Fadely joined The Wilderness Society in 2018. As the Senior Government Relations Representative for Climate and Energy, Will represents TWS on Capitol Hill and the Administration on a range of issues including climate change, clean energy, oil and gas, coal and more.
Before joining TWS, Fadely led Oceana’s government relations and federal advocacy focused on preventing the expansion of offshore drilling and seismic airgun blasting in U.S. federal waters, as well as supporting federal advocacy to ban the sale and trade of shark fins in the U.S., and protecting the Marine Mammal Protection Act from rollbacks.
Before joining Oceana, Fadely created and coordinated Clean Water Action’s (CWA) Baltimore field outreach program, helped to pass a ban on plastic microbeads in Maryland, organized state and local electoral campaigns, and developed environmental programs for Baltimore communities. Will worked throughout Baltimore City organizing local communities to support environmentally friendly policies locally and in Annapolis. Prior to his work with CWA, Will worked for Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger of Maryland’s second congressional district.
After growing up on the Chesapeake Bay, Fadely is passionate about protecting our wild spaces, natural resources, and fostering an active citizen engagement in the process.
Fadely graduated magna cum laude from George Washington University, earning a Master’s in Political Management.