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Arizona Floodplain Management Association
Arizona's Gateway to Floodplain Management Information and Activities
2015 Fall Conference
will be Nov 4-6 in Safford!
2015 Fall Conference
Safford Nov 4-6

 
Substantial Improvement
and Substantial Damage
Workshop
Parker, AZ

 
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ARIZONA CFMs

 

 

 

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Click here for a link to the 2015 AFMA Conference photo booth pictures! 
 
AFMA's MISSION:

 

The purpose and objective of AFMA is to provide a means of local representation on a state-wide basis regarding policies and activities dealing with floodplain management within the State of Arizona. This includes promoting the common interest in flood hazard mitigation, enhancing cooperation between the various related private, local, state and federal agencies, and encouraging and ensuring new and innovative approaches to managing the state's floodplains.

 

Narrows Dam on Centennial Wash

 

PURPOSE

 

Formed in 1982, AFMA is a non-commercial, not for profit organization that provides local representation on a state-wide basis on floodplain management issues within Arizona. AFMA is a state chapter of the Association of State Floodplain Managers, providing members with a conduit to national level training, publications, and policy issues impacting the profession. The Association provides an educational forum for technical and regulatory training and discussion relative to management of Arizona’s floodplains. The Association cooperates with other agencies with similar interests including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) and the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) and the Arizona Division of Emergency Management (ADEM).

 

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

Members represent a wide spectrum of people who desire to keep up-to-date on floodplain management issues. There are two membership classifications: Floodplain Administrator and Associate Membership. Floodplain Administrators are also the voting members of AFMA. Corporate Memberships are also available. A Corporate Membership allows a company or agency to provide AFMA membership to up to ten (10) employees.  AFMA is open to anyone interested in floodplain management, flood mitigation, the rainfall/runoff process, regulatory or legislative issues, or any of the many related bodies of knowledge. All members are encouraged to participate in the meetings, hold positions on committees, and hold office.

 

DUES & FEES

 

Membership dues for one calendar year are $50 for Individual Membership, $200 for Corporate Membership, Retired and Student Memberships are $17.50. General meeting registration fees are charged to defray meeting costs and vary depending upon the meeting location.

 

 

 

 

 

A Camp Creek cabin N of Cave Creek

 

 Courthouse Rd. in Harquahala Valley

 

 

 


 

 

AFMA Wishes to Thank the Following Donors for their

Generous Contributions to our Scholarship Program in 2015:

 

 

 

Scott Altherr
John Basteen, Jr.
Florin Braileanu
Scott Buchanan
Sherrick Campbell
Cynthia DePonti
Harshal Desai
Monica Farrell
Mark Fountain
HDR Engineering
Christopher Langham
Rob Lyons
Laurie Marin
Laurie Miller
Ash Patel
Alisa Sauvageot
Lynn Thomas
Greg Toth
Maureen Towne
Brian Wahlin
David Whittaker
Wood, Patel & Associates, Inc.
  
And special thank you to all of you who donated at the Spring Conference! 
 
Click here to donate to our
2015 Scholarship Fund!

 

 

 

Hassayampa River at Wickenburg

 

 ACTIVITIES

 

General meetings are held twice per year, usually in May and November. Meeting locations rotate around the state between the Northern, Central and Southern regions in order to obtain understanding of local floodplain issues.  The first day is reserved for informative programs and training, and includes a variety of guest speakers. Committee meetings and reports and sometimes a field trip of local interest are held on the second day. A newsletter is published twice per year, prior to scheduled general meetings.