Bill has been with TNC for 30 years. His duties as Virginia’s Deputy State Director include development of overall conservation strategy for the chapter, management of its conservation programs and development of specific high-risk strategies that achieve big impacts. He has developed expertise in Central Appalachian coal and social issues, coastal conservation, mechanisms for financing land conservation and forest carbon and blue carbon projects. Bill has served on numerous boards and is currently a member of the Virginia Resources Authority board of directors.
Bill has Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.