Vermont Leadership Institute

What is your BIG W work?

Vermont Leadership Institute, Vermont’s premier civic leadership development program has been offering insight to leaders on this question since 1995. Our 9 month intensive and transformative leadership journey begins this fall. For application information please follow this link or contact Suzanne Trahey at

The Snelling Center for Government is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for Vermont’s premier civic leadership development program. Since 1995, the Vermont Leadership Institute has been offering intensive pro-grams for leaders in Vermont’s private, public and non-profit sectors.

VLI graduates are making a difference in Vermont; leading innovative businesses, creating award-winning non-profits, serving in the legislature and state government and volunteering in their communities. With over 500 graduates since 1996, the VLI class of 2018 would be the 23rd graduating class.

To learn more about the Vermont Leadership Institute, including the 2017-2018 program schedule and application process, please visit or email Suzanne Trahey, or call at 802.859-3090. The application deadline is May 5, 2017. The Snelling Center for Government is a non-partisan, non-profit organization committed to fostering responsible and ethical civic leadership, encouraging public service by private citizens, and promoting informed citizen participation in shaping public policy in Vermont. For more information, please visit our Web site at