William "Billy" Pickens III is an original member of ECAC's Youth Leadership Team. Born with Norrie's Disease, Billy is totally blind with hearing loss. He is a UNC-Charlotte Graduate with a B.A. in Communication Studies and Minor in Journalism. Billy has worked as an Intern with the SAVVY College program at the NC Division of Services for the Blind and Seacrest Studios at the Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, NC. He loves to travel and has been to all 50 states!