Tom Ellis was elected to serve as Mayor beginning January 2019. Tom served on the Planning Commission for six years, including one year as Chair. In 2011, he was appointed to the City Council, was elected to City Council in 2012 and re-elected 2016, and served as Council President 2017-2018.

Tom, a small business owner and U.S. Coast Guard Veteran, and his wife, Jennifer, have been married 31 years. They have called Happy Valley home for the last 16 years.

“As an appointed committee volunteer and then an elected city councilor, my interests have always been to ensure tax payer funds are well spent, growth is managed, and citizens are heard. I look forward to carrying these same values as your Mayor.”