VWC Board of Governors Meetings

The VWC Board of Governors and Chapter Representatives meet three times a year for business work sessions. The fourth gathering is the Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet for all VWC members to assemble and take action on issues requiring a member vote and to celebrate the achievements of members who have won VWC contests and other special awards. The Annual Meeting also features a keynote speaker during lunch.

The business work sessions are held in February, May and September in Charlottesville. The Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet is held on the first Saturday of November in Richmond.

Upcoming events

    • 11/06/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual

    VWC Annual Meeting 2021

    November 6, 2021


    Come celebrate Virginia writers! We'll be announcing Golden Nib winners and have a keynote from Heath Hardage Lee, author of The League of Wives, which has been optioned for a movie.

    Attendance is FREE, but you need to RSVP. Zoom info will be sent only to members who RSVP.

    About Heath Hardage Lee

    Heath comes from a museum education, preservation, and program background. She holds a B.A. in History with Honors from Davidson College, and an M.A. in French Language and Literature from the University of Virginia.

    Heath is an independent historian, biographer and curator. Potomac Books, a division of the University of Nebraska Press, published Heath’s prize-winning book, Winnie Davis: Daughter of the Lost Cause, in 2014. Heath’s narrative nonfiction book entitled The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Home from Vietnam was published by St. Martin’s Press on April 2, 2019.

    Heath was the 2017 Robert J. Dole Curatorial Fellow, and her exhibition entitled The League of Wives: Vietnam POW MIA Advocates & Allies about Vietnam POW MIA wives premiered at the Dole Institute of Politics in May of 2017. The exhibit is currently traveling through 2021 to museum venues all over the United States including the Richard Nixon Presidential Library.

    Actress Reese Witherspoon and her production company Hello Sunshine in partnership with Sony 3000 have optioned The League of Wives for a feature film. Heath is an executive producer and historical consultant for the project.

Past events

09/11/2021 VWC Board of Governors Meeting
02/06/2021 Board of Governors meeting
11/07/2020 VWC Annual Meeting 2020
05/02/2020 VWC 2nd Quarter 2020 BOG Meeting
02/01/2020 1st Board of Governors Meeting of 2020
11/02/2019 Annual Meeting 2019 Registration
06/01/2019 2nd Quarter BOG Meeting
02/02/2019 Board of Governors 1st Quarter Meeting
11/02/2018 Registration: Annual Meeting
11/02/2018 Registration: Annual Meeting Guest Only
09/08/2018 Board of Governors Meeting
05/05/2018 Board of Governors Meeting
02/03/2018 Board of Governors Meeting
11/04/2017 2017 Annual Meeting, Awards Ceremony & Centennial Launch
11/05/2016 2016 Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet
09/17/2016 VWC September 2016 Board of Governors Meeting - NOTE CHANGE IN DATE
06/10/2016 E-Nunciator Newsletter Summer Edition Submission Deadline
05/07/2016 Board of Governors Meeting
05/01/2016 2016 Summer Shorts Writing Contest
03/10/2016 E-Nunciator Newsletter Submission Deadline
01/28/2016 VWC February 2016 Board of Governors Meeting
11/07/2015 2015 Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet
09/12/2015 VWC September 2015 Board of Governors Meeting
06/30/2015 E-Nunciator Newsletter Summer Edition
06/10/2015 E-Nunciator Newsletter Summer Edition Submission Deadline
05/02/2015 VWC May 2015 Board of Governors Meeting
03/31/2015 E-Nunciator Newsletter Spring Edition
03/10/2015 E-Nunciator Newsletter Submission Deadline
02/07/2015 VWC February 2015 Board of Governors Meeting
11/01/2014 Annual Meeting
09/06/2014 Sept. BOG Meeting
05/03/2014 May 3rd BOG Meeting
11/02/2013 2013 VWC Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet
09/02/2013 CANCELLED: VWC Board of Governors Meeting
06/01/2013 VWC Board of Governors Meeting
11/03/2012 2012 VWC Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet
09/08/2012 VWC 3rd Qtr. Board of Governors Meeting
11/12/2011 2011 Annual Meeting
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