Hilary LaConte is a three-term member of the Claremont Unified School District Governing Board of Education. She has served twice as President. Hilary has served as the appointed representative to and President of the Baldy View Regional Occupation Program Commission. In her capacity as CUSD Board member, Hilary served as an elected delegate (Region 23C) of the California School Boards Association.
Hilary works at Pomona College as the Associate Director of the Program in Public Policy Analysis. She taught for ten years at Claremont Graduate University as an Adjunct Associate Professor in Teacher Education. She has taught in Child Development at Chaffey College and was a classroom teacher at Vista del Valle Elementary School in Claremont. Hilary earned a Master of Arts in Education from Claremont Graduate University.
An active parent and community member, Hilary is President of the Curtain Raisers of the Claremont Colleges, a member of the Planning Group for Uncommon Good and the League of Women Voters. She is a past president of the Claremont Parent Faculty Association and past Facilitator of the Sycamore Elementary Governance Council. She also served on the Board of the Claremont United Methodist Nursery School. Hilary has served on the CUSD Science Adoption Committee, and the District Faculty Council.
Hilary, who grew up in Claremont, attended Vista del Valle Elementary School, El Roble Intermediate School, and Claremont High School. She and her husband Joe have two boys, one in college and one attending Claremont High School.