Heavenly Father, today as we cover MLA Ellis Ross we pray for continued healing upon his body, we thank you for his years of service in Government representing his constituency in Skeena. May you continue to give him Godly wisdom in his role in Government. Also as he is considering letting his name stand as leader for the Liberal Party give him wisdom. Bless his family today. 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.