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North Carolina CFMs
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Certified Floodplain Managers

Inquiries concerning the North Carolina CFM program, including applying for upcoming exams, continuing education, renewals, etc, should be directed to the NCAFPM CFM Administrator:

Anita L. Larson
Certification Coordinator
email cfm@floods.org

8301 Excelsior Drive
Madison, WI 53717

Phone 608-828-3000
Fax 608-828-6319


North Carolina Floodplain Manager Certification

The North Carolina Association of Floodplain Managers has established a state program for professional certification of floodplain managers. The program recognizes continuing education and professional development that enhance the knowledge and performance of local, state, federal and private-sector floodplain managers.

CFM Portal
The portal button below will take you to an online connection with the national Association (ASFPM administers the North Carolina CFM program). Through this portal, you can upload your CEC information as well as check your CEC history and uploads you have already made. If you do not have your login information, please contact Anita Larson at cfm@floods.org for help.

The NC CFM Exam

The NC CFM examination is currently offered in either digital or paper formats. The digital exam may be taken either on a personal laptop or in a testing center. The paper exam is offered in a classroom format at NCAFPM spring and fall conferences thru 2022. All examinations are “closed book” and a passing grade requires 70% correct answers with test results held in strict confidence. Please see below for more information.

Application and Continuing Education Information:

Information about the NC CFM Program: PDF
NC CFM Application Package: PDF
Includes CFM Application Form, Acknowledgement and Disclaimer, Code of Ethics, Employment Verification Form).
Digital NC CFM Exam Application PDF
(Submitted in conjunction with NC CFM Application Package above)
Digital CFM Exam Information PDF
Getting Certified (link)
CFM Exam Retake Application: PDF
CEC Verification: CEC Submittal Form: PDF
Continuing Education Credit (CEC) Policy: PDF
Pre-Approved Continuing Education Credit (link)
Training Event Calendar (link)



Upcoming Exams
North Carolina Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) Exam Schedule

Note: To take the CFM Exam, you must apply in advance and your application must be approved. The normal deadline to submit your CFM exam application to ASFPM is two weeks before the exam date.