Get Involved with the Wildland Fire Policy Committee
January 10, 2014
The IAFC is looking to fill a number of committee openings, including the chair and three seats on the Wildland Fire Policy Committee:
Wildland Fire Policy Committee. The Wildland Fire Policy Committee promotes nationwide efforts to reduce wildfire threats through aggressive prevention, public information and education, mitigation, preparation and response efforts. The committee keeps abreast of all emerging wildland and wildland-urban interface issues facing the fire service and responds accordingly. Committee members serve as representatives on other national fire leadership groups, attending appropriate meetings and serving as subject matter experts.
These committee seats are available now.
Qualifications and Application
All committee members must meet specific professional qualifications pertinent to the appointment and are expected to contribute to the mission of the committee by playing an active role in its activities. Committee chairs will review all applicants before passing recommendations to IAFC President William Metcalf. In addition to ensuring appropriate work experience, all committees strive to achieve geographic balance and diversity among committee members.
If you're interested in being considered for one of these open positions, please submit a letter of interest with a résumé and complete contact information to Carly Zoerb, no later than Tuesday, January 28. Please specify your interest, as a committee member or chair.
New committee members are expected to attend the committee meeting at FRI 2014 in Dallas and are encouraged to be available for participation on teleconferences immediately. The IAFC does not provide financial assistance for committee members to attend FRI.
Deadline: Tuesday, January 28.
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