Correspondence

The Executive Board meets monthly on the third Wednesday.

Memo Subject Date Memo #

National Fire Danger Rating System 2016 Release

2018-02-26 18-001
Memo Subject Date Memo #

Implementation of EMS License & Credential Expiration Dates within the Incident Qualification and Certification System (IQCS)

2016-12-20 16-028

Wildland Fire Information and Technology (WFIT) program assistance request: Interagency Data Cache Concept

2016-11-09 16-027

NWCG Budget Guidance FY2018

2016-11-01 16-026

Wildland Fire Information and Technology (WFIT) program assistance request: Incident Complexes and Merged Wildfires

2016-10-25 16-025

NWCG Data Management Standards for Incident Complexes and Merged Wildfires 

2016-10-25 16-024

Changes to S-520 Advanced Incident Management Course

2016-10-06 16-023

Release of October 2016 Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1)

2016-09-30 16-022

Transition plan for upcoming changes to Staging Area Manager (STAM) required training

2016-09-30 16-021

Comment Period Extension: Solicitation of comments on draft revisions to the NWCG Prescribed Fire Complexity Rating System Guide (PMS 424)

2016-09-23 16-020

Update on revisions to the National Fire Danger Rating System

2016-09-07 16-019

National Weather Service (NWS) Spot Forecast

2016-08-30 16-018

Steps for Safe Chainsaw Fuel Handling

2016-08-19 16-017

Transition Plan for upcoming changes to national mobilization requirements for Type 3 general staff positions.

2016-07-29 16-016

Transition plan for upcoming changes to Compensation Unit Leader (COMP) position requirements

2016-07-29 16-015

Solicitation of comments on draft revisions on the NWCG Prescribed Fire Complexity Rating Systems Guide (PMS 424)

2016-06-17 16-014

NWCG "Wildland Firefighter Week of Remembrance"

2016-06-16 16-013

2016 Interagency Helicopter Operations Guide (PMS 510) Release

2016-06-07 16-012

NWCG Standards and Best Practices for Incident Rental Vehicles

2016-05-13 16-011

NWCG Supplemental Food Drink and Guidance

2016-05-13 16-010

Update to NWCG Guidance on Incident Records

2016-05-13 16-009

2016 Interagency Aerial Supervision Guide (PMS 505) Release

2016 HLCO/ATGS Position Task Book (PMS 311-18) Release

2016-04-21 16-008

FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) Refresh

2016-04-15 16-007

Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Incursion Protocol for Wildland Firefighters

2016-04-14 16-006

2016 Interagency Incident Business Management Handbook (PMS 902) Release

2016-03-25 16-005

Errata to the Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide (PMS 210) Update to Minimum Crew Standards for National Mobilization

2016-03-23 16-004

Issuance of Revised Optional Forms OF-288 and OF-296

2016-03-18 16-003

NWCG Budget Guidance FY 2017

2016-02-23 16-002

Removal of Spanish Versions of S-130 Firefighter Training and S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior from the NWCG Curriculum

2016-01-27 16-001
Memo Subject Date Memo #

2015 NWCG Wildfire Emergency Medical Service Award – Call for Nominations

2015-11-18 15-014

Wildland Fire Incident Management Succession Planning – The Way Forward

2015-10-09 15-013

Release of October 2015 Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1)

2015-10-01 15-012

Release of draft 2016 Interagency Helicopter Operations Guide (IHOG) for immediate review and comment through September 30, 2015

2015-08-13 15-011

2016 Redesign of NWCG Website

2015-07-20 15-010

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technology Assessment Demonstration

2015-06-26 15-009

NWCG Aviation Hazard Mapping

2015-06-25 15-008

Completion of NWCG Evolving Incident Management (EIM) Implementation Project

2015-06-24 15-007

NWCG Standards for Incident Medical Support

2015-06-22 15-006

NWCG Safety Zone Standards and Associated Research

2015-05-18 15-005

NWCG Safety Zone Standards

2015-04-21 15-004

Release and Implementation of the e-ISuite Application

2015-02-20 15-003

NWCG Budget Guidance FY 2016 (including NWCG Project Funding Request Template and Instructions

2015-01-27 15-002

Wildland Fire Information and Technology Line of Business Review – NWCG Assistance to the Fire Management Board (FMB)

2015-01-26 15-001
Memo Subject Date Memo #

Release of the Draft October 2015 Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1) for review and comment

2014-12-18 14-021

Interim Guidance: Change to the 2014 Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG) (pg.55)

2014-12-17 14-020

Revision of the Wildland Fire Risk and Complexity Assessment (RCA)

2014-12-02 14-019

National Fire Danger Rating System Updates

2014-11-21 14-018

NWCG 2014 Glossary of Wildland Fire Terminology

2014-10-21 14-017

Response to concerns regarding the NWCG Evolving Incident Management project

2014-10-06 14-016

Response to concerns regarding the NWCG Evolving Incident Management project

2014-10-06 14-015

Response to M-14-08 Fire Management Board Direction for Evolving Incident Management via NWCG EIM Project

2014-10-06 14-014

Release of October 2014 Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1)

2014-10-01 14-013

Memorandum Cancelled

2014-09-05 14-012

Interagency Helicopter Operations Guide (IHOG) Call for Comments

2014-09-03 14-011

Guidance for NWCG Committee Activity as it Relates to Inherently Federal Business

2014-08-04 14-010

Type 2 and Type 2IA Hand Crew Use Analysis Survey

2014-07-21 14-009

Fire Management Board Direction for Evolving Incident Management via NWCG EIM Project

2014-07-11 14-008

General Services Administration (GSA) Fire Program Transition to Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)

2014-06-27 14-007

“A Week to Remember, Reflect and Learn” June 30-July 6, 2014

2014-06-06 14-006

Fire Shelter Project Review

2014-05-19 14-005

Evolving Incident Management (EIM) Update

2014-05-21 14-004

Announcement – NWCG PMU Manager

2014-05-06 14-003

Clarification and Update of Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation Procedures Guide, PMS 484 (April 2014)

2014-04-15 14-002

2014 Incident Response Pocket Guide, Publication Management System 461

2014-01-27 14-001
Memo Subject Date Memo #

Adoption and Release of the Risk and Complexity Assessment

2013-12-17 13-015

NWCG Recommendation: Transition to Employee Common Identifier (ECI) for Casual Employees

2013-12-06 13-014

Release of Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation Procedures Guide, PMS 484 (11/2013)

2013-12-05 13-013

Request for Geographic Area Feedback to the Incident Management Team (IMT) Distribution Analysis RESPONSE DUE: January 3, 2014

2013-11-13 13-012

Release of October 2013 Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1)

2013-10-21 13-011

Approval of the new Training Committee

2013-09-27 13-010

Evolving Incident Management Progress Report

2013-09-23 13-009

NWCG Decision to Stop Using the National Interagency Incident Management System (NIIMS) Name (External Release of Memo#I-503-2013, April 16, 2013.)

2013-09-12 13-008

FEMA NIMS Historical Recognition of NWCG Instructors

2013-08-23 13-007

NWCG State Billing with USFS Memorandum

2013-07-19 13-006

NWCG transition to the FEMA National Incident Management System Training Program

2013-06-21 13-005

Revisions to Memorandum #001-2013 Wildland Fire Module Typing and Release of New Standards – Resource Order Category Change

2013-06-21 13-004

Release of the new Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide, PMS 210

2013-04-16 13-003

Evolving Incident Management - Request for Additional Information

Response Due: May 1, 2013

2013-04-09 13-002

Wildland Fire Module Typing and Release of New Standards

2013-03-15 13-001
Memo Subject Date Memo #

Single Point Interstate Billing

2012-12-10 12-020

Request for Final Review – Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation Procedures Guide

2012-10-22 12-019

Request for Final Review – Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation Procedures Guide

2012-10-22 12-018

Release of October 2012 Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1)

2012-09-27 12-017

Management Guidance for the Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) Network

2012-09-25 12-016

2012 Interagency Incident Business Management Handbook (PMS 902) Release

2012-09-11 12-015

Evolving Incident Management Strategic Implementation Plan (EIMSIP) – NWCG Executive Board Decision

2012-09-06 12-014

NWCG 2011 Annual Report

2012-08-21 12-013

NWCG Unit Identifier

2012-08-09 12-012

Wildland Fire Institute (WFI) - Update

2012-08-09 12-011

NWCG Training Branch – Twitter Account

2012-07-27 12-010

Clinical Treatment Guidelines for Wildland Fire Medical Units

2012-07-25 12-009

PMS 410-1:  Fireline Handbook Revision

2012-06-18 12-008

Wildland Fire Institute Board of Directors Letter of Appointment – John Glenn

2012-06-15 12-007

Monitoring and Mitigating Exposure to Carbon Monoxide and Particulates at Incident Base Camps

2012-06-12 12-006

Wildland Fire Decision Support System and the Role of Incident Management Teams

2012-04-11 12-005

Status of Mobile Incident Management Information Technology (MIMIT) Kits

2012-02-28 12-004

Annual Fireline Safety Refresher Implementation Options

2012-02-02 12-003

Incident Management Organization Succession Planning (IMOSP) Project – NWCG Executive Board Decision

2012-01-30 12-002

NWCG’s Role in Support, Coordination, and All-Hazards Response by Wildland Fire Agencies

2012-01-10 12-001
Memo Subject Date Memo #

Release of November 2011 Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1) and NIMS Wildland Fire Implementation

2011-11-05 11-023

Incident Management Organization Succession Planning (IMOSP) Project Update and Release of Incident Management Organization Succession Planning Stakeholder Feedback Data Summary

2011-11-10 11-022

Suspension and Replacement of the October 2011 Revision of the PMS 310-1, NIIMS Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide

2011-10-28 11-021

Wildland Fire Institute Change Management Board Letter of Appointment

2011-10-14 11-020

Wildland Fire Institute Board of Directors Letter of Appointment

2011-10-14 11-019

FY2012 BLM Funding Reductions in Support of NWCG Training

2011-10-04 11-018

NWCG and FEMA National Integration Center (NIC): Collaboration and
Coordination

2011-09-28 11-017

IFPM Applicant Report Available in IQCS

2011-09-26 11-016

NWCG Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2010

2011-09-23 11-015

Wildland Fire Data and Fiscal Management for Complexes, Mergers, and Splits

2011-09-14 11-014

Procedures for Off-site/Remote Incident Assignments

2011-09-14 11-013

Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS): Decision Documentation and GACG Responsibilities

2011-08-18 11-012

Incident Management Organization Succession Planning (IMOSP) Project Update

2011-08-04 11-011

Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation Procedures Guide – Review and Update

2011-07-25 11-010

Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation Procedures Guide – Review and Update

2011-07-25 11-009

BLM Internet Address Changes Impacting NWCG

2011-07-08 11-008

Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Currency Requirements

2011-06-13 11-007

Release of June 2011 Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide
(PMS 310-1)

2011-06-08 11-006

Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation Procedures Guide – Review and Update

2011-05-31 11-005

Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation Procedures Guide – Review and Update

2011-05-31 11-004

Record of Decision to Decommission Legacy NWCG Groups

2011-04-28 11-003

National Standards and the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG)

2011-04-28 11-002

Fireline Safety Refresher Training – Strategic Plan Approval

2011-04-25 11-001
Memo Subject Date Memo #

Implementation of Revised Complexity Analysis/Organizational Needs Assessment for 2011

2010-12-06 10-042

Strategic Operational Planner (SOPL): Description and Use

2010-09-24 10-041

Revised Interim NWCG Minimum Standards for Medical Units Managed By NWCG Member Agencies

2010-09-07 10-040

Strategic Operational Planner (SOPL): Description and Use

2010-08-18 10-039

Current Status on Incident Management Team (IMT) Succession Planning Project

2010-08-13 10-038

NWCG Interagency Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Apparatus, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and Training Specifications

2010-08-03 10-037

Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1) Revision Criteria, Processes, and Timeframes

2010-07-30 10-036

NWCG Change Process Document

2010-07-19 10-035

Integrated Reporting of Wildland Fire Information (iRWIn) Recommendation

2010-07-19 10-034

NWCG Wildland Fire Institute (WFI)

2010-07-19 10-033

Wildland Fire Information Technology Portfolio

2010-07-08 10-032

Partners in Fire Education (PIFE) - Transition into NWCG

2010-07-08 10-031

Additional Guidance for Communicating about Managing Wildland Fire in light of Changes in Policy Guidance and Terminology

2010-07-08 10-030

National Wildland Fire Enterprise Architecture (NWFEA) Blueprint
Version 2.9 – Amendment #1

2010-07-01 10-029

NWCG FY2010 Third Quarter Project Expenditure Report
REPLY DUE July 6, 2010

2010-06-21 10-028

Clarification of Roles - NWCG and NMAC

2010-06-11 10-027

National Association of State Foresters (NASF) Cooperators - Aviation
Standards for Interagency Fire

2010-06-03 10-026

Dutch Creek Serious Accident Investigation Report Response: Three (3) New Incident Management Team (IMT) Daily Operation Protocols/Procedures

2010-05-25 10-025

Terminology Updates Resulting from Release of the Guidance for the
Implementation of Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy (2009)

2010-04-30 10-024

Dutch Creek Accident – Key Messages

2010-04-29 10-023

Acceptance of Liaison Officer (LOFR) Position Task Book

2010-04-19 10-022

Volunteer Fire Department Heart Attacks on Wildland Fires 

2010-04-12 10-021

NWCG Point-of-Contact with the National Integration Center (NIC)

2010-04-19 10-020

State and Local Government Reimbursement for NWCG Sponsored Incident Management System Training

2010-04-08 10-019

Assignment of Trainees to Incident Positions

2010-04-08 10-018

National Wildfire Coordinating Group Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2009

2010-04-08 10-017

Request to Review the National Incident Management System (NIMS)

2010-04-06 10-016

Interim NWCG Minimum Standards for Medical Units Managed By NWCG Member Agencies

2010-03-25 10-015

NWCG Internet Domains

2010-03-19 10-014

NWCG Infectious Disease Guidelines

2010-03-16 10-013

Geographic Area Coordinating Group Chairs (GACG) and AC/IC Co-Chairs

2010-03-05 10-012

National Incident Management Team (IMT) Succession Planning Tasking

2010-03-05 10-011

National Incident Management Team (IMT) Succession Planning – Project Team and Task Team Participation

2010-03-05 10-010

NWCG FY2010 Mid-Year Project Expenditure Report
REPLY DUE APRIL 5, 2010

2010-02-26 10-009

Removal of Language within the Fireline Handbook PMS 410-1, NFPA 1977

2010-02-23 10-008

NWCG FY 2011 - 2013 Budget Guidance and Requests

2010-02-23 10-007

Standardization of Forest Service Rappel Programs

2010-02-18 10-006

Interagency Wildland Fire Geospatial Governance

2010-02-12 10-005

2010 FEMA-USFA Type 3 All-Hazard Incident Management Team (IMT) Pilot Program

2010-02-03 10-004

NWCG #107th Meeting – All Chairs Workshop

2010-01-21 10-003

National Incident Management Team Succession Planning – Key Messages

2010-01-15 10-002

IFPM: Classification of Local Dispatch Center Manager Positions

2010-01-14 10-001
Memo Subject Date Memo #

NWCG FY 2010 Budget Requests

2009-06-17 09-019

Interagency Safety and Health Reporting Processes

2009-06-15 09-018

Release of June 2009 Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1) and Amended Position Task Books

2009-06-15 09-017

New NWCG Manager

2009-06-12 09-016

Adjudication of Interagency Wildland Fire Medical Standards Program Pending Cases during Transition Period for Department of the Interior Employees

2009-06-04 09-015

Field Level Offices to Support the Statusing of AD Resources for Interagency National Response.

2009-05-26 09-014

Old Style Fire Shelter Disposal

2009-05-26 09-013

Standardization of Geographic Area Coordination Center Job Series and Position Descriptions

2009-04-24 09-012

Interagency Fire Management Plan Template

2009-04-16 09-011

Corporate University Business Case Information Collection Teleconferences

2009-04-16 09-010

Revisions to the Annual Operating Plans for Master Cooperative Fire and Stafford Act Agreements due to Implementation of Revised Guidance for the Implementation of Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy. 

2009-04-13 09-009

Medical Standards Program Transition Plan

2009-03-11 09-008

Health Screen Appointments in the Interagency Medical Standards Program Suspended after March 13th, 2009

2009-03-06 09-007

NWCG Recommendation for Information Systems Interconnection MOU

2009-03-03 09-006

Change in Oversight of Interagency Medical Standards Program Office

2009-02-13 09-005

Agreements with Local Fire Departments

2009-02-06 09-004

Interagency Large Fire Cost Reviews - Process and Guidance

2009-02-06 09-003

Notification of Selection of NWCG Branch Coordinators

2009-01-09 09-002

Update on the Modifications to the Interagency Strategy for the Implementation of Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy

2009-01-07 09-001