NFIP Specialist, Cheyenne Sun Eagle, joined the floodplain team at the Division of Water Resources in May of 2020. She received her Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) credential in April 2021. Prior to joining DWR, she completed a B.S. in Environmental Science at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas, followed by an M.A. in Geography at the University of Kansas in December 2019.
Thursday, January 12, 2023, 8:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Elevation certificates are National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) forms used to verify compliance with regulations, rate insurance and support requests for letters of map change. This session will provide background on the NFIP and why these forms exist. We will go through the forms line by line and discuss how to fill them out. There will be special attention paid to building diagrams. Class will conclude with a brief description of how to use an elevation certificate to request a Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA).