Education • Completed University of Alberta, National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration • Attended Medicine Hat College, Visual Communications Program • Graduated Grande Prairie Composite High School
Current Occupation • Self employed as a Marketing and Communications Consultant
Council History • First Elected, 2001 - Alderman • Elected Second Term, 2004 - Alderman • Elected Third Term, 2007 - Alderman
Current Community Involvement • Member, Swan City Rotary Club • Secretary, Grande Prairie Disabled Transportation Society • Secretary/Treasurer, Tomahawks Basketball Booster Club
Past Community Involvement • Coach, Composite High Junior Boys Basketball • Charter President, Grande Prairie Rotaract Club • Chairman, Rotary District 5370 Rotaract Program • Honorary Chair, G.P. White Ribbon Campaign • President, Clayton Shaw Men's Basketball Association • Member, 2003 United Way Campaign Cabinet • DRR, Rotary District 5370 • President, Peace Country Luge Association
Notable Accomplishments and Awards • Rotary Youth Exchange Student • Youngest person ever to be elected to Grande Prairie City Council • Ran in the 2006 federal election as an independent
Over the past 9 years Bill has focused his efforts on providing value for dollar to the residents of the city. He believes this means maintaining a balanced approach in providing quality facilities, programs and services to residents. Elected for the first time in 2001 at the age of 24, Bill is the youngest person to ever serve on Grande Prairie City Council. In his three terms with the City, Bill has been appointed to a wide range of committees and boards including all standing committees of council and a wide variety of community organizations. Recently, Bill completed the University of Alberta's National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration (NACLAA), a nationally recognized credential for local government administrators.
Outside of council, Bill enjoys all kinds of team sports & coaching. Bill recently married Susan and together they are enjoying newlywed life.