Diversity and Inclusion

Statement of Organization and Purpose

“FMCS encourages participation by all individuals regardless of age, culture, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, national origin, physical or mental difference, politics, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, or subculture. We aim to cultivate a society built on mutual respect and strive for a welcoming environment for all. FMCS promotes diversity in all areas of societal activity, including fostering diversity in membership, leadership, committees, outreach, public engagement, and recruitment.”

o Diversify the FMCS membership base.
o Entrench diversity and inclusion as a core value of FMCS.
o Provide resources to encourage participation of underrepresented groups.

• Photo of the committee

• If you are interested in participating in the D&I ad hoc-committee, contact Tam Smith at tamara_smith@fws.gov.

o Secured a Diversity Speaker at the 2019 Symposium - Erica Prosper-Nirenberg
o Added featured member photos and quotes on the FMCS website!