Lord, surround MLA Ellis Ross today and in the coming days with your wisdom and guidance. May his thoughts and plans be established by you. Give him the ability to discern what is of real value. May he be filled with compassion and be aware of the needs of the people in his constituency and how to meet them. Bless his family members and may love and faithfulness never leave them. May they win favour and a good name with all people. Amen
Ellis Ross was first elected MLA for Skeena in 2017, and re-elected in 2020. He currently serves as the Official Opposition critic for Environment and Climate Change Strategy. He has worked in both the private and public sectors, and has business experience in hand logging, beachcombing, and construction. Ellis worked full time as a taxi boat operator until the Haisla Nation Council requested that he become their first full-time councilor. Ellis served in this position for eight years, from 2003 to 2011. In 2011, Ellis was elected Chief Councillor of the Haisla Nation, and was re-elected by acclamation in 2013. In recognition of his community service, Ellis was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal in 2013 and the Order of BC in 2014. Ellis enjoys golf, soccer, and basketball. He is a proud father of two daughters and a proud grandfather.