Certified Floodplain Manager's (CFM) Training

Visit the training site for a series of tutorials.

In addition, SEMA provides a glossary of floodplain terms as a study aid during certification.


2014 Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) Examinations are given at the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), 2302 Militia Drive, Jefferson City, MO. 65101, with the exception of the April 11th, 2014 exam, which will be given at the Annual Missouri Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association, Inc. (MfSMA) Conference. Exam registration – including the application fee - must be completed and submitted to the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM). An application is available online at www.floods.org.

A study guide and additional information about the exam is available from SEMA. Contact Karen McHugh at (573) 526-9129 or karen.mchugh@sema.dps.mo.gov. For each CFM examination date, you must register to take the exam through the ASFPM office in Madison, Wisconsin. There is an application package to complete and submit with the examination fee. You cannot register for the exam through SEMA. All CFM exam information is available at: floods.org/certification program/exam or call Karen McHugh at (573) 526-9129 for complete information Special note: In April the conference registration fee does NOT include CFM exam registration. You must register through the ASFPM office.

Exam Dates

April 9, 2014 Pre-Exam Training Workshop 9:00am-12:00pm
April 11, 2014 CFM Exam 9:00am-12:00pm

July 24, 2014 Pre-Exam Training Workshop 1:00pm-5:00pm
July 25, 2014 CFM Exam 9:00am-12:00pm

November 6, 2014 Pre-Exam Training Workshop 1:00pm-5:00pm
November 7, 2014 CFM Exam 9:00am-12:00pm