Wednesday, December 4, 2019

SENLSA 2019 Winter Seminar



December 14, 2019
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Lincoln Firefighters Reception Hall
241 Victory Lane

Lincoln, NE

Floodplain Management
Flood Mitigation

Chuck Chase, CFM
Floodplain Outreach Coordinator
Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

Bryan Christopherson, CFM
Flood Mitigation Specialist/CFM

8:00 - Registration
8:25 - President’s Welcome
8:30-9:25 - Session Begins
9:25-9:35 - Break - Refreshments
9:35-10:25 - Session Continues
10:25-10:35 - Break - Refreshments
10:35-11:25 - Session Continues
11:25-11:35 - Break - Refreshments
11:35 -12:30 - Session Continues
12:30-12:45 - Business Meeting

1. Minutes
2. Treasurer’s Report
3. Old Business 
4. New Business
5. Adjourn


Chuck Chase, CFM
Floodplain Outreach Coordinator Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

Chuck Chase is the Floodplain Outreach Coordinator  for the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources and a Certified Floodplain Manager. Chuck presents training and outreach programs helping local communities implement the National Flood Insurance Program. Chuck is a retired Coast Guard Chief and formerly an Exercise Training Officer for the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency. He is on the Professional Development Committee for the Nebraska Floodplain and Stormwater Manager’s Association. Chuck has a BS in Education (go Peru Bobcats), an MS in Quality Systems Management, and is a member of the State of Nebraska Speakers Bureau. Chuck enjoys meeting new people and getting to know their communities.

Bryan Christopherson, CFM 
Flood Mitigation Specialist/CFM

Bryan is a Flood Mitigation Specialist/CFM for His territory includes the Midwest. During his time at, he meets with Architects, Surveyors, Engineers, Building Officials, Floodplain  Managers, Real Estate Agents, and Homeowners to Educate them on proper floodplain design, the construction aspect as well as how all this impacts the cost of the Flood Insurance Premium. He has been involved in the Construction Industry for about ten years. During that time, he was involved in Foundation Repair and Concrete Settlement Repair and Residential Flood Mitigation as well as Sea Wall Repair. Bryan resides in Clinton, Iowa, with his wife, Lori, and two sons, Cole and Cayden and Sampson, their St Bernard.



Steve Cobb LS412 - 2019


William Knight LS566 - 2019

Past President:

Denny Whitfield LS449 - 2019

Mike Smith LS565 - 2019-2020

Board Members:

Jamie Blodgett LS610 - 2018-2019
Jon Carrell LS693 - 2018-2019
Michael Caniglia LS644 - 2019-2020
Evan Jasnowski LS776 - 2019-2020

PSAN Representative:

Denny Whitfield LS449 - 2019