Bill is a member of the Stoney Nakoda Nation, Wesley First Nation, as well as a Dual Citizen of Canada / United States of America, and is of Stoney Nakoda / Yuma Quechan descent. Since 2012, Bill has been the Consultation Manager for Stoney Nakoda First Nation. This work involves the assessment of industrial resources projects within Stoney Nakoda Traditional Lands, that involve many consultations with industry, the provincial and federal governments, in Southern Alberta. Also, Bill is an advisor to the Chiniki Lecture series at the University of Calgary, and an advisor to the First Nation Lecture series, Thinking Mountains Conference, and Canadian Mountain Network at the University of Alberta. Bill is a collaborator on a SSHRC IDG grant (2016-2018) with Courtney.