Bill has served as the Pipeline Safety Trust’s Executive Director since 2020 and serves with a passion for fierce independence, public safety advocacy, and environmental protections.
Bill previously served the Deschutes River Conservancy in Bend, Oregon – a collaborative, multi-stakeholder non-profit organization founded by the Environmental Defense Fund, the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation, and local irrigation districts to restore streamflow and improve water quality in the Deschutes River Basin.
Bill serves on the US Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Liquids Pipeline Advisory Committee (LPAC), serves on Washington’s Citizen’s Committee on Pipeline Safety, and is regularly called on as a source of independent pipeline information by state and federal lawmakers and national media outlets.
Bill graduated with a BS in Business Administration from the University of Delaware and has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute. Bill, his wife, and two daughters spend their free time exploring the Salish Sea and the mountains, rivers, and islands around it.