Position Naming Board

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Mission Statement

The Position Naming Board (PNB) provides national leadership to maintain incident management position title and mnemonic consistency throughout the wildland fire community.

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  • Establish business rules and processes for managing the position list in the system of record.
  • Maintain definitions of titles and associated mnemonics.

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Request for Change

Request for Change Instructions

Request for Change Form

Position List

This list, updated 12/2018, represents all PNB approved positions being, or have been, utilized by the wildland fire community for incident management mobilization.



Marley Marshall
NWCG Coordinator: 
Deb Fleming
Meeting Schedule: 
Quarterly (March, June, Sept, Dec)
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