Mike Ellis was elected in 2014, re-elected in 2015 and again on April 16, 2019. On April 30, 2019, he was assigned to serve as Government Whip. He currently serves as Deputy Premier and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Services. Prior to his election, Mr. Ellis spent 12 years with the Calgary Police Service. Mr. Ellis has studied in the bachelor of policing program at Charles Stuart University in Australia. He also holds a management certificate from Mount Royal College and leadership certification from the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Mr. Ellis is married to Hollie, and together they have three children.