William Dunn Wansley was recently honored by the Central Savannah River Land Trust for "his commitment to the preservation of our natural landscape for the generations" by permanently protecting Cedar Dunn at Cobbham in 2007. Mr. Wansley preserved this land in loving memory of Louise Dunn Gibson Wansley, Louise Dunn Gibson, Elizabeth Blount Dunn and Judge J. C. Dunn.
Currently the President and CEO of J. C. Dunn Properties, Mr. Wansley is also a lifetime member of The Nature Conservancy, The Archaeological Conservancy, and The Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation.
While at the Medical College of Georgia, Mr. Wansley was the Flow Cytometry Laboratory supervisor in the Department of Pathology, graduate school instructor in the School of Allied Health Sciences, inspector for the College of American Pathology, and a graduate student in the Institute of Molecular Medicine & Genetics. He was a two-term President of the Augusta College Alumni Association, valedictorian of both Augusta College and Thomson High School, and a graduate student in physics at the University of Georgia.
Mr. Wansley serves on the Decorative Arts Advisory Committee of the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens, and he is the vice president of the Pope's Chapel United Methodist Church's 52nd Annual Homecoming Committee. In addition, Mr. Wansley served on the Pfizer-Augusta (formerly Searle, Monsanto, and Pharmacia) Community Advisory Panel.
The son of the late Louise and William Wansley, Mr. Wansley lives at Cobbham with his wife, Stevi, and their two-year-old daughter, Elizabeth, in Alexandria, which is the oldest existing documented brick house in Georgia. They attend North Columbia Church which was founded by Rev. Dan White.