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Biography of the State Climatologist

Michael J. Borengasser, CFM

State Climatologist

Arkansas Natural Resources Commmission

101 E. Capitol, Suite 350

Little Rock, AR 72201

michael.borengasser@arkansas.gov

(501) 682-3969

 

 

B.A. Mathematics, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville 1962-66

M.A. Geography, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville  1966-68

A.B.D. Physical Geography, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 1974-77

           (specialty areas:  climatology and hydrology)

Instructor/Assistant Professor of Geography, University of Central Arkansas, Conway

           1970-80

National Flood Insurance Coordinator, Arkansas Natural Resources Commission,

           1981-90 and 2004 to the present

Dam Safety Hydrologist, Arkansas Natural Resources Commission, 1990-2004

State Climatologist, Arkansas Natural Resources Commission, 2007 to present

 

Member:  Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM)

                 

                Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO)

 

                Arkansas Floodplain Management Association (AFMA)

                Chair, Professional Development and Certification Committee

 

                Association of State Climatologists