Certified Floodplain Manager Program CFM CFM Program History

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Certified Floodplain Manager Program (CFM®)

Certified Floodplain Manager Program (CFM®)

CFM® Program History • National Program Since 1999 • National Program Managed by ASFPM

CFM® Program History • National Program Since 1999 • National Program Managed by ASFPM Executive Office • CFM® is a Registered Trademark of ASFPM

ASFPM’s Role • Administration of CFM® Program • Set minimum standards • Training –

ASFPM’s Role • Administration of CFM® Program • Set minimum standards • Training – conferences, webinars and online • Accredit/audit chapter programs 3

Why Become a CFM? • • • Professional credibility Confidence in professional knowledge Professional/public

Why Become a CFM? • • • Professional credibility Confidence in professional knowledge Professional/public recognition Job advancement potential Opportunity for continued education Personal satisfaction 4

CFMs Make a Difference! 1. CFMs reduce community liability 2. CFMs promote safer development

CFMs Make a Difference! 1. CFMs reduce community liability 2. CFMs promote safer development 3. CFMs know how to reduce flood insurance premiums 4. CFMs know how to reduce property damage 5. CFMs help improve water quality 6. CFMs advise wise land-use 7. CFMs are trusted local advisors 8. CFMs abide by a Code of Ethics 5

CFM® Facts • Nationally standardized exam • Pass rate of 75 percent • Approaching

CFM® Facts • Nationally standardized exam • Pass rate of 75 percent • Approaching 10, 000 CFMs 6

Become a CFM ® - Easy as 1 -2 -3 1. Prepare for exam

Become a CFM ® - Easy as 1 -2 -3 1. Prepare for exam through work experience and study (prep guide posted on ASFPM website) 2. Identify exam date/location at www. floods. org and submit a completed application and fee to ASFPM 3. Pass exam, which is: • Closed book of 120 multiple choice questions • 3 hours allowed to complete exam • Score of 70 percent or better to pass 7

CFM® Exam Content • • 5 -10% Overall Context of Floodplain Management 20 -25%

CFM® Exam Content • • 5 -10% Overall Context of Floodplain Management 20 -25% Floodplain Mapping 20 -25% NFIP Regulatory Standards 15 -20% Regulatory Administrative Procedures 10 -15% Flood Insurance 10 -15% Flood Hazard Mitigation 10 -15% Natural and Beneficial Functions 8

Maintain your CFM® Certifications are awarded by the ASFPM for a two-year period. CFMs

Maintain your CFM® Certifications are awarded by the ASFPM for a two-year period. CFMs must submit the following items to ASFPM every two years: • Renewal Application (mailed to current CFMs) • Continuing Education Credit (CEC) documentation • Renewal Fee 9

Need Training? 10

Need Training? 10

Check Twitter for training Get “social” by following @Flood. Training on Twitter 11

Check Twitter for training Get “social” by following @Flood. Training on Twitter 11

Contact Us ASFPM 575 D’Onofrio Dr. Ste. 200 Madison, WI 53719 (608) 828 -3000

Contact Us ASFPM 575 D’Onofrio Dr. Ste. 200 Madison, WI 53719 (608) 828 -3000 [email protected] org www. floods. org 12