Incident Planning Subcommittee

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Mission Statement

The Incident Planning Subcommittee (IPS) provides national leadership in the development of wildland fire standards in the incident planning functional area.

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  • Establish and regularly update wildland fire incident position standards related to incident planning. This includes incident position descriptions and position requirements for training, experience, physical fitness, and position currency.
  • Establish and regularly update training and performance support materials such as job aids, training courses, and position task books for incident planning.
  • Establish and maintain interagency wildland fire standards for management of incident records.
  • Contribute to the standardization of information technology systems (such as FireNet, IROC, etc.) to collect and distribute data, processes, forms, and other operational elements.

Records Retention Kits (002990) will be updated as they are rebuilt. Please update personal kits with the current documents.

Records Management

IBC Record Storage Boxes; Record Retention Kit, NFES #002990

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Hard-Copy Records

Electronic Records (eDoc Box)

IPS is requesting feedback through the 2021 Fire Season via NWCG Publication Review Form.  Publication review feedback will be applied appropriately to the Standards for Electronic Records Management for Incidents.

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Heather Gonzalez
NWCG Coordinator: 
Deb Fleming
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