KAMM Preconference Day Workshop Recap

KAMM Annual Preconference Overview

KAMM Family Reunion, Rooted in Mitigation 

Holiday Inn Cincinnati Airport in Northern Kentucky

September 19, 2022 – Preconference Workshops

We had 4 workshops planned, beginning at 8:00 am, and a golf outing.  Plus our Welcome Fest and Cornhole Tournament.

Link to the 2022 KAMM Preconference Agenda Updated with room assignments.



Thank you for joining our Preconference Day!

Workshop                                                          4-Hour Workshop                                                            8:00 am – Noon

Presenter: Alex VanPelt, KY NFIP Coordinator

NFIP 101:  An Introduction to Floodplain Management Workshop

The three-hour workshop will present an overview of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) including the history of floodplain management.  You will learn what the NFIP is, the program goals, and how the NFIP accomplishes those goals.

Link to NFIP 101 Abstract and Bio Information

Link to the Presentation NFIP 101 -An Introduction to Floodplain Management Workshop – Alex VanPelt

Workshop                                                           2-Hour Class                                                                     9:30 – 11:30 am

Presenter: Jane Wix, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, National Weather Service – Jackson, KY

National Weather Service (NWS) SKYWARN® Storm Spotter Training

By the end of the training, you will be a certified SKYWARN® Spotter for your respective NWS office, including learning storm structure, weather safety, what to report to the NWS, and the methods of how to report it.

Link to Weather Spotter Abstract and Bio information

Presentation not available, for attendees only.

Workshop                                                           3-Hour Workshop                                                            1:00 – 4:00 pm

Presenters:  Laurel Matula, ER Assist and Jeremy Jackson, The Jackson Group

FEMA Public Assistance Stream Stabilization–Rip Rap Isn’t Always the Right Answer  

Follow the successes, failures, and ultimate success of using FEMA PA funds to protect a public sewer line which ultimately restored a stream (and fishing!) at a private golf course.

Link to FEMA PA Abstract and Bios information

Link to the Presentation FEMA Public Assistance Stream Bank Stabilization_Rip Rap isnt always the Right Answer -Laurel Matula and Jeremy Jackson

Workshop                                                           4-Hour Workshop                                                            1:00 – 5:00 pm

Presenter: Nick Grinstead, UK HMGP HMA Planning and Planning Grants Manager

Hazard Mitigation Planning and Planning Application Development Workshop  

The four-hour workshop is divided into segments that presents planning and application development processes.

Link to Hazard Planning Abstract and Bio information





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