NeFSMA is run by 100% volunteer effort. In order to bring quality education opportunities to our members, we depend on committees to help plan and organize our events and activities. If you're looking for an opportunity to get involved, contact John Callen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professional Development Committee
This committee is responsible for our yearly education events, such as our Annual Conference in July and our Annual Membership Meeting in November. This committee is responsible for arranging the speakers and presentations for each event, as well as coordinating meeting logistics such as meeting locations.
Committee Chairs - Kellan Strauch and Rocky Keehn
Committee Members - Laurie Carrette Zook, Nate Hartman, Paul Woodward, J.B. Dixon, Chuck Chase, Carrie Romero, Aaron Hirsh
Public Outreach Committee
This committee coordinates members to present at public events such as local fairs and festivals to teach people about flooding and stormwater issues.
Committee Chair - Dan Fricke
Committee Members - Tim Zach, Chuck Chase
The Membership Committee oversees membership recruitment and promotional exhibits at appropriate events.
Committee Chair - Aaron Hirsh
Committee Members - Simone Rock, Katie Pekarek
The Communications Committee is responsible for blog and website content, as well as the development of our Annual Newsletter.
Committee Chair - Carrie Romero
Committee Members - Katie Pekarek, Lori Laster, Cody Buckland
The Policy Committee is responsible for coordination with the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) and the National Municipal Stormwater Alliance (NMSA) and for keeping up-to-date on floodplain and stormwater issues in Nebraska and nationally.
Committee Co-Chairs - JB Dixon and Lori Laster
Committee Members - Nate Hartman, Simone Rock