A MAC Group is:
- The central location from which off-scene activities supported by the state or tribal government are coordinated.
- FEMA’s focal point for national resource coordination.
- Composed of senior officials, such as agency administrators, executives, or their designees, who are authorized to represent or commit agency resources and funds in support of incident activities.
- A coordination center that expands to become an interagency facility in anticipation of a serious incident or immediately following an incident.