Diversity and Inclusion


Statement of Organization and Purpose


• MISSION STATEMENT:
“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.”

• GOALS:
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.

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