Rep. Carol Hill-Evans' Biography

 

State Representative Carol Hill-Evans was elected to the state legislature on Nov. 8, 2016, to represent the 95th Legislative District in York County. Hill-Evans is a native of York City, and graduated from the York City School District before earning a degree from Penn State York. Prior to being elected to the state House, Hill-Evans served on York City Council for eight years. She served as Council Vice President from 2008 to 2011, before serving as president of York City Council. She also served as the chair of Council's Rules and Administrative Code Committee and was a member of the Police, Fire, Public Works and Economic and Community Development Committee, as well as the Officers and Employees Retirement Board. Acting as president of York City Council gave Hill-Evans experience in collaboration and working with all parties involved to solve issues facing York.

Hill-Evans' priorities for improving the lives of residents of the 95th Legislative District include job creation, raising the minimum wage, fighting for increased funding for education and mental health resources – specifically for veterans – and economic development. She plans to use her background as a neighborhood resource specialist for the York City administration to bring different coalitions together and work to solve our state's issues.

Hill-Evans and her husband, Bill, live in the southeast section of York City. They have five adult children between them, and nine grandchildren. Hill-Evans is the second generation of five living generations and is proud and happy to be a role model for her children and grandchildren. She enjoys sharing useful information throughout her community to help community members lead better lives.