National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Interagency Medical Standards Team

IMST decorative banner: photos depicting IMST position.


The Interagency Medical Standards Team (IMST) will serve as the mechanism for cooperation between the DOI and FS to support uniformity in the implementation of medical qualifications policy for arduous duty wildland firefighters found in the Federal Interagency Wildland Firefighter Medical Standards dated July 30, 2015.


Key Documents



Member Role Organization Email
L. Kaili McCray Chair, MSP Manager DOI
Jennifer Symonds Medical Officer, MQP Manager USFS
Kate Flanigan-Sawyer DOI Medical Officer DOI
Phillip Spottswood OPM Medical Programs OPM
Tim Radtke DOI OSH Medical Programs DOI
Jes Asmussen USFS OSH USFS
Renae Lockwood DOI HR DOI
Geraldine Esquibel USDA HR USDA
Ted Mason DOI FIre Risk Management FWS
Steve Holdsambeck USFS Fire Risk Management USFS
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