NORTHERN ROCKIES COORDINATING GROUP

TRAINING COMMITTEE CHARTER

 

PURPOSE:

 

The committee contributes toward meeting the Wildland Fire Suppression, Incident Management, Aviation Management, Fire Use and Fuels Management Interagency training needs in the Northern Rockies. This committee is to maximize the benefits to all the NRCG member agencies by coordinating efforts which will facilitate the development, presentation and evaluation of Interagency training.

 

AUTHORITY:

 

The NRCG identified the need for a training committee to serve as a forum to facilitate the development, presentation and evaluation of Interagency training. The committee will make recommendations to the NRCG.

 

MEMBERSHIP:

 

The committee will be made up of six Zone Training Coordinators, the Manager of the Northern Training Center (NTC), an NRCG Director who will serve as liaison, and technical specialists as needed. The Zone Training Coordinator will represent all agencies and units within the zone. The Eastern Montana Zone Training Coordinator will also represent the North Dakota Zone. At every other Spring meeting a new chairperson will be selected by the committee to serve a 2-year term.

 

OBJECTIVES:

 

The mission of the Training Committee is to facilitate quality Wildland Fire Suppression, Incident Management, Aviation Management, Fire Use and Fuels Management Interagency training responsive to the needs of member agencies accomplish this mission the committee will:

 

  1. Identify needs for Interagency training, course development and special projects.
  2. Evaluate effectiveness of Interagency training.
  3. Review the Interagency Training Program.
  4. Communicates with NTC, zones and units on day to day Interagency training business.

 

OPERATING PROCEDURES:

 

  1. The committee will meet annually in the spring and fall and as needed.
  2. Decisions will be made by concensus of committee members.
  3. The committee will report to the NRCG annually at its spring meeting or as otherwise requested.

 

/s/ James F. Greene

Chairman, Northern Rockies Coordinating Group                                                                  July 3, 1996