From: CSG West
To: Dean Sanpei,
Subject: Apply Today for the Western Legislative Academy!
Date: Tue Mar 11 17:51:48 MDT 2014
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CSG West covers housing, meals, and training. Participants selected for the WLA are responsible for the cost of getting to and from Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

39 Western legislators in their first four years of total legislative service.

Capacity building for legislators including training in negotiation, communications, leadership, time management, and more.

November 17-20, 2014

Colorado Springs, Colorado

To improve legislative institutions and help lawmakers be successful.
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March 11, 2014
Apply Today for the
Western Legislative Academy
Dear Representative Sanpei
The Western Legislative Academy (WLA) is the West's premier training for legislators in their first four years of legislative service. Every year 39 legislators are invited to participate in an intensive multiple day training experience with fellow Western legislators. This year the WLA will take place November 17-20, 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Application Checklist: 


Check out the program and let us know if you have any questions! 

Email Jennifer Schanze at or call 916-553-4423 to get more information.

Collect two letters of recommendation, addressed to the CSG West Executive Committee, from legislative colleagues or elected state officials.

Answer the two Application questions:
  1. What is the public perception of the legislature in your state? What have you done or can you do to improve or maintain it?
  2. When you leave the legislature, what would you like your personal legacy to be? 

Fill out and submit the application by April 25th.
The WLA is a great opportunity to build new skills, learn to be more effective and efficient, network with colleagues from the west. We hope you will apply today for this special opportunity. Remember applications are due by April 25th.
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