Mission Statement: Empower professionals to advance sustainable benefits of dams and levees for society.
Vision Statement: A world where all dams and levees are safe and valued by the communities they serve.
Build awareness of the challenges, values, and benefits of dams and levees to the public.
Provide accurate and timely information about dams and levees to stakeholders and policy makers.
As a profession, let people know who we are, what we do, and why.
Generate, join and support coalitions which are aligned with USSD’s missions and values.
Identify advancements in dams and levees and needs for training.
Develop and deliver industry-relevant education and training.
Create a structured curriculum for dam and levee professionals.
Evaluate, and if warranted, create accrediting/certifying opportunities for professionals and/or programs.
Strengthen and promote connection to ICOLD.
Identify and provide leadership opportunities to advance the USSD Mission and ensure it remains viable.
Create Opportunities and mechanisms for higher education institutions and researchers to share advances in the field.
Create networking and mentoring opportunities for professionals to share, grow, and access information for collaboration and encourage the free flow of information.
Foster career paths that will grow the talent pool for our industry.
Attract students and young professionals into the industry and USSD activities.
Strengthen diversity, equity and inclusion within the community of practice.
Grow USSD through outreach beyond our membership.
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