The West Virginia Society of Professional Surveyors and its
Elkins Chapter are pleased to present:

FEMA LOMA Preparation Seminar


This seminar will address the information, documents, and field work to prepare for a successful Elevation Certificate and filing of a Zone A LOMA, including help on filling out the necessary forms. Examples of the approved LOMAs in Randolph, Tucker, Upshur, and Lewish Counties will be reviewed and discussed, time permitting. Zone AE LOMAs will also be reviewed.


Full Name

Jeff Adams


Jemerco Land Surveying & Mapping

Speaker Bio

Jeff graduated from Glenville State College in 1980. He runs a small survey company out of Elkins, WV, and has done Elevation Certificates and Letters of Map Amendment in Randolph, Tucker and surrounding counties.

Full Name

Leon Mallow


Leon G. Mallow Surveying, Inc.

Speaker Bio

Graduated from GSC in 1974. Worked for Planning and Dev Div of DNR for two years, licensed in 1976 and worked for Swecker Eng for 13 years, involved with boundary surveys and survey work for engineering projects. Have been in private practice for past 30 years and have completed several elevation certificates, LOMA’s and Flood Fill Permits. Have completed and had 33 LOMA’s approved since March 2015, in Randolph, Barbour, Tucker and Upshur Counties, majority being Zone A.


WVSPS Member: $160.00
Non-member: $200.00
**Members of out of state Societies can receive the WVSPS member rate if proof of membership is sent to our Admin Office at


Friday, September 21, 2018
Registration open 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Elevation Certificate Line 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Break 10:10 AM - 10:20 AM
Field Procedures 10:20 AM - 11:45 AM
Lunch 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Field Lab - Onsite (dress appropriately!) 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Review of Field Work 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Writing of LOMA (Letter of Map Amendment) Description 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Break 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Form MT-1 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Assemble All Completed Materials 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
BFE (Base Flood Elevation) Determination - Brief Overview 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Case Examples - Review 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM


Leading Creek Volunteer Fire Dept
Co Rte 7
Montrose, WV 26283