William joined AEC’s Board of Directors in 2018. As an Alabama native, his passion for conservation and waterways began as a result of time spent in the Boy Scouts, where he obtained the rank of Eagle Scout, and volunteering throughout his youth. It was in his youth where he discovered his love for the outdoors After receiving his Bachelors in Science from University of North Alabama in 2011, he pursued a legal career with the intent to focus on being a steward of the environment. In 2016, William earned a Master of Laws (LL. M.) in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School. He was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 2017. William is currently an Assistant Attorney General for the Alabama. In his free time, William enjoys birding, volunteering with Alabama Audubon, and being outdoors.