Incident Business Committee

IBC banner with background of tents and inset photo of team member at laptop. Decorative banner.

Mission Statement

The Incident Business Committee (IBC) provides national leadership in all areas of wildland fire and non-fire incident business management. The IBC establishes and promulgates incident business management practices for wildland fire and non-fire emergency responses.

photo of several firefighters on a hill at sunrise
  • Establish and disseminate interagency incident business management procedures.
  • Establish incident business management procedures for uniform application of human resource management regulations; acquisition of equipment and supplies; management of property; financial coordination and maintenance of financial records; sharing resources among federal, state, and local agencies, and the military; documentation of costs and cost management practices; administrative processes for all-hazard incidents.

Hot Topics

AD Pay Plan Matrix

NWCG Standards for Interagency Incident Business Management, PMS 902 and Supplemental Information Available here on Publications page 

Summary of Changes to 2018 NWCG Standards for Interagency Incident Business Management, PMS 902

2021 Incident Business State Contacts (xls)

External Incident Procurement Website

picture of firefighters climbing a hill with equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

Guidance Documents

Interagency Buying Team Guide (formerly PMS 315)

Limited Control Flights – Hazard Pay (IBC memo dated 5/10/18)

NWCG Supplemental Food and Drink Guidance

Incident Records Management

Time Unit Field Guide

Procurement Unit Field Guide


Forms are available on the publications page for NWCG Standards for Interagency Incident Business Management, PMS 902

S-260 Interagency Incident Business Management


David Burley
NWCG Coordinator: 
Chris Marks
Parent Committee: 
Meeting Schedule: 
Monthly on the second Wednesday
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: