Great Lakes Fishery Commission - Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity and Cultural Competence Commitment Statement

In pursuance of our mission to support sustainable fisheries to benefit society, the Great Lakes Fishery Commission commits to cultivating a culture of respect, safety, and excellence through elevation of diversity, equity, inclusion, and cultural competence (DEIC) standards in all aspects of our work. We strive to enhance representation by diversifying partnerships and actively pursuing the inclusion of underrepresented internal and external perspectives in decision-making. We commit to delivering outreach and education to diverse audiences and increasing access to opportunities and resources. We pledge to assess and enhance our DEIC initiatives to foster continual progress.