Bill Dickinson

bill-dickinsonBill is principal of the Environmental Policy Network, a home-based consulting firm located in Alexandria, VA, specializing in land conservation, open space public parks. and water resource financing and governance. He joined the NVCT Board in 2016

Bill held analytical and managerial positions in the US Office of Management and Budget, Energy Department, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Retiring after 25 years of federal service, Bill was a founding board member of the Center for Watershed Protection. He served for 12 years on the board and as chairman of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, and for six years a Virginia Land Conservation Foundation trustee.  Currently he is Secretary-Treasurer of Alex Renew Enterprises, an independent public authority providing sanitary wastewater services to Alexandria and a large portion of Fairfax County.

 He holds a B.A. from Drew University, and an MPA from the Maxwell School of Public Administration at Syracuse University. For many years he has been involved in Alexandria issues, focusing on historical matters, youth sports and scouting, environmental efforts, and civic engagement. For his work at the national level for the Boy Scouts of America, he was awarded the William T. Hornaday Gold Medal for Distinguished Service to Natural Resource Conservation in 2000. A former LT USNR, he served on naval ships in both the arctic and SE Asia (Viet Nam era).