Bill holds a degree in civil engineering from the University of Washington; is the Executive Director of the CleanWater Institute; is a past president of the Oregon Association of Clean Water Agencies; past board member of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies; and is the past Chair of the Willamette Partnership, a nonprofit focused on increasing the pace, scope and effectiveness of conservation investments.
Bill is perhaps best known nationally for his leadership in transforming Clean Water Services into a recognized leader in competitive business practices while retaining a long held reputation for technical excellence. In 2003, Bill was chosen by Fortune Small Business' as a finalist as the country's most innovative leader in building an employee-friendly and productive workplace. Bill has spent more than 40 years working in service to Oregon's environment as a practitioner and as a leader of efforts to understand and address issues affecting Oregon rivers. Bill's love of rivers is best reflected in his year round devotion to canoeing and sea kayaking.
The Clean Water Institute is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, created to expand Clean Water Services' ability to promote scientific research, education and environmental protection activities that benefit watersheds around the world.
Although Clean Water Services maintains a close working relationship with Washington County government, we are a special service district that serves as a separately managed and financed public utility. Our Board of Directors is comprised of the individuals who are elected as Washington County Commissioners:
The Leadership Team for Clean Water Services is comprised of:
The purpose of the Clean Water Services Advisory Commission (CWAC) is to review and discuss major policy issues and programs related to the management of water resources in the Tualatin River Watershed and make recommendations to Clean Water Services' Board of Directors.
Learn more about CWAC members, meetings and minutes.