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In lieu of an Annual Conference this year, VADPC will be offering
Training Sessions
to its PDC members, but there are still many opportunities for Sponsorships!

Please click HERE to see the opportunities and benefits for your organization.

Save the Date for these Upcoming Training Sessions:

Session 2

The Virginia Legislative Process

Monday, August 5, 2024, 12:00 pm

Virginia’s General Assembly gathers yearly and approves a budget and hundreds of bills across a wide range of topics. This session will explore how changes in state law affect the work of local and regional governments and how PDCs can become involved in the legislative process. A pair of veteran state lobbyists will provide some insights.

Session 3

Communications—Telling the PDC Story

Monday, September 9, 2024, 12:00 pm 

Does your PDC have a communications strategy? Are you intentional about how you communicate with and to your various audiences? How can you “tell your story” better? Get some advice and guidance from the founder and CEO of Consociate Media.

Session 1

FOIA for All

Monday, June 10, 12:00 pm

See the Recording of the FOIA Training Here

FOIA Slides

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All PDC staff can benefit from a high-level understanding of Virginia laws on public meetings and access to public records (the Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA). This session will provide the necessary nuts and bolts and look at situational examples to strengthen understanding.



Alan Gernhardt,

Executive Director

Virginia Freedom of Information Advisory Council

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Thank You to Our

2024 Training Sessions

Silver Sponsors

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