The RSWT is a subset of and reports to the Operations Committee. It is responsible for formulating resource sharing plans and strategies. They work very closely with the Executive Director to oversee and manage their grant allocations and carry out their business. The Chair of this Working Team is a member of the Operations Committee.
The RSWT is responsible for updating the Compact's Operations Manual. As part of this task, the RSWT strives to identify and resolve barriers to resource exchanges amongst the member agencies and with all other entities that may need or provide assistance. To this end, the RSWT has funds to provide attendance at the annual Alliance of Forest Fire Compacts meeting which includes most all of the U.S. and Canada.