecting lives and properties.  The data that is reported on these forms presents a variety of “sticky points” when individuals completing them do so incorrectly or the data we hope to rely on in completing the forms is in itself confusing or unreliable.  After a quick review of the most common variety of uses for Elevation Certificates, we will see various “sticky points” in Sections A through D that can trip up either the one completing the form or those relying on what is reported on the form. We wrap up with a few words about the future of Elevation Certificates in the evolution of the NFIP.

Duration: 1 hour (1 CEC for CFM Certification;  1 PDH for NJPE)

Speaker:  Wendy Lathrop, PLS, CFM Cadastral Consulting, LLC

Wendy Lathrop is a professional land surveyor licensed in NJ, PA, MD and DE, and holds Certified Floodplain Manager status from the Association of State Flood Plain Managers.  She served five years on the first Technical Mapping Advisory Council to FEMA (1996-2000) and four years on the second (2014-2018). Wendy also was a panel member for the National Research Council's study that resulted in the 2009 publication of “Mapping the Zone: Improving Flood Map Accuracy”. She is owner and president of Cadastral Consulting, LLC.

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