Paige Ellis was elected in 2018 to represent District 8 – Southwest Austin. Her professional background includes Marketing and Public Involvement. For 8 years prior to being elected, she worked for an environmental firm specializing in environmental compliance on housing development and regional transportation projects. She has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
She has been a volunteer coordinator for the Texas Book Festival and Keep Austin Beautiful and a proud supporter of the Barton Springs Conservancy, the Zilker Botanical Garden , and The Trail Foundation.
She is Vice-Chair of the Housing and Planning Committee and serves on the Mobility Committee and Austin Energy Oversight Committee. She is proud to represent Austin as the appointee to Capital Area Council of Governments’ Clean Air Coalition, the Clean Air Force of Central Texas Board of Directors, the Texas Colorado River Floodplain Coalition, the Regional Affordability Committee and as an alternate on the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) Transportation Policy Board.