William A. “Skip” Stiles, Jr.

William A. “Skip” Stiles, Jr.


William A. “Skip” Stiles, Jr.
Executive Director
Wetlands Watch

William Stiles has been involved in sea level rise adaptation work at the community level for nearly 10 years in his position at Wetlands Watch.  Wetlands Watch a statewide nonprofit environmental group based in Norfolk, VA. Prior to his current position, starting in 1998, Mr. Stiles was an independent consultant, providing editorial and public policy services to a number of clients on issues related to science, the environment, and public policy.  A partial list of his clients includes:  the While House Office of Science Policy, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Pew Charitable Trusts, the Pew Center on Agricultural Biotechnology, RAND Corporation, and the National Academy of Sciences. Before that, Mr. Stiles served 22 years in Congress in a variety of senior staff positions – as chief of staff for Congressman George E. Brown, Jr. of California, House Agriculture subcommittee staff director, and Legislative Director for the House Science Committee. He served on the Virginia Climate Change Commission in 2008. He is a board member of the Virginia Conservation Network (a statewide coalition of 120+ environmental groups). Together with his oceanographer wife, Dr. Margaret Mulholland, he teaches a graduate class in public policy at Old Dominion University.  He lives in Norfolk, VA, and is a graduate of the College of William and Mary.

All sessions by William A. “Skip” Stiles, Jr.

Breakout Session 3
International and NGOs

9:00 am-10:30 am
Annapolis Waterfront Hotel