Congratulations to P&N Senior Project Manager Thomas A. Smith, PE, CFM who was recently named Chair of the Michigan Stormwater–Floodplain Association (MSFA). Tom has been a member of MSFA for 15 years, and has served on the Board of Directors since 2010. As Chair, he is responsible for presiding over MSFA Executive Board Meetings and the annual MSFA conference and business meeting, and for seeing that orders and resolutions of the Board are carried out.
MSFA is the Michigan Chapter of the Association of State Floodplain Managers. MSFA began in 1987 to promote the common interest in floodplain and stormwater management, enhance cooperation among various local, state, and federal governmental agencies, and to encourage effective and innovative approaches to managing the State’s floodplain and stormwater management systems. Its mission is to mitigate the losses, costs, and human suffering caused by flooding and to promote wise use of the natural and beneficial functions of floodplains.
Tom has been helping township and municipal clients with hydrologic and hydraulic engineering and modeling for nearly 30 years. He provides Floodplain Analyses and Mitigation Planning, Water Reliability Studies, Master Plans, Stormwater Analyses, Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Studies, Transient Analyses, Inflow and Infiltration Studies, and Emergency Response Plans.
He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan, a Certified Floodplain Manager, and a Certified Industrial Stormwater Operator. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan.