About Events ODK Speaker Series: Senator Richard H. Stuart ODK Speaker Series: Senator Richard H. Stuart FEB 17, 2020 6:30 PM Great Hall of Garrett Hall Omicron Delta Kappa at the University of Virginia is excited to present its Spring of 2020 Leadership Series. The leadership series aims to provide developing leaders with tools to develop and hone their leadership abilities. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend! Light refreshments will be provided. Our first speaker will be Senator Richard H. Stuart. Senator Stuart has served in the Virginia General Assembly since 2008 and is well versed in the different implications of leadership. The presentation will last roughly half an hour with ample time for Q&A afterwards. Senator Richard H. Stuart Richard Stuart has deep roots here in the Northern Neck. His family has called the Neck home for almost 300 years. Richard Stuart grew up picking sweet corn and fishing crab pots. His parents taught him what’s special about the Northern Neck—our values, our traditions and our natural resources. After graduating from Washington & Lee High School, Richard Stuart served in the U.S. Marines. He trained and served at Parris Island, continuing to learn the importance of honor, courage and commitment. Richard Stuart went on to become Westmoreland County Commonwealth’s Attorney. As a prosecutor, he was a proven, steady leader in fighting crime and made our community safer. Richard Stuart and his wife, Lisa, live on a farm with their three children—raising the next generation of Stuarts on the Northern Neck.