About Ellen Dickson

Ellen Dickson holds a Masters in Business Administration from Babson College and an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts in Boston. She and her husband Chip raised three children, all of whom graduated from the Summit public schools system.

Ellen She served for two term on Summit's City Council, and was then elected as Summit's Mayor in November, 2011. She is now in her fourth year as Mayor of Summit. In her 20 years here, she:

  • Served as president of the PTO at Lincoln Hubbard and Summit High School,
  • Currently serves as member Board of School Estimate,
  • Served for five years on the Zoning Board,
  • Served as Council President in 2009,
  • Previously served as Chair of the Safety committee, as well as the Finance and Building & Grounds committees

With this kind of experience under her belt, you can truly say she knows Summit from the inside out. She was named one of the Most Interesting People of Union County by Summit Patch in 2010. She was also the 2011 recipient of the Boy Scouts of America "Good Scout" Award.

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NJConference of Mayors, 2015 Winter Summit.
1 day 3 hours ago
The Zombie Apocalypse is coming. Program for 7th graders by Overlook and YMCA.
2 days 48 min ago
The Turner family wedding, ended up at my house since City Hall was closed. Didn't want to disappoint the out of town relatives!
2 days 22 hours ago
Lunch at the Greek Grill.
6 days 45 min ago
Waiting for the birds to come back.
6 days 2 hours ago
Beautiful snowy morning.
6 days 4 hours ago
Community calendar meeting.
1 week 3 days ago
Large turnout for Seeing Eye presentation at the Connection.
1 week 4 days ago
Frank Borlen speaking about the new Jim Crow laws.
1 week 4 days ago