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Schenectady, NY 12301

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Part-Time Project Coordinator 2022
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NYSFSMA is Seeking a part time coordinator!

The New York State Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association is seeking a part time project coordinator to assist the Association and its volunteer Board of Directors with various outreach, education and organizational activities. Details may be found at

Part-Time Project Coordinator - 2022



Welcome to the New York State Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association




Founded in 2000, NYSFSMA brings together New York State professionals to foster awareness, information exchange and cooperation in the floodplain and stormwater management fields.

We are a state chapter of ASFPM - View Link

2020 NYSFsMA Members by Industry


2020 NYSFsMA Members by Industry Graph
  • Private Industry
    157 Members
  • Federal Government
    3 Members
  • Watershed or County Agencies
    65 Members
  • Non Profit and Academia
    11 Members
  • NYS Communities and Tribes
    219 Members
  • State Agency
    32 Members
  • Other
    1 Member
as of January 2020

2020 nysfsma members by region

(We Follow NYS DEC REGIONS)





NYS DEC REGIONS 1- 9 graph
NYS DEC REGIONS Breakdown of members in a chart

  • Region 1: (Long Island)Nassau and Suffolk counties
  • Region 2: (New York City)Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island
  • Region 3: (Lower Hudson Valley)Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester counties
  • Region 4: (Capital Region/Northern Catskills)Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Schenectady, and Schoharie counties
  • Region 5: (Eastern Adirondacks/Lake Champlain)Franklin, Clinton, Hamilton, Essex, Warren, Fulton, Saratoga, and Washington counties
  • Region 6: (Western Adirondacks/Eastern Lake Ontario)Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, and St. Lawrence counties
  • Region 7: (Central New York)Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Tioga, and Tompkins counties
  • Region 8: (Western Finger Lakes)Chemung, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, and Yates counties
  • Region 9: (Western New York)Allegany, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Erie, Niagara, and Wyoming counties






Board Members




Ricardo Lopez-Torrijos headshot

Chair

Ricardo Lopez-Torrijos
518.424.9718
chair@nyfloods.org 
 

Region 4 Director

Brad Wenskoski, CFM
518-402-8280
reg4director@nyfloods.org


Colleen Flynn headshot

Vice Chair

Colleen Flynn, CFM
518.295.2276
vicechair@nyfloods.org

Paul Guillet, CFM Headshot

Region 5 Director

Paul Guillet, CFM
518.683.6403
reg5director@nyfloods.org


Headshot of Russell Houck

Secretary

Russell Houck, PE, CFM
315.448.8059
secretary@nyfloods.org
Headshot of Shaun Gannon

Region 6 Director

Shaun Gannon
315.956.6957
reg6director@nyfloods.org


Headshot of Bill Nechamen, CFM

Treasurer

Bill Nechamen, CFM
518.707.6515
treasurer@nyfloods.org
Headshot of Charles Woidt

Region 7 Director

Charles F Woidt, Jr., P.E., CFM
607.798.8081 ext 323
reg7director@nyfloods.org


Headshot of Brian Zitani

Region 1 Director

Brian Zitani, CFM
631.422.7640
reg1director@nyfloods.org

John Caterino

Region 8 Director

John T. Caterino, CFM
585-723-2432
reg8director@nyfloods.org


Headshot of Curtis Smith, CFM

Region 2 Director

Curtis Smith, CFM
646.490.3929
reg2director@nyfloods.org
NYFloods_About_RosaleenNogle

Region 9 Director

Rosaleen Nogle, PE, BCEE, CFM
reg9director@nyfloods.org


Headshot of Brent Gotsh

Region 3 Director

Brent W Gotsch, CFM
845.688.3047
reg3director@floods.org
 
 


Committees & Chairs



Community Rating System (CRS) Committee

Janet Thigpen, CFM and John Gauthier, PE, CFM (Co-Chairs)Committee Objectives: Help communities improve CRS ratings; encourage new communities to participate in CRS.

Conference Committee

William Nechamen, CFM and Ricardo Lopez-Torrijos, CFM (Co-Chairs) Committee Objectives: Plan & develop necessary budget for annual conference; Plan & develop necessary budget for technical seminars; Arrange hotel space, meeting rooms, entertainment, speakers, exhibit areas, and conference materials; Coordinate with Executive Director and Finance Committee for budget and implementation; Review proposed conference contracts prior to signature by Executive Director, President or Vice President.

Newsletter Committee

Shaun Gannon (Chair) Committee Objectives: Develop a quarterly newsletter to be sent to members; Organize & prepare articles for printing or electronic distribution; Obtain necessary photos, clipart, and ideas for content; Coordinate with the Regional Directors to obtain articles.

Outreach & Education Committee

Jennifer Marcy, CFM and Stevie Adams, CFM (Co-Chairs) Committee Objectives: Provide opportunities for members to raise awareness about flood risk and mitigation of flood risk; Develop and coordinate a consistent and comprehensive training curriculum; Develop a training delivery system for members; Develop outreach via multimedia communication systems for our members and other organizations; Develop and implement an effective risk communication plan.

Public Policy Committee

Janet Thigpen, CFM and Bill Nechamen, CFM (Co-Chairs) Committee Objectives: Track legislation; Track activities affecting State and Federal policy; Report issues to Board for decisions on how to participate; Provide representative input to State and Federal Officials.

Website Committee

Colleen Flynn, CFM (Chair) Committee Objectives: Plan and develop annual budget for website services; Coordinate all activities related to website; Review and approve invoices for Treasurer to pay; Coordinate technical issues with website. 

Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation




The NYSFSMA Bylaws are available to members by clicking the link below.

OFFICIAL BYLAWS

 


Association DocumentS



Meeting Minutes


Budget 2021 - 
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November 18, 2020 - View PDF
November 12, 2020 - 
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October 15, 2020 - 
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September 17, 2020 - 
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August 20, 2020 - 
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July 16, 2020 - 
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June 18, 2020 - 
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May 14, 2020 - 
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April 9, 2020 - 
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March 13, 2020 - 
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March 12, 2020 - 
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February 13, 2020 - 
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January 9, 2020 - 
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November
 7, 2019 - View PDF