Bill organized the first ski patrol at Hidden Valley and was head of the patrol for several years. He went on to direct patrols at Berthoud, Loveland, and Arapahoe Basin. In 1945, he organized the Seven Sentinals rescue team. He was Rocky Mountain Divisional Chairman for the National Ski Patrol System. In 1957, he became National Director for the NSPS and in subsequent years he supervised many of the nation’s largest ski events.