William Perry Pendley currently serves as Deputy Director for Policy and Programs at the Bureau of Land Management. In this role, he has worked to increase recreational opportunities on and access to our Nation’s public lands, heighten concern for the impact of wild horses and burros on public lands, and increase awareness of the Bureau’s multiple-use mission. Previously, Mr. Pendley was President of Mountain States Legal Foundation for 30 years and practiced law in the Washington, D.C. area. He also served in the Reagan administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Energy and Minerals, and was an Attorney to Senator Clifford Hansen of Wyoming. Mr. Pendley received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from the George Washington University and his J.D. from the University of Wyoming. He also served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. Twitter bio: "Author of Reagan's untold story on energy, environment, & natural resources, courtroom defender of liberty, and national commentator and speaker." 2016 National Review article: "Founding Fathers intended all lands owned by the federal government to be sold". Property Rights Foundation of America 2018 "Leadership against Progressive Tyranny" conference keynote: "Restoring Constitutionally Protected Liberties & the Rule of Law after Eight Years of Obama"