Get to know Tom Ellington


Age: 48

Hometown: Lived in Macon since 2004, was born in South Carolina and attended high school and college in Alabama.

Occupation: College professor

Family: Wife Katie

Former or current elected office: Macon City Council 2007-2013, Macon City Council Appropriations Committee chairman 2011-2013

Former or current leadership roles: Macon-Bibb County Land Bank Authority chairman, Democratic Party of Georgia state committee member, Bibb County Democratic Party vice chairman, Pedestrian Safety Review Board former chairman, Macon Transit Authority board member representing riders on the board as he frequently took the bus to work, Macon-Bibb County Consolidation Transition Task Force member, Macon-Bibb County Citizen Advocacy board member, Macon-Bibb NAACP political action chairman