Brent Hill (politician) Article

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Brent Hill
40th President pro tempore of the Idaho Senate
Assumed office
2010
Preceded by Robert Geddes
Member of the Idaho Senate
from the 34th district
Assumed office
December 24, 2000
Preceded by???
Personal details
Born (1949-04-23) April 23, 1949 (age 69)
Rigby, Idaho, US
Political party Republican
Spouse(s)Julie
Children4
Education Brigham Young University–Idaho
Utah State University ( BS)

Brent Hill (born April 23, 1949) has been a Republican member of the Idaho State Senate since 2000.

Early life and career

Born and raised in Idaho, he attended Sugar-Salem Schools and graduated as valedictorian from Madison High School. After attending Brigham Young University-Idaho, he graduated as the Outstanding Accounting Graduate from Utah State University in Logan, Utah. He has a degree in accounting from Utah State University.

He served over twenty years as the Chief Executive Officer of Rudd & Company CPA. Hill is a certified public accountant and certified financial planner.

Hill is a member of the Board of Directors of Citizens Community Bank with offices throughout Eastern Idaho. [1] In 2001, Hill was elected to represent Idaho's 34th Legislative District which encompasses Madison and Fremont Counties.

Hill is a native of Rexburg, Idaho. He is married to Julie Ann Slaugh and they are the parents of four sons.

Senate President Pro Tempore

Hill was elected by his fellow Senators to be the President Pro Tempore in the 61st Idaho Legislature (2010–2012) [2] and has been in this position since then. [3]

Committees

2017 session

  • State Affairs

Historical racing

Hill is a named member of the Idaho United Against Prop 1 Political Action Committee (PAC), [4] which was created to oppose Idaho Proposition 1 (2018). The PAC's treasurer is "Ernie" Stensgar, a member of the Coeur d'Alene tribe. [5] In 2015, tribal representatives testified during Idaho Senate and House State Affairs committee hearings that they were worried that historical racing terminals at racetracks would negatively impact their own tribal casino revenues. [6] [7]

References

  1. ^ "Senator Hill". Senator Hill. Retrieved 2017-04-03.
  2. ^ "Brent Hill is the new pro-tem". Spokesman.com. Retrieved 2017-04-03.
  3. ^ "Bedke re-elected speaker, Hill as Senate president pro-tem". Spokesman.com. Retrieved 2017-04-03.
  4. ^ "Former governor candidates split on horse-racing vote. Garden City's mayor opposes it". idahostatesman. Retrieved 2018-09-27.
  5. ^ "Tribe elects new council members; Stensgar elected chairman". Retrieved 2018-09-27.
  6. ^ "Senate State Affairs Committee - 02/09/15". legislature.idaho.gov.
  7. ^ "House State Affairs Committee - 03/12/15". legislature.idaho.gov.
Tennessee Senate
Preceded by
Robert Geddes
President pro tempore of the Idaho Senate
2010–present
Incumbent