The Ohio Floodplain Management Association (OFMA) is the leading resource for floodplain management professionals in Ohio. We are an organization dedicated to promoting sound and effective floodplain management and to providing training to floodplain managers. The organization was formed in 1995 to raise awareness about flood hazards and floodplain management. Since that time, OFMA has expanded its scope to offer educational opportunities, monitor local and national legislation affecting floodplain management, and provide a forum for communication among floodplain management professionals.

OFMA is a State Chapter of the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) and a division of the Water Management Association of Ohio (WMAO).  Membership is open to all persons actively interested in the floodplain functions and resources of the State of Ohio.



  • SAVE THE DATE! 2018 Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference 2018 Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management ConferenceAugust 1-2, 2018Doubletree Hotel Columbus/Worthington175 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, OH 43235Theme:  NFIP for the 21st CenturyVisit the Conference webpage ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2018, 10:17 AM by OFMA
  • EO 13690 & Federal Flood Risk Management Standard Repealed Read New York Times article, "Trump to Roll Back Obama's Flood Standards for Infrastructure"
    Posted Aug 30, 2017, 5:25 AM by OFMA
  • OFMA Support for FY 2018 Appropriations for FEMA Floodplain Mapping and Pre-Disaster Mitigation Programs. In response to an ASFPM call for action, the Ohio Floodplain Management Association has sent a letter of support to Ohio's Congressional delegation to fund FEMA Mapping and Mitigation ...
    Posted Jul 19, 2017, 1:51 PM by OFMA
  • Upcoming CFM Exam Opportunities! The Ohio Floodplain Management Association offers CFM examination testing periodically across Ohio.  To register for the CFM Exam, please visit the Association of State Floodplain Managers' website at www.floods ...
    Posted Jul 9, 2018, 9:30 AM by OFMA
  • CFM Refresher Courses Cancelled Until Further Notice Recent notice from the ASFPM:  The ASFPM CFM Exam Preparation Guide is the only endorsed exam preparation for the CFM® Exam. ASFPM has discontinued the use of the ASFPM CFM ...
    Posted Dec 18, 2015, 7:12 AM by OFMA
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