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The Leadership Academy is the newest VA AWWA/VWEA initiative developed for individuals in the industry of all ages interested in leadership topics including moral and ethical leadership, emotional intelligence, people styles, project management, and more.
Application forms are now available!  Submit your information before the deadline.  
The Leadership Academy is organized into a yearlong course that will kick-off at JAM 2020 and will conclude at JAM 2021. 
The course will entail:
  • committee involvement – participants will join a committee and help plan an event or get involved in committee activities
  • a kickoff workshop at WaterJAM 2020 (9/16/20*)
  • four (4) 1-hour remote leadership sessions (10/21/20, 2/24/21, 5/26/21, & 8/18/21*)
  • four (4) All-day in-person workshops: Three workshops in rotating locations throughout Virginia (1/27/21, 4/28/21, & 7/14/21*), and a concluding workshop and graduation at WaterJAM 2021 (9/13/21*).
*currently set dates may be subject to change
Program Cost and Inclusions:
The VA AWWA/VWEA Leadership Academy will require a fee of $700 per participant. This cost will include:
  • Kick-off meeting at WaterJAM 2020 (JAM20 registration not required)
  • Four (4) all-day workshops with breakfast, snacks, and lunch 
  • WaterJAM2021 Registration where the conclusion meeting will take place 
Program cost will not include:
  • Transportation costs to workshops 
  • Any lodging expenses 
  • WaterJAM2020 registration costs   (Participants may attend the kickoff meeting at JAM 2020 without registering for JAM.)
​​Invoices for the Leadership Academy will be sent to applicants after acceptance to the course and must be paid in full before the kick-off meeting at WaterJAM2020.
Instructions:  In order for your application to be considered, VA AWWA/VWEA must receive all completed materials by the application deadline, June 26, 2020. Leadership Academy Membership Application, VA AWWA/VWEA Membership Application or Member ID Number, Resumes, and Letter of Support must be submitted as one (1) package to VA AWWA/VWEA.  Applications should be completed electronically and submitted by email to VA AWWA/VWEA (admin@vaawwa.org).
Application Check List:
___ Resume
___ VA AWWA/VWEA Membership Application (If not currently a member)
Hampton Roads Convention Center
1610 Coliseum Dr
Hampton, VA 23666
Geneva Hudgins