How she started
Orlando City Commissioner Regina I. Hill was born in Tavares, Florida. She grew up in the Parramore area of Orlando and is a product of the Orange County Public School System.
Commissioner Hill served her country by enlisting in the United States Navy and is the 2nd Vice Commander of AMVETS Post 30. She currently represents District Five, which includes Downtown Orlando and the communities of Parramore, Rock Lake, Malibu, Clear Lake, Ivey Lane, Lake Sunset, the Willows, the Mercy Drive Corridor, Timber Sounds, Lake Mann Homes, Demetrius Homes, Timberleaf and Metro West.
Commissioner Hill has overcome many challenges in her life and is passionate about serving her community. She can often be found collecting blankets, food and clothing for homeless veterans and other displaced members of the community or at meetings and events advocating for change. She is very active within her community working rigorously to combat youth violence and other youth issues. Commissioner Hill is a woman who truly believes, ‘it takes a village, to raise a child’.
Commissioner Hill came from humble beginnings, but with parents who cared deeply about the community. She remembers as a child, her mother following local governement and politics very closely, and from this role model planted the seeds for Regina Hill's later political aspirations. Her mother cared deeply for her neighborhood and watched for the impacts the local government would make on them. This is why Commissioner Hill is dedicated to the people of her district. To make sure the right decisions are made daily for the lives of her people.
“Regina Hill is a real life hero story. From the tough streets of Parramore all the way to the steps of City Hall. She's the hardest working woman that I've met in politics ”- Charlie Williams, Executive Producer of Dragon Promotions.
"This lady let's her actions speak for herself. Commissioner Regina Hill is one of the most remarkable women I've ever known. Her commitment to the people of her community is unquestioned, and she 'brings it' everyday". - Seneca McMillan, President NFL Alumni Central & North Florida. Former Greenbay Packer.
"Commissioner Hill is a leader with her finger on the pulse of the community." - Justin Felton, Former Executive Aide.