Biography

 

Professional Life: Psychologist and educator, Dr. Patti Hill earned her Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in 2000. 

        Since 1985, Dr. Hill has provided consulting services to hospitals, school boards, government departments, and private individuals and agencies across western Canada. 

        Dr. Hill has taught in Alberta and California. She is a teacher, a certified teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing, a registered psychologist, and a former principal and post-secondary instructor. 

        Students at the University of Alberta, Grant MacEwan University, Pembina Consortium, and Red Deer College have benefited from Dr. Hill's expertise.  Dr. Hill has mentored more than twenty graduate students from the University of Alberta's Deaf Education and Educational Psychology programs, City University, and Yorkville University. She has supervised numerous Provisionally Registered Psychologists completing their residency hours.

        Dedicated to serving her profession, Dr. Hill served on the Executive of the Alberta School Psychologist Association. In addition, she has served as a contributor to the Alberta Premier's Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities

    Currently, Dr. Hill is the owner of a consulting firmworking with government agencies to design and support services for children and youths.

The mission of Dr. Hill's company: enabling others to excel.

    

 

Personal Life: Dr. Hill’s professional life of service is complemented by a similar commitment to service in her personal life.  Joining the Edmonton Host Lions Club in 1990 has led Patti to a life-long commitment to service and leadership at every level of this international organization.  She has provided inspired leadership as a club president, a District Governor, Council Chair, and as an International Director.  Dr. Hill is in demand as a global leadership trainer and as a motivational speaker throughout the International Association of Lions Clubs. 

In addition to her Lions club activities, she has served as a volunteer for the Edmonton Blood Services, Heart and Stroke Foundation, and the Alberta Lung Association.  She served as on the Executive of the Edmonton and Area Famous Five Society, supporting human rights and young women’s leadership. Dr. Hill is a strong supporter of Hope House Orphanage in Chitwan, Nepal as well Jagatpur Area Rural Library in Chitwan, Nepal.  Her many contributions were recognized when she was nominated as Edmonton Woman of the Year 2002.

Greg is also a Lions Club member and the Executive Director for the Lions Villages of Greater Edmonton and a Past Director of Lions Foundation of Canada.  Dr. Hill and her husband Greg Holmes have two adult children.  Pieter is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a B.Sc. and a B.Ed.  Jessica has earned a B.A., and her Masters in Information and Library Studies.