[photo, Arthur Ellis, Maryland State Senator] ARTHUR CARR ELLIS
Democrat, District 28, Charles County

Member of Senate since January 9, 2019. Assistant Deputy Majority Leader, 2020-. Senate Chair, Joint Committee on the Management of Public Funds, 2023-. Member, Finance Committee, 2023-; Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness, 2019-. Member, Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, 2019-22 (education subcommittee, 2019-22; health subcommittee, 2019-22); Joint Subcommittee on Program Open Space and Agricultural Land Preservation, 2019-22. Member, Senate Presidentís Advisory Work Group on Equity and Inclusion, 2020-21. Chair, Charles County Senate Delegation, 2019-. Senate Chair, Charles County Delegation, 2019-23. Senate Chair, Southern Maryland Delegation, 2021-. Member, Maryland Legislative Transit Caucus, 2019-; Maryland Veterans Caucus, 2019-. Financial Secretary, Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland, 2024- (member, 2019-; treasurer, 2019-20).

Member, Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, 2019-; Historic St. Maryís City Fort to 400 Commission, 2021-; Apprenticeship 2030 Commission, 2023-; Phosphorus Management Tool Transition Advisory Committee, 2023-.

Born in Jamaica, West Indies, July 26, 1961. University of Maryland, College Park, B.S. (chemistry & agriculture), 1983. Served in U.S. Air Force, 1983-90 (commendation medal for meritorious service, 1989); U.S. Air Force Reserves, 1989-2001. City University of New York, M.S. (accountancy), 1990. Certified Public Accountant, 1990-; Chartered Global Management Accountant, 2012-. Associate, Mitchell Titus Accounting Firm, New York, 1990. Instructor, Information Technology, Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, 1990. Accounting instructor, University of Maryland University College, 1991-93. Adjunct Professor (accounting), University of the District of Columbia, 1991-92. Certified volunteer leader, University of Maryland Extension, 2008-17. Coach, Charles County, 4-H Robotics Team, 2009-17. Chair, Communications Committee, Charles County Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 2016. Member, American Institute of Ceritified Public Accountants, 1990-; Maryland Association of Public Accountants, 1990-; American Legion, 2005-. Life member, Disabled American Veterans, 2002-. Outstanding 4-H Volunteer Leader Award, University of Maryland Extension, Charles County, 2016. President, Meyerhoff Parents Association, University of Maryland Baltimore County. Hall of Fame, Charles County Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 2018. Married; two children.

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