Erin Buchanan

Erin Buchanan

Certified Floodplain Manager

Director, Mitigation

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Erin is a hazard mitigation expert in all areas of the service, including mitigation planning, project and application development, grants management, and financial data management. She is a graduate of FEMA’s Professional Development Series and is a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM).

Erin offers more than 15 years of hazard mitigation experience, including mitigation planning, project and application development, grants management, and financial data management.

She has led the development of mitigation plans for state and local governments and large universities. As part of her role, Erin supports communities with connecting hazard mitigation planning to project and application development. Erin has successfully led the development of numerous Hazard Mitigation Assistance projects of all types, and she is skilled in the development of funding strategies.

She has developed financial management tools to track and manage over $2.7 billion in federal funds and over 400 individual projects. She is proficient in project planning, client coordination, and timeline management.

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