The VA AWWA | VWEA Leadership Academy is focused on providing a training program that facilitates professional growth by enhancing communication and leadership skills through workshops and networking opportunities. The Leadership Academy Committee plans the program curriculum, identifies trainers, and selects applicants for the program. The Committee meets virtually every other Tuesday at noon and welcomes new Committee members anytime throughout the year. 
The Leadership Academy is a yearlong course that kicks off at JAM each year and concludes the following year. The course entails:
  • VA AWWA or VWEA Committee Participation – participants will join a committee and help plan an event or get involved in committee activities
  • A kick-off workshop at WaterJAM
  • Four (4) 1-2 hour virtual leadership sessions 
  • Four (4) all-day in-person workshops: Three workshops will be held at central or rotating locations in Virginia.  The concluding workshop and graduation will be held at WaterJAM.
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How to Apply
Committee Contacts
To learn more about this committee, please contact:
Chelsea Bajek | Chair
Henrico Water, Department of Public Utilities
Committee Meeting Schedule
Meetings are held online every other Tuesday from 12- 1 pm.
To join the committee, please complete this Willingness To Serve form.