NAFSMA Agency to Agency Flood Risk Mentoring Session

Event Date: 
April 23, 2015 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Improving Your Community’s Flood Risk Resiliency

Cooperating Agencies and Associations Include: California State Association of Counties (CSAC); Floodplain Management Association, County of San Bernardino; County of San Diego Flood Control District; County of Santa Barbara Public Works Department; Los Angeles County Public Works Department; Orange County Department of Public Works; Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, and the Ventura County Watershed Protection District

This one-day workshop will begin at 8 a.m. and adjourn at 4 p.m. with a reception to follow.  Continuing education credits will be provided.

Topics to be included in the April 23, 2015 program in Orange County, CA, include the following:

Federal Perspectives on Flood Risk Management – FEMA Representatives (Headquarters and Region)

  • NFIP Affordability Study
  • Community/Group Insurance
  • NFIP Reform Implementation
  • Risk MAP Update
  • Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and New Executive Order
  • Update on the Levee Analysis Mapping Program
  • Drought Issues

USACE District Update

State Flood Risk Management Initiatives

How Silver Jackets Can Assist Your Community

How to Include Sea Level Rise Into Your Community’s Long Range Planning

How to Develop a Successful Local Flood risk Management Project

The Importance of Effective Communication and Outreach

Utilizing the Community Rating System to Lower Your Flood insurance Rates

Registration for this one-day workshop will be $145. Travel stipends to be assist with travel costs are available (one per public agency) for those agencies who need travel assistance. Please mark on your registration form if you need a travel stipend.  A limited number of hotel rooms are available under the NAFSMA block. Valet parking is available at the cost of $10 for the day.