Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) is pleased to announce
the appointment of CHAD BERGINNIS to ASFPM Executive Director,
effective July 1, 2012, at the start of our new fiscal year.
A. LARSON, Executive Director since 1982, is transitioning his role
with the Association to Director Emeritus - Senior Policy Advisor, a
post where he will continue to apply his 50 years of experience to the
needs of ASFPM and the nation for managing flood risks to humans,
floodplain resources, and the nation's taxpayers. This will allow ASFPM
to continue a smooth long-term transition of senior leadership.
the past dozen years, the ASFPM has grown at a rapid and gratifying
rate, testimony to the increasing significance of flood-related issues
at all levels of government and the private sector throughout the
nation. Our dedicated and talented staff members work hard to supply the
technical, scientific, and administrative support to provide exemplary
member services and maintain the ASFPM's high visibility and credibility
as a voice for sound public policies that affect flood risk, disaster
cost, and water resources. Chad's experience working in local
government, state government, and the private sector, as well as serving
in numerous ASFPM leadership positions, provides the ideal background
to apply to the continued growth of the Association.
value the ideas, energy, and ongoing contributions over these past 35
years from our members and partners all across the United States to
achieve our shared goals. These relationships are invaluable and help
set the stage for the next exciting phase of our efforts to improve
public safety and protect natural floodplain resources. Please continue
to share your concerns and interests with our Officers, Board members,
Committee Chairs, and Staff.