CONTENTS

DEPARTMENTS
After a stimulating stint as Governor Mark Waner’s policy analyst, Suzette Denslow rejoins her local government friends and colleagues as the deputy director of the Virginia Municipal League.
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My Twenty Year Accidental Profession
Can you believe it’s been 20 years since my editorship
of this publication began? It has been terrific so far,
in large part thanks to you, our loyal readers.


What to See and Do in Richmond:
Historic St. John’s Church

Technology Doesn’t Matter
(But Process Management Does)
Our editor in chief of our IT column, Hampton’s IT Director John Eagle is back with another provocative insight into the world of information technology.
By John C. Eagle


Loudoun County Has Leveraged the Virginia Orthophoto Program
Once again, Loudoun County has put itself on the map for being innovative. Read all about how this time.
By Larry Stipek

The Power of Engagement
Russ Linden was having a wardrobe malfunction, and his wife kindly helped him see the fashion light using a little known technique of engagement.
By Russell M. Linden, PhD

FEATURES
Government Purchasing Transformed by a
Click of the Mouse
Virginia’s eProcurement Solution Saving
Time and
Money
The Department of General Services under the Warner Administration initiated a new purchasing strategy.
This article describes the positives of such a plan.
By Susan Pollard and Gil Seigler
A Front Line View from Capitol Square: Outdoor Walking Tours Available During Capitol Construction
If you have never seen the Capitol, or
not seen it since it underwent its transformation in the last couple of years, you need to take advantage of
the tours that are available now. The friendly, helpful guides will make your visit to Capitol Square that much more enjoyable, and you will have something to tell
future generations about.
By Mark K. Greenough
Keeping Virginia’s Industrial Base Alive
This is a great way to get to know more about the AL Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership in Martinsville.
By Linda F. Lancaster
Dedication of the Capitol Expansion