Geospatial Training Unit

The Geospatial Training Unit (GTU) provides leadership and technical expertise to the Geospatial Subcommittee to support Geographic Information System (GIS)-related NWCG training. Primary objectives include:

  • Provide support and subject matter expertise to the NWCG Training Development Program for all aspects of the Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialist for Incident Management (S-341). Provide GIS support and information for Fire Management and ICS courses.
  • Provide technical review of other NWCG courses with geospatial content.
  • Coordinate with the NWCG Training Development Program and the Geographic Area Training Representatives to assist with course delivery.
Kathie Hansen
NWCG Coordinator: 
Paul Schlobohm
Parent Committee: 



GISS & GISS Trainee Training Resources


Garmin GPS Course




S-341 GIS Specialist for Incident Management Course Information

Two Training Sessions:
Sacramento, CA: February 25-28, 2019 (Monday 13:00-Thursday 17:00)
Denver, CO: March 18-22, 2019 (Monday 13:00-Thursday 17:00)

Nominations due November 1, 2018

NOTE:  One nomination submission accepted per individual.  Classroom session size is limited.  Significant Pre-assessment work required prior to training session selection.

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