Originally from Montreal, William Elliott has lived, worked, and played in the Skeena Watershed at various intervals since 1975. William studied Forest Technology at Selkirk College, Wildlife Ecology and Resource Management at the University of Northern BC, and Geographic Information Systems Technology at the College of New Caledonia. William is a former Silviculture consultant, Researcher, Spatial Analyst and Data Manager. He currently works as an Advisor in Indigenous Relations with the BC Ministry of Forest, Lands and Natural Resource Operations in Smithers, BC. William is the Regional Director for the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists.