National Coordination System Committee

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Mission Statement

The National Coordination System Committee (NCSC) provides national leadership to develop, disseminate, and promote national interagency standards for wildland fire resource mobilization/demobilization, resource statusing, incident information, and decision support.

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  • Develop and maintain standards and tools for efficient resource mobilization/demobilization.
  • Identify issues affecting the coordination system and develop interagency solutions.
  • Coordinate changes in the coordination system with all stakeholders.
  • Maintain robust resource ordering, reporting and decision support systems.
  • Contribute to the standardization of information technology systems (such as FireNet, IROC, etc.) to collect and distribute data, processes, forms, and other operational elements.

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Kathy Pipkin
NWCG Coordinator: 
Katy O'Hara
Parent Committee: 
Meeting Schedule: 
Annually in the fall
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