Heavenly Father: thank you for Ellis Ross who is such an example of the “cream rising to the top”. Give him your wisdom and a heart of integrity. As a First Nations representative, he has received accolades, awards and the trust of his fellow members of the Legislature. Thank you that Ellis is a grass roots politician who has been an outstanding businessman in the Aboriginal Community. Lord, please continue to bless him with access to opportunities for the people in his constituency and as a councillor of the Haisla Nation to make inroads for equality and prosperity for all in the Skeena area. Please bless his family, his daughters and grand children…………………
Ellis Ross was elected MLA for Skeena in 2017. He currently serves as the official opposition critic for LNG and Resource Opportunities and is a Member of the Select Standing Committee on Legislative Initiatives.
Ellis served as the Minister of Natural Gas Development and Minister Responsible for Housing and 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 councillor. 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.