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First Congressional District

​​​Nicholas D. Ellis​

Photo of first congressional district board member, Nicholas Ellis

Nicholas D. Ellis serves as the uniform patrol and administrative division commander and holds the rank of captain with the City of Jesup Police Department. Ellis is a graduate of the Wayne County School System and a current student at Columbia College in South Carolina. Active in the Wayne County community, Ellis serves as the immediate past chairman of the Boys and Girls Club of the Altamaha Area and was named to the Georgia Division Boys and Girls Club Hall of Fame in August 2022. He is a member of the Leadership Wayne County steering committee, as well as an ordained elder and current leader of New Creation Ministries Jesup, Ga.'s administrative and youth ministries. Ellis is also the Southern States Police Benevolence Association's Georgia Division Senior Vice President. Ellis has served as a member of the Georgia Board of Public Safety and chaired the Wayne County School Safety Committee since 2020. Ellis was elected to the Wayne County Board of Education in 2014 and completed his second term on December 31, 2022. Ellis chaired the Wayne County Board for 7 1/2 years and has been a member and District 8 Director of the Georgia School Boards Association since 2019. Ellis is married to Krystal Ellis of Jesup, Georgia, and they have three children: Amarrion, Dominique, and Kadence.​