National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Interagency Fire Program Management Group

IFPM decorative banner: photos depicting IFPM position.


The purpose of the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Group is to develop, maintain, and implement Interagency Fire Program Management Qualifications Standards for key fire management positions utilized by the federal land management agencies.

The IFPM Group is authorized to convene meetings and schedule agenda items. The Task Group is also authorized to make contacts, negotiate work assignments, and make commitments on behalf of the Task Group.


Key Documents



Member Role Organization Email
Kevin Conn Chair FWS
Garth Fisher Primary Member BIA
Deborah Abeita Primary Member BIA HR
Jeff Arnberger Primary Member BLM
Cindy Pogue Primary Member BLM HR
Jill McCurdy Primary Member USFS
Lisa Renken Primary Member USFS HR
Jim Shultz Primary Member NPS
Melissa Warner Primary Member NPS HR
Akia West Primary Member DOI HR



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