Louisiana Floodplain Management Association




2016 Rodney Edwin Emmer Award

During the Thursday luncheon at the 2016 Annual LFMA Conference, the Rodney Edwin Emmer Award was presented.

The award is in recognition of meritorious activities in Floodplain Management within the State of Louisiana.  The award commemorates the many years of service that Mr. Emmer gave to LFMA.  He was our Executive Director from the beginning of time until he passed in 2008.  He was always there and his opinions were highly regarded and generally followed.  For 25 years, he provided leadership and a steadying influence.  This years award was presented to James Demouchet, Caddo Parish.


For more awards see the Award Photos page.

Also be sure and check out this years
Poster Contest Winners and 2016 LFMA Conference Sponsors.



JUNE 19-24 2016


June 19-24, 2016, for ASFPM's 40th annual national conference, "Great Lakes - Grand Partners," at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The ASFPM annual conference is recognized as the most important floodplain conference in the United States year after year. With more than 120 speakers and 1,200 participants, they are the national conferences all community, state and federal floodplain managers plan to attend. And because of that, many of the most important consulting firms and product vendors associated with floodplain management attend.




Proclamation for LFMA Annual Conference
Presented by Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden



Floodwatch March 2016

Fast Facts:
In a high-risk area, your home is more than twice
 as likely to be damaged by a flood than by a fire

Homeowners insurance typically
does not cover flood damage

Only 2 inches of water in your home
 can cost $7,800 or more in damages


If you are not currently a member of the Louisiana Floodplain
 Management Association and are interested in becoming an
LFMA member sign up today by filling out our membership application.