Jean Welch Hill

Director of Government Relations Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City

Jean Welch Hill is the Government Liaison and Director of the Office of Life, Justice and Peace for the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City.

In her current position, Ms. Hill uses principles of social justice to advocate at the state, local and national level for policies and practices that protect the poor and vulnerable, life and human dignity, and the common good. She also directs diocesan support efforts for Catholic Relief Services and seeks to educate and inspire other Catholics to engage in the social mission of the Catholic Church.

Prior to joining the Diocese, Jean served as an attorney for the Utah State Board of Education for 12 years.  She has also taught history at Judge Memorial High School and was an editorial writer for the Salt Lake Tribune.

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