Connect With Us at the 2023 Texas Floodplain Management Association’s Technical Summit

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Krista Melnar

Stormwater Engineer

We’re excited about our 10 presentations at the 2023 Texas Floodplain Management Association (TFMA) Technical Summit in Denton, TX.

The Technical Summit can address your challenges from floodplain management, stormwater, water resources and more. We look forward to seeing you at our presentations.

Looking for a new career opportunity? Check out all of our stormwater job openings.

Tuesday, September 12


Training Workshop
Title: Hands on HEC-RAS 2D Workshop
Time: 8 a.m. – Noon
Presenters: Jeremy Dixon, PE, CFM, and Nick Boardman, PE, CFM

Wednesday, September 13


Title: More Than a Master Plan: A Comprehensive Stormwater Program Assessment
Time: 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Presenter: Chris Johnson, PE, CFM, IAM

Title: Easy as HEC: Case Studies in Maximizing New HEC-RAS Capabilities
Time: 2:40 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Presenters: Greg Mika, EIT, CFM, and Jeremy Dixon, PE, CFM,

Title: Managing the Muck: Sediment Transport and Flood Risk Study
Time: 2:40 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Presenter: George Fowler, PE, CFM

Title: College Street Improvements: Failing Historic System Under Private Property
Time: 4:10 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.
Presenters: Holly Ahumada, PE, CFM, and Emily Sestak, PE, CFM, ENV SP

Title: Resilience Through Restoration: How Fort Worth is Protecting its Infrastructure
Time: 4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Presenter: Keith Byrne, PE, CFM

Thursday, September 14


Title: Building a Resilient Future: Views from Multiple Lenses
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Presenter: Annie Vest, CFM

Title: Taking on Giants: A Comprehensive Plan for West Irving Creek
Time: 3:05 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.
Presenters: Justin Oswald, PE, CFM, Emily Sestak, PE, CFM, ENV SP, and Jonathan Schwartzenberg, PE, CFM

Friday, September 15


Title: Nature-Based Solutions for Flood Mitigation Across Texas’ Geographic Regions
Time: 8 a.m. – Noon
Presenter: Krista Bethune Melnar, PE, CFM, PMP

Title: Unlocking Federal Funding for Flood and Stormwater Projects
Time: 8 a.m. – Noon
Presenter: Annie Vest, CFM

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Krista Melnar, PE, CFM, PMP, is the Stormwater Practice Leader in Austin.