Shad Planking Past Speakers

1962 Mills E. Godwin, Jr. Lt. Governor of Virginia
1963 William M. Tuck Former Governor of Virginia
1964 Harry F. Byrd, Sr. U.S. Senator
1965 Mills E. Godwin, Jr. Lt. Governor of Virginia
1966 Albertis S. Harrison, Jr. Governor of Virginia
1967 Harry F. Byrd, Jr. U.S. Senator
1968 Mills E. Godwin, Jr. Governor of Virginia
1969 Mills E. Godwin, Jr. Governor of Virginia
1970 Johnny R. Clark Ruritan National President
1971 J. Sargeant Reynolds Lt. Governor of Virginia
1972 Andrew P. Miller Atty. General of Virginia
1973 Watkins M. Abbitt, Sr. Former Congressman 4th District
1974 Mills E. Godwin, Jr. Governor of Virginia
1975 Harry F. Byrd, Sr. Senator
1976 Thomas M. Downing Congressman 1st District
1977 Robert W. Daniel, Jr. Congressman 4th District
1978 John M. Dalton Governor of Virginia
1979 John W. Warner U.S. Senator
1980 Charles S. Robb Lt. Governor of Virginia
1981 Watkins M. Abbitt, Sr. Former Congressman 4th District
1982 Charles S. Robb Governor of Virginia
1983 Paul S. Trible, Jr. * U.S. Senator
1984 Mills E. Godwin, Jr. Former Governor of Virginia
1985 Paul S. Trible, Jr. U.S. Senator
1986 Gerald L. Baliles Governor of Virginia
1987 G. William Whitehurst Former Congressman 2nd District
1988 John W. Warner U.S. Senator
1989 Gerald L. Baliles Governor of Virginia
1990 Charles S. Robb U.S. Senator
1991 L. Douglas Wilder Governor of Virginia
1992 Mary Sue Terry Atty. General of Virginia
1993 Norman Sisisky Congressman 4th District
1994 John W. Warner U.S. Senator
1995 George F. Allen Governor of Virginia
1996 Donald S. Beyer* Lt. Governor of Virginia
1997 Mills E. Godwin, Jr. Former Governor of Virginia
1998 John W. Warner U.S. Senator
1999 John H. Hager Lt. Governor of Virginia
2000 Mark L. Earley Attorney General of Virginia
2001 Mark Warner, John H. Hager and Mark L. Earley Candidates for Governor
George F. Allen
Mark Warner
2002 Dr. Larry J. Sabato U.S. Senator
2003 Jerry W. Kilgore and Timothy M. Kaine Governor of Virginia
2004 Robert F. McDonnell Professor at UVA
2005 William T. “Bill” Bolling Candidates for Governor
Mark Warner, Robert G. Marshall and Jim Gilmore
2006 Robert F. McDonnell, Brian Moran and Terry McAuliffe Attorney General of Virginia
2007 George F. Allen Lt. Governor of Virginia
2008 Candidates for U.S. Senate
Robert F. McDonnell
2009 George F. Allen Candidates for Governor
Kenneth Cuccinelli
2010 Mark Warner Former United States Senator and Former Governor of Virginia
Governor of Virginia
2011 * Unable to Attend Candidate for U.S. Senate
2012 Attorney General of Virginia
2013 United States Senator
2014