11:30am - 1:00pm
Tuesday, 8 April
Each year the Environment Virginia Symposium features the presentation of the Governor's Environmental Excellence Awards and the Erchul Environmental Leadership Award. This year both awards will be presented at a Tuesday Awards Luncheon preceding the kick-off of the conference.
11:30 am Guests seated
Remarks by Colonel David Miller, USAF (retired), interim director of Virginia Military Institute's Center for Leadership and Ethics
Remarks by the Honorable Molly Ward, Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources
Presentation of the Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards by Rick Weeks, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, with Secretary Ward, David Paylor, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, and Clyde Cristman, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Presentation of the Erchul Environmental Leadership Award by Colonel Miller, with Shelton Miles
Brief Remarks by Erchul Award Winner
12:45 pm Luncheon concludes
Attendees will enjoy a menu of chicken breasts marinated in tequila and lime juice and topped with a mango salsa, sweet rice blended with dried cranberry and mango, and a side of seasoned broccoli spears. Salad, freshly baked bread, water, freshly brewed iced tea, coffee and decaf will also be available. The lunch will conclude with dessert.
Conference participants must register separately for the Awards Luncheon; registration is also available for those intending to attend the luncheon only.
Business attire or military Class A is requested for the Awards Luncheon.