To be an acknowledged resource for local to global scale scientific and technical knowledge, education, networking and professional development that is depended on by members and partners in the international wildland fire community.
IAWF Mission Statement
The International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF) mission is to foster leadership and communication for the wildland fire community.
The IAWF is uniquely positioned as an independent organization whose membership includes experts in all aspects of wildland fire management. IAWF independence and breadth of global membership expertise allows it to offer a neutral forum for the consideration of important, at times controversial, wildland fire issues. Our unique membership and organization allow the IAWF to creatively apply a full range of wildland fire knowledge to perform its stated mission.
Your Professional Organization
IAWF is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) professional association representing members of the global wildland fire community. The purpose of the association is to facilitate communication and provide leadership for the wildland fire community.
Your Professional Choice – Connect with IAWF
Find out more about IAWF and how your membership supports our IAWF initiatives, our communities, and your professional activities — at IAWF Membership Benefits — and join the international organization serving wildfire professionals.