Board of Directors

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The FIRESCOPE Board of Director’s role is maintaining and improving FIRESCOPE products and services [i.e., Incident Command System (ICS) and the Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS)]. The decision-making process for these matters is built upon the FIRESCOPE organization and the “consensus” decision-making process that creates buy-in among diverse local, state, and federal fire agencies toward a common goal.
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Mission Statement
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The mission of the FIRESCOPE Board of Directors is to provide recommendations and technical assistance to the Office of Emergency Services (OES); to maintain the FIRESCOPE Decision Process and continue the operation, development, and maintenance of the FIRESCOPE Incident Command System (ICS) and the Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS); and maintain a system known as the FIRESCOPE Decision Process to continue statewide operation, development, and maintenance of the following FIRESCOPE developed Incident Command System (ICS) and Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS) components.
  • Improved methods for coordinating multi-agency resources during major incidents.
  • Improved methods for forecasting fire behavior and assessing fire, weather and terrain conditions on an incident.
  • Standard terminology for improving incident management.
  • Improved multi-agency incident communications.
  • Multi-agency training on FIRESCOPE developed components and products/services.
  • Common mapping systems.
  • Improved incident information management.
  • Regional operational coordination centers for regional multi-agency coordination.
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Vision Statement
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The FIRESCOPE Board of Directors/OES Fire and Rescue Services Advisory vision is to continue national leadership in the development of all-risk incident and multi-agency coordination systems, to enhance and encourage full California fire service in the statewide Fire and Rescue Mutual Aid System, common voice for the California fire service relating to these issues.
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Roster
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The FIRESCOPE Board of Directors roster is available in Adobe Acrobat .pdf format, if you would like to view the Roster Click Here.
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Meeting Information
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The FIRESCOPE Board of Directors conducts meetings several times a year, if you would like to view information regarding past or upcoming meetings Click Here.
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