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r   101 E. Capitol, Suite 350  r  Little Rock, Arkansas  72201  (501) 682-3960  FAX (501) 682-3991

Biography of the State Climatologist

Michael J. Borengasser, CFM

State Climatologist

Arkansas Natural Resources Commmission

101 E. Capitol, Suite 350

Little Rock, AR 72201

(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


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