Bill is a recovering attorney, born and raised in Seattle but now living in Mazama, WA. He has served on the boards of Earthjustice, the Nature Conservancy of Washington, and the Washington Trails Association. In addition to the WLT, Bill is currently a board member of Washington Conservation Voters. He is a longtime outdoorsman and wilderness advocate, and the owner of the Mazama Country Inn, a rustic mountain lodge located in the Methow Valley in Washington State. He formerly served as corporate counsel at Microsoft.