Bill Pope

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"Bill Pope is a lawyer and environmental activist, as well as an innkeeper (Mazama Country Inn, 1994 to present). For 10 years he was a corporate lawyer with Microsoft, after which he served as general counsel of Vulcan Inc. and Vice President of the Paul G. Allen Forest Protection Foundation. Bill served on the steering committee of the Loomis Forest Fund, which raised over $17 million to save 25,000 acres of “old growth” forest in north central Washington State. Other environmental organizations he has been involved with include the Cascade Conservation Partnership (Steering Committee 1999-2002) and the Board of Trustees of the Nature Conservancy of Washington (1998-2004), as well as a previous stint on the Washington Conservation Voters Board (1999-2002). Bill currently also serves on the Board of Trustees of Earthjustice (2002 to present), the CLC Council of Advisors (2005 to present), the Board of the Wilderness Land Trust (2003 to present), and the Methow Conservancy Advisory Board (2005 to present). Bill has lived all his life in Seattle and has three (nearly) grown kids."[1]


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  1. Washington Conservation Voters 2014 Board of Directors, organizational web page, accessed April 9, 2014.