Bill Ward is a national advocate for Native American cancer survivors, particularly men’s cancer issues. He is a prostate cancer survivor diagnosed in October 2004. He was raised on the White Mountain Apache Indian Reservation.. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of the Native People's Circle of Hope, a national coalition of Native cancer survivors and support groups. He is also a founding member of the NPCOH-Eagle Feather Men’s Chapter. The chapter’s motto is “A man’s health is a family matter.” Mr. Ward is a Vietnam War Veteran and a retired High Voltage Electrical Power District Operations Manager from Bonneville Power Administration in Portland , Oregon. He serves on the Prostate Program Advisory Council for the Spirit of Eagles-Mayo Clinic and is affiliated with and support by Intercultural Cancer Council (ICC) in Houston, Texas. Finally Mr. Ward is a past member of Oregon Governors Veterans’ Advisory Board for eight years and a former City Councilman for the city of The Dalles, Oregon.