S495 Geospatial Fire Analysis Interpretation and Application Course Steering Committee

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Mission Statement

The S-495 Geospatial Fire Analysis, Interpretation and Application Course Steering Committee (S495CSC) provides national leadership in management of the S-495 training course.

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  • Develop and maintain the S-495 training course based on the geospatial fire analysis, interpretation and applications standards, current wildland fire management direction, and best available science.
  • Provide input on geospatial fire analysis, interpretation and application standards.
  • Engage with the NWCG Training Program on the training design process.
  • Assist with the development of job aids and other position performance support tools.
  • Coordinate course delivery with the National Advanced Fire Resource Institute (NAFRI, which provides the S-495 Course Coordinator who co-chairs the course steering committee).

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Chair: 
Tonja Opperman, Chuck McHugh
NWCG Coordinator: 
Katy O'Hara
Parent Committee: 
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2020-11-18