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 of 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 premier voice 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 Program”.
CFM REVIEW: NJAFM is presenting a 2 day review program to prepare for taking the CFM exam. 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 expected to review study materials prior to the course.
DATES AND TIME OF REVIEW COURSE:
WEDNESDAY, SEPT 12, 2012 (9:00AM TO 4:00PM) AND
THURSDAY, SEPT 13, 2012 (9:00AM TO 4:00PM)
LOCATION OF REVIEW COURSE: Atlantic County Office of Emergency Management, Anthony Canale Training Center, 5033 English Creek Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ. The following link will provide directions to the training center...Tony Canale Training Center.
COST OF REVIEW COURSE:
FREE to NJAFM Members in good standing who are not yet CFMs!!
$225 to all Non-Members
CFM EXAM: The CFM Exam will be given at a later date following the CFM Review Course (see date, time, and location below). For additional information on this CFM Exam, click here.
DATE AND TIME OF CFM EXAM:
WEDNESDAY, OCT 3, 2012 (2:00PM TO 5:00PM)**This is the second day of the 2012 NJAFM Annual Conference**
**REGISTRATION FOR EXAM IS SEPARATE FROM REGISTRATION FOR REVIEW COURSE AND REGISTRATION FOR THE NJAFM ANNUAL CONFERENCE**
LOCATION OF EXAM: The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, NJ
COST OF THE EXAM: In order to take the exam, you need to apply through ASFPM. You need to download the application from http://www.floods.org/index.asp?menuid=405&firstlevelmenuid=180&siteid=1 and mail it WITH SEPARATE FEE to ASFPM at least two weeks before the exam date.
**There is a discount for ASFPM members, but unfortunately, not for NJAFM members**
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 (856) 780-3658. More information on the CFM program can also be found at www.floods.org.