Past Workgroup Meetings
(notes, presentations, speaker contacts, etc.)
Notes from Past Workgroup Meetings
January 2015: Coastal VA CRS Workgroup Meeting Notes
September 2016: Coastal VA CRS Workgroup Meeting Notes
January 2017: Kent Henkle, CRS Coordinator for York County, presented on their last CRS Cycle Visit, after which the County increased their rating from a class 8 to a class 7. This presentation contributes to our Workgroup's "Successes & Lessons Learned" effort. Download Kent's presentation here. Download the documentation submitted for Open Space Preservation (Activity 420) and Additional Map Data (440) on the Successes & Lessons Learned page.
November 2016: Darlene Messina (email@example.com), FEMA Region III, presented on recovery and repair post Hurricane Matthew. John Ritchey (John.firstname.lastname@example.org), FEMA Insurance Technical Specialist, presented on loss avoidance. Richard Sobota (Richard.Sobota@fema.dhs.gov), FEMA Region III & CRS Contact, was also present & presented. Materials provided to the Workgroup include: Sample Disaster Recovery & Reconstruction Ordinance Language, Loss Avoidance Measures Section of FEMA Guidance, Flood Resistant Design Guide, and Flood Resistant Materials List.
September 2016: No presentation - discussion of available resources for inventorying open space.
July 2016: Floodplain Management Planning (Activity 510), Presentation by Meg Pittenger from the City of Portsmouth on the City's recent floodplain management plan. ISO score = 254 points! Click HERE FOR A PDF of the presentation and read Portsmouth's Floodplain Management Plan here.
April 2016: Approved for 1 CEC! Bring Your Emergency Manager to Workgroup Day, Presentation by Al Goodman, Emergency Management Expert & CRS Consultant: How to Get Credit Under Activity 610, Flood Warning & Response. Click HERE FOR POWERPOINT with extensive speaker notes. Special note: *** When applying for 610 credit, make sure your plan and maps match. ***
March 2015: CRS Credit for Upcoming Hampton Roads Hazard Mitigation Plan, Leigh Chapman from Salter's Creek Consulting. Locality Capability Table: click HERE TO DOWNLOAD TABLE.
January 2015: Summary of Wetlands Watch's Virginia Specific CRS Report, Shannon Hulst Jarbeau & Mary-Carson Stiff from Wetlands Watch. Powerpoint Presentation: click HERE FOR PDF VERSION and HERE FOR POWERPOINT.