Bill Riley has been involved with the International Silver Stick since 1970 as a founding executive committee member for the first ever juvenile regional silver stick hockey tournament in Mooretown.
In 1972 he was nominated as the first International Silver Stick Juvenile Finals Tournament Director and held that position until 1981.
In 1982 Bill was elected to the International Silver Stick Board of Directors and held this position on the board until 2012. During that time he was elected to the position of First Deputy Commission for International Silver Stick. (1988 – 1989) and in 1989 elected to the position of Head Commissioner.
Bill was elected as an honorary life member of International Silver Stick in 2006.