Brent Hill (politician)

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Brent Hill
40th President pro tempore of the Idaho Senate
Assumed office
December 1, 2010
Preceded by Robert L. Geddes
Idaho State Senator from District 34
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1949-04-23) April 23, 1949 (age 65)
Rigby, Idaho
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Julie
Children 4
Profession State Senator/ Certified Public Accountant
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)

Brent Hill (born April 23, 1949) is a Republican member of the Idaho State Senate since 2001. He has a degree in accounting from Utah State University.

Early Life and Career[edit]

Brent Hill is a native of Rexburg, Idaho and is married to Julie Ann Slaugh and they are the parents of four sons. Senator Hill is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner with over thirty years experience working with business and agriculture. Born and raised in Idaho, he attended Sugar-Salem Schools and graduated 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 served over twenty years as the Chief Executive Officer of Rudd & Company CPA firm with offices in Rexburg, Idaho Falls and Driggs, Idaho; Bozeman, Helena and West Yellowstone, Montana. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Citizens Community Bank with offices throughout Eastern Idaho.[1] In 2001, Senator Hill was elected to represent Idaho's 34th Legislative District which encompasses Madison and Fremont Counties.

Senate President Pro Tempore[edit]

Senator Hill was elected by his fellow Senators to be the President Pro Tempore in the 61st Idaho Legislature (2010–2012). A President Pro Tempore is the highest office in the Senate. He is a constitutionally recognized officer of the legislative body who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Lieutenant Governor normal. The phrase "pro tempore" means "for the time being".


Senator Hill currently serves on the following Legislative Committees:

  • Local Government and Taxation
  • State Affairs
  • Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment[2][3]


  1. ^ Senator Hill - Biography
  2. ^ Project Vote Smart - Senator Brent Hill - Biography
  3. ^ [1]