Bill has had many roles and responsibilities within the horticulture industry over the years and has always had an avid involvement in industry professional development, education, and certification. 

At home in the Metro Vancouver area of British Columbia, over the past 40 years Bill has become a highly qualified management professional in the retail, association, and environment horticulture industry.

Bill believes in the power of plants and working landscapes to help cities become healthier, more livable spaces, and he puts his beliefs into action by committing his time and talent as a volunteer on many initiatives.

Bill is also co-owner of Grow and Gather Garden Centre in Maple Ridge BC.

Bill is active with several industry associations including: the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association – President; HortEducationBC – Founding Director and current Business Manager; International Association of Horticulture Producers – Vice President and Chair Green City Committee; and the Green Cities Foundation – Treasurer