November 30 - December 3, 2016
Colorado Springs, CO
The class was selected during the Executive Committee session at the CSG West Annual Meeting, September 6th - 9th, 2016 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Each Western state is allocated at least two, and no more than four, participants in the WLA each year. Typically, each state gets three slots at the Academy.
Applicants must be in their first four years of cumulative legislative service.
As illustrated by answers to application questions and letters of recommendation, selection criteria include:
Dedication to public service
Desire to improve personal effectiveness as a legislator
Commitment to the institution of the legislature, and
Interest in improving the legislative process.
A complete application includes: the application form, answers to two application questions, two letters of recommendation from legislative colleagues or elected state officials and a brief resume.
If you have any questions about this selection process, please contact Erica Miller at 916-553-4423 or firstname.lastname@example.org