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 completed her term as Mayor of Summit at the end of 2015. 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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Summit is alive tonight with 8 Girl Scout troops singing Christmas Carols.
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Getting ready for tree lighting!!!
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Arboretum Holiday House Tour, Fortnightly Club!
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ArboretumHoliday House Tour is today. Start at Twin Maples. Every room is decorated by a different Summit designer.
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Great Swamp greenhouse.
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Summit Historical Society annual Holiday sale going on now until 3. Lots of great inexpensive gift ideas and cookies!
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"Summittoday" launches tomorrow. This is a community wide calendar for local events. No more excuses that you didn't hear about an event!
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Jets 14-0!!!
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Started my shopping at A Home, great selection, great friendly service, shop local!!!
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