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ARIZONA INTERAGENCY COORDINATING GROUP (AICG)
  SWCG Liaison: Leon Ben, Jr., BIA - Western Regional Office
  Committee Chair: Dominick Chicharello, BIA - Navajo Regional Office
    Charter  |  Committee Members
    Meeting Minutes  Agreements Documents
    Zone Fuels Groups Charter
  Sub-Committee
    Arizona FireWise   |   Charter
     
AVIATION COMMITTEE
  SWCG Liaison: Kelly Castillo, BLM - Arizona State Office
  Committee Chair: Kris Damsgaard, USFS Southwestern Regional Office
    Charter   |  Committee Members
  SWA Aviation Duty Officer: Vacant
    “At Geographic Area Preparedness Level 3 and higher, a member of the Southwest Area Aviation Committee will be appointed to be the “Aviation Duty Officer.”   This person will monitor aviation activity in the Southwest Area, and will be available to assist in resolving any issues that may arise.”
Aviation Duty Officer Guidelines and Procedures for 2012
    SEAT Program:
   
    Risk Management Worksheets:
   
   
COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE
  SWCG Liaison: Donald Griego, New Mexico State Forestry
  Committee Chair: Dale Brown, Arizona State Forestry
    Charter  Committee Members
    Meeting Minutes   Documents
     
     
     
   
DISPATCH OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
  SWCG Liaison: Kenan Jaycox, Southwest Coordination Center
  Committee Chair: Norval Tyler, Arizona Dispatch Center
    Charter    |     Committee Members
     

Awards: "Al Bell - Excellence in Dispatching Award, Rookie of the Year, AD Award"

     
FIRE PLANNING COMMITTEE
  SWCG Liaison: Bill VanBruggen, USFS Southwestern Regional Office
  Committee Chair: Harrold Riggs, USFS Southwestern Regional Office
    Charter  |   Committee Members
    Meeting Minutes   Documents
     
  Sub-Committee
    Wildland Fire Decision Support (WFDSS)
      SWCG Liaison: Leon Ben, Jr, BIA - Western Regional Office
      Committee Chair: Harrold Riggs, USFS Southwestern Regional Office
        Charter
     
INCIDENT BUSINESS MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
  SWCG Liaison: Brent Woffinden, NPS - Intermountain Regional Office
  Committee Chair: Katherine Ridenour, BIA - Navajo Area
    Charter  |    Committee Members
    SW Incident Business Management Operations Guidelines
   
INCIDENT COMMANDER ADVISORY COUNCIL
  SWCG Liaison: Leon Ben, Jr, BIA - Western Regional Office
  Committee Chair: Pruett Small, U.S. Forest Service (Ret.), Deputy IC Team 2
    Charter 
   
INFORMATION & PREVENTION COMMITTEE
  SWCG Liaison: Cal Pino, BIA - Southwest Region
  Committee Chair: Dolores Garcia, BLM - Arizona State Office
    Charter   |   Committee Members
    Meeting Minutes   Related Links
     
        SWA Fire Restrictions & Closures
       
   
NEW MEXICO INTERAGENCY COORDINATING GROUP (NMICG)
  SWCG Liaison: Donald Griego, NMS - New Mexico State
  Committee Chair: Jake Nuttall, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Vice-Chair: Emily Irwin, U. S. Forest Service, Southwestern Regional Office
    Charter   |   Committee Members
    Meeting Minutes   Documents:
     
   
OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
SWCG Liaison: Hector Madrid, BLM - New Mexico State Office and Donald Griego - New Mexico State Forestry
Committee Chair: Johnson Benallie, BIA-Navajo Area Agency, (8/01/2014 - 7/31/2015)
    Charter   |    Committee Members   |   Group Procedures
    Meeting Minutes   Documents
     

Preventing Spread of Aquatic Invasive Secies in the Southwest - Guidance for Fire Operations

  1. SWCG Memorandum
    a. Operational Guidelines
    b. Technical Guidelines
Sub-Committee:
 
Type 1 Crew
      SWCG Liaison: Rich Nieto, USFS Southwestern Regional Office
      Committee Chair: Pat Moore, Tonto NF (Mesa IHC)
        Charter
    Type 2 Crew
      SWCG Liaison: Dale Glenmore, BIA - Navajo Regional Office
      Committee Chair: Rich Nieto, USFS Southwestern Regional Office
        Charter   |   Committee Members
        SWFF Handbook
       
TRAINING COMMITTEE
  SWCG Liaison: David Geyer, Arizona State Forestry
  Committee Chair: Jeff Walther, Coconino National Forest
    Charter   |   Committee Members 

 


 

SWCG TASK GROUPS
INTERAGENCY DISPATCH OPTIMIZATION PILOT PROJECT (IDOPP)
  SWCG Liaison: Kelly Castillo, BLM - Arizona State Office
  National Report for the IDOPP   (Appendix)     |     National Toolbox from the IDOPP
     Southwest IDOPP Executive Summary
         - Southwest Sub-Team Report   |   Appendix
 
  • Arizona
    Committee Chair:  Arthur Gonzales, Kaibab NF
    Task Order
    Meeting Minutes
   
 
  • New Mexico
    Committee Chair: Brent Woffinden, National Park Service - Santa Fe Office
    Task Order   |   Committee Members  |  Workflow and Progress Chart
    Meeting Minutes Working Documents Briefing Papers