The program is sponsored by the Greater Wiliamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance and began in 1994 under the guidance of co-coordinators Nan and Pete Cruikshank. Since then, there have been nine classes and more than 200 community participants.
This year, though, will be Pete’s last, as he’s ready to retire. His wife, Nan, passed away a few years ago. “It was the dedication and commitment of this couple that made LHT what it is today,” according to a recent press release from the Alliance. “LHT is looking for someone to carry on the great work the Cruikshanks began.”
The latest class just completed its project, the My Place playground for all children regardless of their ability. It’s located beside the James City/Williamsburg Community Center on Longhill Road.
The Alliance has opened the position up to qualified locals who are familiar with local businesses, government and civic leadership along with experience in some aspect of community leadership.
The new Leadership Historic Triangle program coordinator will report to the board of directors.
Anyone interested in applying for the position should contact Assistant City Manager Jodi Miller at email@example.com.