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Senator Arthur Ellis

Ellis, Arthur
Committee Assignment(s)
Finance Committee
Annapolis Info
301 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3616 | 301-858-3616
Toll-free in MD 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3616
Fax 410-841-3682 | 301-858-3682
Interim Info
302 James Senate Office Building
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone 410-841-3616 | 301-858-3616
Fax 410-841-3682 | 301-858-3682
District 28
Ellis, Arthur
First elected to the Maryland Senate in 2018. Member of the Senate since January 9, 2019.
Current Assignments
2020 Assistant Deputy Majority Leader
2023 Finance Committee
2023 Senate Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds
2019 Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness
2023 Apprenticeship 2030 Commission
2021 Chair, Senate Select Committee No. 8, Charles, St Marys and Calvert Counties' Delegation
2019 Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland
2019 Maryland Veterans Caucus
Past Senate Service
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2019-2023; Education Subcommittee of the Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2019-2023; Health Subcommittee of the Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2019-2023; Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space and Agricultural Land Preservation, 2019-2023.
Public Service
Task Force to Study School Bus Operator Contracts and Wages in Charles County, 2023-; Workgroup to Study the Fiscal and Operational Viability of Public-Private Partnerships for Charles County Public Schools, 2022-; Historic St. Mary's City Fort to 400 Commission, 2021-; Tri-County Council of Southern Maryland, 2019-; President, UMBC, Meyerhoff Parents Association; Chair, Charles County NAACP Communications Committee; Chair, Charles County NAACP 75th Anniversary Planning Committee; Officer, The Historic Willing Helpers Society; Member, University of Maryland Extension Advisory Council; Stroke and Turn, Chief Judge, USA Swimming; University of Maryland Extension Certified Volunteer Leader; Coach, Charles County 4H Robotics Team; Advisor, Charles County Public School Office of Gifted Education; Western Charles County Community Association.
The American Legion, 2005-; Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Life Member; American Association of CPAs; Maryland Association of CPAs, Life Member.
Lifetime Achievement Award, AmeriCorps and the Office of the President of the United States, 2023; The Willing Helpers Society Beacon Award, 2022; Legislator of the Year, Maryland Military Coalition, 2020; Hall of Fame, Charles County NAACP Hall of Fame, 2018; Inductee, University of Maryland Alumni Lifetime Member Wall, 2017; Outsanding 4H Volunteer Leader Award, UMD Extension, Charles County, 2016; Businessperson of the Year, FBLA National Leadership, 1994; United States Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service, 1989; Oklahoma Achiever Award for Community Service, 1985; Commanders' Trophy for Superior Cadet Leadership, USAF R.O.T.C, 1982.
Biographical Information
Born in Jamaica, West Indies in 1961; Emigrated to the United States in 1970; Uniondale High School, Uniondale, New York, 1979; University of Maryland, College Park, Scholar, United States Air Force, R.O.T.C., 1979-1983; University of Maryland, B.S., Chemistry 1983; U.S. Air Force, 1983-1989, Commissioned as Second Lieutenant; U.S.Air Force Reserves 1989-2001; City University of New York, Herbert Lehman College, M.S., Accountancy, 1989; Certified Public Accountant, 1990-; Associate, Mitchell Titus Accounting Firm, New York, New York, 1990; Instructor, Maryland Association of CPAs Continuing Education Program, 1990; Accounting Instructor, University of Maryland University College, 1991-1993; Adjunct Professor of Accounting, University of the District of Columbia, 1991-1992; Business Owner, CPA, Chartered Global Management Accountant, 2012-; Married; two children.
Last Updated: 10/16/2023 12:44 PM
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