Bond recently served as a volunteer associate counsel for the Give Arkansas A Raise Now campaign where he was part of a team that successfully fought before the Supreme Court to keep the increase in the minimum wage initiative on the ballot.
He has been a member of Pulaski Heights Middle School Parent Teacher Association. Will has served on the Grants for Greatness Committee which helps provide additional funds for teachers with innovative instructional ideas and other projects that benefit students. Bond has coached baseball at Junior Deputy and basketball at the Penick Boys and Girls Club. He has served on the Operations Board at Junior Deputy and is currently the Babe Ruth Commissioner. He currently serves on the Board of the Central Arkansas Boys & Girls Club.
Bond and his family are members of Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church in Little Rock.
Bond is the son of former State Representative Pat Bond and Tommy Bond. He has two sisters, Melissa Bond and Kelly Bond Emerson.
Bond was lead sponsor of Act 60 of 2004, the Public Education Reorganization Act. This Act consolidated school districts with enrollments under 350 in grades K-12. Bond also supported increased funding for K-12 public education and higher teacher salaries. Bond worked with others to support and pass increased funding for Pre-K.
He was lead sponsor of a bill establishing the Arkansas Long Term Care Partnership. The program allowed seniors to protect their assets by purchasing more affordable long-term care insurance and mandated that the insurance include home and community based services. Bond was co-sponsor of a companion act, The Arkansas Options Program which helped inform seniors and their families of all options to maximize independence.
With the help of the Attorney General’s office, Bond passed the Fair Gift Card Act, which prevented early expiration of gift cards. Bond also sponsored the Identity Theft Passport Act which offered assistance to individuals who had been victims of identity fraud. On the healthcare front, Bond was lead sponsor of Act 94 of 2005 which made contributions to health savings accounts not taxable for state income purposes.