Kim Reeves, CFM is originally from Charleston, SC, moved to New Orleans in 1998 following her husband in the construction management field.  She worked as a Construction Project Manager until 2005 when Hurricane Katrina hit the state.  At that time she began working with residential clientele and moved into the Floodplain Management field in 2006.  Kim became a CFM in 2011 after joining LFMA in 2009 and began her work on the LFMA Board in 2013 after being elected as the Region 1 Representive (Alt) and served Region 1 as Representative until elected Chairperson in 2023.  Even after retiring from the private sector of Construction and moving into the Consulting world, Kim remains dedicated to the Floodplain Management community and doesn't miss an opportunity to talk the talk.  Having presented both at the State level at LFMA Conferences and Workshops and nationally at multiple ASFPM Conferences, Kim remains devoted to the Floodplain Management community and LFMA.

Michelle Gonzales, CFM, a native of Ascension Parish, became a CFM in 2009 while working in the Hazard Mitigation Section at GOHSEP where she primarily worked on non-disaster grants with communities statewide then with communities in Region 1 to develop Hazard Mitigation applications.  In 2013, Jefferson Parish appointed Michelle as the Director of Floodplain Management and Hazard Mitigation and then in 2020 she was appointed as the Director of Ecosystem and Coastal Management.  In these roles Michelle has applied for and successfully mitigated over 1,000 structures to greatly reduce the Severe Repetitive Loss list in Jefferson Parish, adopt new Flood Insurance Rate Maps, and developed the parish's innovative Coastal Strategic Action Plan.  Michelle has been involved with LFMA by presenting at conferences and workshops as well as serving in several board positions including Continuing Education Chair, Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, and was the 2023 Rod Emmer Award recipient.

Melissa Becker, CFM, a native of Louisiana, began her career in the banking industry, then moved into public service at the Rapides Area Planning Commission where she has been employed for 30 years.  Throughout her career she has worn many hats; office manager, addressing, permitting, planning & development, floodplain management, disaster response, and grant management.  She is currently the Assistant Director, responsible for reviewing development activities in Rapides Parish and overseeing Floodplain Management and Grant Administration.  In 2000, Melissa joined LFMA to learn more about her duties as a Floodplain Manager.  In 2003, to validate knowledge and show professionalism in the field of Floodplain Management, she became a Certified Floodplain Manager.  She has been involved with LFMA for over 20 years coordinating the annual conference as well as serving in several board positions including Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, Newsletter Editor, Region 6 Representative, and Membership Chair. She is the recipient of LaDOTD's 2008 Certificate of Appreciation in acknowledgement of service to Rapides Parish with regard to the NFIP and LFMA's most prestigious award, the 2013 Rod Emmer Award for Visionary Guidance & Meritorious Involvement with Floodplain Management.  It has been her goal to educate the public with respect to flood risk and to enhance the quality of life in Rapides Parish as well as to mentor new Floodplain Administrators, but she considers her greatest accomplishment, being a Mom and "Meme" to her grandchildren where she spends her free time with them teaching them the art of cooking, baking, gardening, and canning.

Darla Duet, CFM, has 40 years of public service experience with Lafourche Parish Government. She obtained her CFM status in 2006 and became the Floodplain Manager/CRS Coordinator for Lafourche Parish in 2007.  Through the years she has gained experience in floodplain management, disaster response, grants administration, hazard mitigation planning and project implementation.  She provides technical and policy information to residents and community officials seeking clarification of FEMA and NFIP guidelines.  She has fellowships from Tulane University and George Washington University from their Disaster Resilience Leadership Academies.  She was the recipient of LaDOTD's Certificate of Appreciation in regards to the NFIP in 2009.  Darla has served on the LFMA Board as Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Region 3 Representative, Workshop Chair, and Secretary and was the 2022 Rod Emmer Award recipient.

Michael D. Hunnicutt, ASLA, APA,CFM graduated from Louisiana State University with a Degree in Landscape Architecture from the College of Design, and from the University of New Orleans with a Masters Degree in Planning from the College of Urban and Public Affairs. He is Registered and Licensed as a Landscape Architect and Contractor in the State of Louisiana, and is a Certified Inspector with the International Building Code and a Certified Floodplain Manager with the Association of State Floodplain Managers. After working for two prominent Architectural, Engineering and Planning Firms in the City of New Orleans, Michael started his public service career working in the Department of Community Development for St. Bernard Parish Government, Louisiana, in 1990. He was appointed to the Directors position in 1996. As Director for the Department of Community Development, he was in charge of the Offices of Planning and Zoning, Safety and Permits, Coastal Zone Management, Homeland Security/ Emergency Preparedness, and Animal Control. Michael is currently the Deputy Section Chief for Hazard Mitigation NFIP/Compliance, working for the Department of Homeland Security under the Federal Emergency Management Agency. His duties with Hazard Mitigation are oversight of the National Flood Insurance Program, Compliance of Local Communities with FEMA Floodplain Management Regulations, Map Modernization Projects, and Community Education and Outreach. Michael is very involved in the local community and serves on the Board of Directors for Los Islenos Heritage and Cultural Society and the LSU Alumni Association, and he is a member of several regional and state organizations such as the Planning Directors Council, Southeast Hurricane Task Force, 911 Communications District, Louisiana Chapter American Planning Association, Emergency Planning Council, Building Officials Association, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Floodplain Managers Association. He resides in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.