Leavitt Center

Student Director

Hilary Monson


Hilary Monson is a graduate student at Southern Utah University where she is pursuing her Master's of Public Administration. She graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in psychology and a minor in communication from SUU, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. Hilary is from South Jordan, Utah, where she graduated high school from Copper Hills in 2010. 

Hilary has been heavily involved throughout her time at SUU and has held numerous leadership roles.  She was a Resident Assistant for on-campus housing for two years and then ran and was elected as the Senator for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Along with being the Advisor for the Resident Hall Association, the Delegate Chair for Southern Utah Intercollegiate Legislature, and interning with the Cedar City Manager. Hilary has been a part of many committees, including the SUU Presidential Search Committee, the University Committee for Student Discipline, Student Fee Review Committee, the SUU Constitutional Amendment Committee, and the North West Accrediting Committee.  Furthermore, Hilary has been involved with the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service for the past two years as a member of the Executive Council and is thrilled to serve as the Student Director of the Leavitt Center's for her first year.  

Hilary enjoys staying active with playing various sports, being outdoors, hiking, rappelling, running, and spending quality time with family and friends.

Prior Student Directors:

  • Hilary Monson (2015-2016)
  • Paige Gunn Christensen (2013-2015)
  • Dillon Rosdahl (2012-2013)
  • Jay Sorensen (2011-2012)
  • Kelsey Chandler (2010-2011)
  • Alex Frances (2009-2010)
  • Laura McCallister (2008-2009)
  • Patrick Shukite (2008-2009)
  • Ben Hyder (2006-2008)
  • Bret Nelson (2005-2006)
  • Jeff Chestnut (2004-2005)
  • Mandy Jensen (2003-2004)
  • Michael Edwards (2003-2004)
  • Carson Bagley (2002-2003)
  • Kye Nordfelt (2001-2002)
  • Sean Stewart (2000-2001)
  • Tiana Tew (1999-2000)
  • Rob Reynard (1998-1999)