National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Resource Advisor Subcommittee

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Mission Statement

The Resource Advisor Subcommittee (READSC) provides national leadership in the development of wildland fire standards for Resource Advisors and resource protection. Resource Advisor positions inform effective decision-making to meet land and resources management objectives during all phases of wildland fire management.

Primary Objectives

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  • Establish and regularly update wildland fire incident position standards related to resource advisor positions. 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 resource advisors using new and evolving information from natural and cultural resource management communities.




Jessica Riesenberg
NWCG Coordinator: 
Dave Schultz
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