Young Professionals Group

Mission Statement:

To help recent graduates and those new to the industry mature professionally and to encourage young professional involvement within IAFSM.


2024 IAFSM Conference Student Scholarship Application & IAFSM Young Professional of the Year Award Application
January 11, 2024
Please share these opportunities with young and aspiring floodplain professionals! IAFSM YP Student Conference Scholarship Application Open to Undergraduate upperclassmen and Graduate StudentsWinners receive conference admission and a hotel stay.Dead…

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Upcoming Events:


Recorded YP Webinars:

History of IAFSM - April 23, 2020

Speakers -  French Wetmore, CFM and Karen Kabbes, P.E., CFM

LOMR and RAS Mapper Updates - June 24, 2020

Speakers -  Brian S. Chaille, P.E. CFM and Chris Hanstad, P.E., CFM 


Engineering Ethics in Practice - Wednesday, September 2 2020

Speaker - P. Kay Whitlock, PE, D.WRE, F.ASCE

RISE Challenge Illinois - December 3, 2020

Speakers -  Alyssa McConkey (Earthforce), Abbie Enlund (EEAI)

For more information about the RISE Challenge please click the links below:

RISE Challenge Illinois Website

RISE Volunteer Interest Form

  1. Sarah Wenzel Sarah Wenzel, Chair Baxter & Woodman

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