Executive Board

  • Kara K. Moree, CFM

    LFMA Chairman

    Kara K. Moree, CFM is the Natural Resource Manager at CSRS, Inc. in Baton Rouge.  She graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2005 and became a Certified Floodplain Manager in 2006.  Her past experience includes working for FEMA as a Floodplain Management Lead/Environmental Scientist and […]

  • Toby Fruge, P.E., CFM

    Vice Chairman

    Toby Fruge is a 2008 graduate from Louisiana State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. In 2006 Toby was hired by Owen & White, Inc. to work in their water resources floodplain department. Toby currently has 10+ years of experience in working in the field of floodplain management with duties […]

  • Ted Debaene

    Executive Director

    Ted is Vice President of Owen and White, Inc., Consulting Engineers. He has been specializing in Floodplain Management and Hydrologic Analysis for 35 years. He is experienced in Flood Insurance Studies, No Adverse Impact Analyses, Stream Improvement, Basin Models, Conveyance Analysis, Enhanced Zone A BFE, Determinations, and Expert Witness Services. Ted received a BS in […]

  • Shandy Heil, CFM

    LFMA Disaster Response Team Coordinator

    Shandy is a Disaster Recovery and Mitigation Outreach Educator for the LSU AgCenter and a Building Science Consultant for Stantec. She graduated from LSU in 2011 from the College of Engineering and began her career in 2010 as a building assessor and research assistant for the LSU Department of Construction Management. Throughout her career, Shandy […]