Leslie Hill is an experienced government relations professional with twenty years in government, policy, and legislative affairs. Prior to coming onboard with the LAPCS team, Hill worked at the Louisiana Special School District, where she worked to pass legislation to make the district independent with an oversight board appointed by the Governor. Hill spent nine years with the Louisiana Department of Education, working with the Louisiana Legislature to pass and implement legislation to improve educational opportunities across the State. Hill has developed and maintained strong relationships by providing timely, relevant assistance to Legislators and staff, constituents, state executive branch leadership, and other important stakeholders.
Prior to working at the Department of Education, Hill was the Deputy Director of a state licensing board where she worked to update the board’s statutory and administrative regulations. She also worked for Congressman Bobby Jindal in constituent services for the 1st Congressional District in the New Orleans area. Hill later worked for Luke Letlow, Special Assistant to the Governor, during the Jindal gubernatorial administration. In the Governor’s Office, she made recommendations to the Governor of persons to serve on state boards and commissions and served as part of the Intergovernmental Affairs and Community Programs teams.
Hill has been active in assisting with campaign races, including individuals running for governor, Congress, and sheriff.
Hill is a graduate of Louisiana State University, where she was a member of the Tiger Band Color Guard and Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity. She is an alumnus of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL) “Leadership Louisiana” program.