Core Purpose (Mission)
To foster community and professional development among individuals who create and apply science to efficiently provide safe and high quality meat*.
*The term meat is defined for usage in this document as red meat (beef, pork and lamb), poultry, fish/seafood and meat from other managed species.
We value active participation and contributions of time and effort by members to the success of AMSA.
We value the experience and diversity of our domestic and international members.
We use objective, knowledge-based decision making in the management of our organization.
We value independent deliberative, science-based decision making in the development of policy, applications and technology.
We value the association's independence, credibility and integrity.
We value collaboration within the association.
We believe in supporting the networking and fellowship of our domestic and international members.
We value effective stewardship of the association's resources to ensure financial stability.
We value the history and traditions of AMSA while fostering an environment of innovation and positive change.