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Public Outreach and Professional Presentations

Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM): Mr. Blossom has presented multiple times at ASFPM’s National Floodplain Conference, including Seattle, Washington and Atlanta, Georgia. Presentations included discussion of regional floodplain management through presentation of unique case studies from around the Country.

Engineers and Surveyors Institute (ESI): While with Williamsburg Environmental Group Inc. (WEG), Mr. Blossom prepared and led a three (3) hour educational series on the “Site Design Components of Green Building”. The session was certified for continuing education for attendees.

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME): As a sustaining member while with Williamsburg Environmental Group Inc. (WEG), Stantec, and BCE, Mr. Blossom has presented for each firm. Mr. Blossom presented “Water Resource Engineering Technical Update” to the Central Virginia Post and presented “Engineering Leadership” to the student Post of Old Dominion.

United States Green Building Council (USGBC) Chapters: For over 10 years, Mr. Blossom has presented at multiple Chapter sponsored events in Hampton Roads and Richmond Virginia. Mr. Blossom was previously chair of the Emerging Green Builders” and chair of the Northeast Corridor Regional Council.

Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association (VLWA): For over 5 years, Mr. Blossom has presented at multiple Virginia Water Conference Events, primarily focusing on urban stream restoration and innovative stormwater design. Recently, Mr. Blossom assisted with the organization of a professional panel discussing resiliency in the Commonwealth.

Virginia Floodplain Management Association (VFMA): Mr. Blossom served as Membership Chair, and on the Board of Directors for VFMA. As an active member, he travelled to local schools to assist in the presentation of VFMA floodplain management education for students, using a 3-D interactive model.