Tim Heaphy, Mary Loose DeViney, and Sean O’Brien
Now that the election is over, attention in Richmond will now turn towards starting the next chapter in Virginia’s political history. For the past dozen years, the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership has been giving staffers and elected officials detailed courses on how to be civil while navigating the ins and outs of the capitol. Each year, 35 people from around the state are chosen by the non-partisan Sorensen to attend a ten-month program on becoming a political leader for Virginia. Their deadline for the 2006 class
is this November 15. Sean Tubbs stopped by their offices to find out more.