National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Data Management Committee

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Mission Statement

The Data Management Committee (DMC) provides national leadership to develop and support national interagency standards and practices for wildland fire data management.

Primary Objectives

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  • Assist the wildland fire business community to identify, define and standardize data that is reliable and accessible for planning, decision support, reporting and research.
  • Support the Wildland Fire Information and Technology program by providing oversight and management of data as an enterprise asset.
  • Develop standards for wildland fire data, including data requirements, data governance, and data architecture that support a data exchange environment and improved efficiency in operational work and communication processes.
  • Contribute to the standardization of information technology systems (such as FireNet, IROC, etc.) to collect and distribute data, processes, forms, and other operational elements.

Data Cache

Data Management


Roshelle Pederson, Cole Belongie
NWCG Coordinator: 
Dave Schultz
Parent Committee: 
Meeting Schedule: 
Monthly on the second Tuesday
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