The Fly Fishers of Virginia will be honored to have Bill Woodfin, Jr. as our November 2004 dinner speaker.




William L. Woodfin, Jr. graduated from the University of Richmond with a B.S. degree in chemistry, and earned his M.S. degree in Environmental Sciences and Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Bill came to the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries in June 1994, and he currently oversees the Department's management of the state’s wildlife and inland fisheries resources, and provides direction for its 450 plus employees that are located throughout the state.

Mr. Woodfin began his state service in June 1969 as a chemist with the Virginia State Water Control Board. In 1984, he was named Deputy Executive Director of Operations for the Virginia State Water Control Board, remaining in that position until 1991 when he was named Director of the Virginia Department of Waste Management. When the Department of Environmental Quality was formed in 1993, he served as its Deputy Director for Operations until June 1994. Bill is also a member of the adjunct biology faculty of Virginia Commonwealth University, and in 2001, he received the adjunct faculty of the year award from the University.