“Judge Ellison has been an active member of the County Judges Association of Arkansas and has led the way in rural road construction and maintenance best practices,” said Michael Lincoln, president of the County Judges Association of Arkansas. “His appointment to the AAC executive board speaks volumes about what his peers think about his service. He will be a strong voice for rural counties.”
Judge Ellison, a native of Mena, has held Polk County’s highest seat since 2011. He is seeking a third term. If re-elected, his two-year term on the AAC board would begin January 1, 2015.
The AAC board is composed of 17 members representing all nine areas of county and district government: County judges, sheriffs, collectors, assessors, treasurers, county and circuit clerks, coroners, and quorum court justices of the peace. Members of Arkansas’s quorum courts are classified as district, rather than county, officials.