The South Carolina Association for Hazard Mitigation (SCAHM) is a professional organization dedicated to educating South Carolina communities about hazard mitigation and loss prevention. Our members represent various professions, including but not limited to: building code enforcement officials and inspectors, company Presidents and Vice Presidents, emergency managers, engineers, floodplain managers, GIS technicians, hydrologists, planning and/or zoning officials, and project managers.
Each year in the spring, the SCAHM sponsors an annual educational conference where we present educational sessions on multiple types of hazards. The SCAHM also sponsors training courses on various hazard mitigation subjects throughout the year. Click on the events page to find out more about our current schedule.
The SCAHM is a Chapter Member of the Association of State Floodplain Managers, Inc. (ASFPM), the primary professional association of floodplain managers in the US.
Click the links below to download our bylaws and constitution.
The Scholarship recipient is George W. McGregor. He receivedthe 2019 scholarship. George is from Sumter SC and attends Sumter High School. He will be attending Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY.
The purpose of the South Carolina Association for Hazard Mitigation is to:
The Association does not contemplate pecuniary gain or profit to the members thereof, and is organized solely for non-profit purposes. No part of the net earnings of the SCAHM shall personally benefit or be distributed to its members, directors, officers, or other private persons, except to recompense for authorized services rendered and to make payments and distribution in furtherance of the will of the Association.
Angela McJunkin and Ward Braswell were recognized for their many years of dedicated service
Town of Sullivan's Island
A BIG SHOUT OUT TO OUR OWN MARIA COX LAMM for being named the 2018 Land Water and Conservation Employee of the year!!! Congratulations from all of us at SCAHM on this very well deserved and earned recognition!
George W. McGregor