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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.
The Leadership Academy is organized into a yearlong course that will kick-off at JAM 2019 and will conclude at JAM 2020. 
 
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 JAM2019
•    (4) 1-hour Remote Leadership Sessions
•    (3) All day in-person workshops in rotating locations throughout Virginia, 
•    and a concluding workshop and graduation at JAM2020.

 
 
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 2019 (JAM19 registration not required)
  • Three (3) all day workshops with breakfast, snacks, and lunch 
  • WaterJAM2020 Registration where the conclusion meeting will take place 
Program cost will not include:
  • Transportation costs to workshops 
  • Any lodging expenses 
  • WaterJAM2019 registration costs   (Participants may attend the kickoff meeting at JAM 2019 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 WaterJAM2019.
 
Instructions:  In order for your application to be considered, VA AWWA/VWEA must receive all complete materials by the application deadline, July 10th, 2019. 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)