OFMA Board of Directors

 

Monica Cardin

Chair

Monica Cardin is City Planner for the City of Del City, Oklahoma, and serves on the Executive Board of the Oklahoma Floodplain Managers Association, Inc., as Secretary of the Board of Directors and as the Chairman of the Insurance Committee. She is responsible for the implementation of OFMA’s unique Map Change Assistance Program, an outreach program designed to aid federal, state and local officials with constituent concerns regarding flood map modernization. She is a member of the American Planning Association (APA) and the International Code Council (ICC).

Monica received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with an emphasis in United States Government, from the University of Kansas. She holds the nationally recognized designation of Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) and is certified as a Code Enforcement Official by the Oklahoma Code Enforcement Association as well as a Certified Zoning Inspector, Permit Technician, Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector and is a Certified Code Enforcement Administrator. Monica serves as the City’s representative to the Association of Central Oklahoma Government’s Area-Wide Planning and Technical Advisory Committee (APTAC) and serves on ACOG’s Commuter Corridor Alternatives Analysis Technical Workgroup.

 

Jeff Bigby, P.E., CFM

Vice-Chair

Jeff Bigby is the Floodplain Administrator and Stormwater Quality Manager for the City of Broken Arrow where he has worked since 2000. Jeff developed and instituted the Low Impact Development Program for the City of Broken Arrow. His efforts to bring floodplain management and stormwater quality (often separate fields) closer together are remarkable. He strives to achieve this at the local level thru municipal programs and engineering projects and at the statewide level thru his involvement in professional affiliations.

Jeff has been an OFMA member since 2001 and currently serves as Chairman of the Community Rating System (CRS) Workgroup. He holds a BS Degree from the University of Oklahoma and is a Professional Engineer and Certified Floodplain Manager.

 

Ana Stagg, P.E., CFM

Secretary

Ana Stagg has 24 years of experience in civil engineering and municipal government including planning, design, construction and operation and maintenance of civil infrastructure. She currently serves as Project Manager under the Oklahoma Water Resources Board Cooperative Technical Partner (CTP) program with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and is responsible for completion of the State’s ongoing FEMA discoveries, flood studies and map revisions.

Ana served as 2012 OFMA’s Chair and currently also volunteers Chair of Outreach Committee. She also served as the City of Owasso’s Public Works Director and Floodplain Administrator from 2002-2007. Ana has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology, an M.E. in Environmental Engineering from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Ana is a Professional Engineer and Certified Floodplain Manager in Oklahoma.

 

Carolyn Schultz

Treasurer

Carolyn Schultz is retired from the US Army Corps of Engineers, after 24 years of service in the Tulsa District. During her career at the Corp’s Floodplain Management Services Planning and Environmental Division, she was involved in the development of floodplain, flood protection, and flood insurance studies for communities in Oklahoma. Her responsibilities included coordination with various local, state and federal officials for data gathering, preparation and reporting of flood studies. She also attended to all customer inquiries related to floodplain matters.

Carolyn is currently serving as OFMA’s Treasurer and Secretary for the Professional Development Committee (PDCC) for Certification of Floodplain Administrators. She is a member of the National Association of Floodplain Managers Association and a Certified Floodplain Manager. She has attended Northeastern Oklahoma State University and holds an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering from Tulsa Junior College.  Carolyn is a Certified Floodplain Manager in Oklahoma.

 

Yohanes Sugeng, P.E., CFM

National Floodplain Insurance Program Coordinator

Yohanes Sugeng serves as Engineering Manager of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) Planning & Management Division, where he oversees the State’s Dam Safety, Floodplain Management, and Well Drilling Programs. Prior to his work as Engineer Manager, Yohanes served as Project Engineer for OWRB’s Financial Assistance Division. In this capacity, he oversaw construction of several municipal water and wastewater projects for communities across the State.

Yohanes has Master of Science degrees in civil engineering and construction administration from the University of Oklahoma. He is a Professional Engineer and Certified Floodplain Manager in Oklahoma.

 

Lincoln Irving

Region 1 Representative

Coming Soon.

 

Joseph Remondini

Region 2 Representative

Joe Remondini is retired from the US Army Corps of Engineers after working for 39 years – and spent nearly all his career (36 out of 39 years) in the Floodplain Management Services Section. He served as Chairman of the Corps National Nonstructural Flood Proofing Committee and member for 25 years.

As a founding member, Joe served as OFMA’s 1st Treasurer and later as Chairman. He currently volunteers as Chair of OFMA’s Professional Development Certification Committee and member of ASFPM’s National Exam Review Committee.

Joe graduated from Oklahoma State University with an MS degree in Civil Engineering with a specialty in Water Resources. He received his BS in Civil Engineering at New Mexico State University. He is a Professional Engineer and Certified Floodplain Manager in Oklahoma.

 

James Kuykendall

Region 3 Representative

Coming Soon.

 

John A. Barron, PE, CFM

Region 4 Representative

Johnny Barron currently serves as the City Engineer and Public Works Director for the City of Altus. He also serves as the community’s Floodplain Administrator.   Prior to Altus, Johnny worked at City of Ponca City where he served as the CRS Coordinator and helped upgrade CRS certification to Class 5. He also worked at the Oklahoma Water Resources in the Financial Assistance Division where he assisted communities with the financing and construction of municipal water and wastewater projects.

Prior to his move to Oklahoma in 2010, Johnny served as Stormwater Engineer for Douglas County, GA, where he helped establish a new stormwater utility. During this time, he also managed several flood studies and map revisions and was responsible for obtaining $6 million in FEMA grants for mitigation projects. Johnny served on the technical advisory committee that helped to develop the Georgia Stormwater Management Manual. He was also a member of the Board of Directors for the Georgia Association of Floodplain Management and the Regional Representative for the Greater Atlanta region.

Johnny currently serves as Region 4 Representative and past-chair for the Mitigation Committee. He graduated from Southern Polytechnic State University with a B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering Technology and is a Professional Engineer and Certified Floodplain Manager.

 

David Smith

Region 5 Representative

Mr. Smith currently serves as Director of Community Development for the City of Woodward. He began with the city in 2001, and became director of the department in 2003. In that same year, Mr. Smith became a CFM. The following year — in 2004 — he added Floodplain Administrator to his duties.

 

Bill Smith

Past Chair

Mr. Smith is President of Hydropower International Services Inter-National Consultancy, L.L.C. (HISINC, L.L.C.) which was formed in 2000, as a private consulting firm to provide technical engineering services, including Project Management for Floodplain Management and Stormwater Development Project.  Mr. Smith received his certification as a Floodplain Manager in 2004, and has been a member of the Oklahoma Floodplain Managers Association (OFMA) for since January 2004.  Mr. Smith is a Past Chair of OFMA, a member of the Mitigation Committee and a member of the OFMA Mapping Committee, and the OFMA Disaster Response Team (DRT) Creator and Coordinator.

Mr. Smith was educated as a hydrologist, and has used this expertise to be involved in floodplain management, hydrological analyses, floodplain mapping, hydraulic analyses for over 35 years in Oklahoma.  He is a Professional Engineer and Certified Floodplain Manager in Oklahoma.