Steve Samuelson, CFM, has been the National Flood Insurance Program Specialist at Kansas Department of Agriculture/Division of Water Resources since 2007. From 2005 to 2007 Steve worked for Lyon County as the Zoning Administrator and Floodplain Manager. Steve graduated from Emporia State University in 1982, and is a Certified Floodplain Manager and the Region VII Director for the Association of State Floodplain Managers.
Thursday, January 11, 2018, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
This session will provide an overview of many of the main topics related to the National Flood Insurance Program. It is a basic level beginner course in floodplain management. A good background for surveyors who complete elevation certificates and other Federal Emergency Management Agency forms to have. This is a very basic level course for those without much subject knowledge that uses props and toys to demonstrate concepts of floodplain management. Class is based on the Quick Guide booklet that can be found on the website for the Kansas Department of Agriculture/Division of Water Resources. Topics will include flood insurance, anchoring, mobile homes, floodplain mapping, compliance, variances and risk communication.