NFIP Insurance/legal 1 Day Workshop

January 8, 2018
8:00AM—5:00PM (Mountain Time)

State Office Building Auditorium (1st Floor)

Utah State Capitol Complex

Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Map to State Office Building

This Workshop will be composed of three elements.

  • Why Utah Needs the NFIP:  Presented by Kathy Holder and Jamie Huff, Utah DEM

  • Understanding the legal Aspects of the NFIP:  Presented by Edward A. Thomas, Esq., President of the Natural Hazard Mitigation Association
  • Understanding the Basics of Flood Insurance:Presented by Bruce Bender, CFM, ASFPM Flood Insurance Committee Co-Chair

Please see the ANNOUNCEMENT for further information and Biographies for the presenters.

To Register, please visit Eventbrite

The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) has been requested to provide credits for Certified Floodplain Managers (CFMs). Insurance Agent credit is also available. The Utah State Bar may also provide CLE credits for this course, on an individual basis to Attorneys who practice in this area of law.

upcoming Events, Activities, and training

2018 Trainings and Events

CFM Exam

February 16, 2018

9:00AM—12:00PM (Mountain Time)

Salt Lake City Public Safety Bldg.
Community Room
475 South 300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Certified FLoodplain Manager (CFM) Exam

The Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) Exam will be offered on Friday, February 16, 2018 from 9am-12pm. NOTE: The E273 course is for enhancement and/or refresher only and not intended to prepare attendees to pass the exam. Exam takers should not expect to pass the CFM Exam without additional study. ASFPM recommends exam takers review the materials on the CFM Exam Preparation page prior to sitting for the exam. Separate registration required to sit for the CFM Exam (see below).


To REGISTER FOR THE CFM EXAM: Please complete the CFM Exam Application materials and submit with fee payable to the Association of State Floodplain Managers, c/o Anita Larson, at ASFPM 575 D’Onofrio Dr. Ste. 200; Madison, WI 53719. Direct CFM Exam related questions to or call 608-828-3000. Exam application and fee must be submitted to ASFPM by Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in order to sit for the CFM exam on February 16, 2018. No walk-ins will be allowed.

273: Managing Development Through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

February 12-15, 2018
8:00AM—5:00PM (Mountain Time)

Salt Lake City Public Safety Bldg.
Community Room
475 South 300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Parking Map (meters/marked parking is strictly enforced, cannot waive tickets)

This is the field deployed version of the FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) MI E273 course. This 4-day course is designed to provide an organized training opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinance. The course will focus on the NFIP and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance. Seating is limited to 35, register early!

Deadline to register is December 15, 2017

Cost: FREE, but registration is required

To Register there are 2 steps

  1. Email registration form (2nd page) to Kathy Holder at; then
  2. VisitEventbrite to register
  3. (optional) CFM Exam Registration instructions are below.