Heavenly Father, we lift Ellis Ross, MLA for Skeena to You with thanksgiving for his faithful service to his community and the province. We seek Your continued mercies upon his work and ask that Your presence would be with him in every meeting he attends, every decision he makes, and in all areas of his life. Be Mr. Ross’ guide and may Your presence be with him and his family this year. In the name of Jesus, we pray. Amen……………………………..
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. Ellis actively enjoys golf, soccer, and basketball. He has a passion for seeing people succeed in athletics, school, and life, which drove his coaching style. One of the highlights of his coaching career is coaching the Mount Elizabeth Secondary School senior girls basketball team to a zone championship. He is a proud father of two daughters and a proud grandfather.