Former Riverside Undersheriff to Speak About Leadership

University of Redlands alumna Valerie Hill will present principles of leadership during a speaker’s bureau event of the University of Redlands School of Business Thursday, July 21 at 6 p.m. at the Temecula Campus.

 Hill will talk about how to:

  • Use a leadership role to inspire others
  • Make a choice that will ultimately define you
  • Survive a leadership role during challenging times
  • Infuse passion into your leadership journey

Hill worked for the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department for 33 years and held every rank from deputy sheriff to undersheriff. She was the first female to hold the position of undersheriff in the 118-year history of Riverside County, and was also the first female hostage negotiator and assistant sheriff. As undersheriff, she served as the chief of staff for Sheriff Stanley Sniff and oversaw a department of 4,500 personnel and an annual budget of a half-billion dollars.

Hill has been honored as a “Woman of Distinction” by the Redlands’ Town & Gown association, by the YWCA as a “Woman of Achievement,” in the Inland Empire Magazine as a “Woman Who Makes a Difference” and received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2007 from the Law Enforcement Appreciation Committee (LEAC).

She will speak Thursday, July 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the School of Business Temecula Campus located at 27720 Jefferson Ave, Suite 400.

This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited and RSVPs can be made to or by calling 951- 296-2067.

How large is the main campus?
160 acres

The campus of the University of Redlands covers 160 acres.