Theresa Coates Ellis is a mother, a business owner, and a community volunteer in Manassas. As a parent to seven all-grown-up children, she built her own small business, and is now elected as President in two service organizations in our City of Manassas.
Theresa cares about our community, embraces our history and understands our challenges. As a mother and business owner, she is an experienced communicator and problem-solver. She engages with the community and get things done!
Theresa cares and listens to the community in the City of Manassas — here is what people are talking about:
- Strengthening schools
- Stimulating economic growth and creating quality jobs
- Improving transportation and walkability
- Safe and cleaner neighborhoods
- Fiscal responsibility
Educating our youth to be career-ready and college-ready are important to the success of our children and our city. As a mother, she was a Girl Scout leader at George C. Round Elementary. She was also a parent volunteer during the years that her children attended the public schools.
As a business owner, Theresa has mentored many students. She has encouraged entrepreneurship as a critical skill for creating opportunity and building relationships between students and businesses. School performance scores impact housing, business and growth.
Attracting more quality businesses and boosting local commerce keeps jobs close to home. Promoting walkability is healthy and reduces the number of vehicles on our roads.
Our police, fire department, emergency response teams and medical community are top-notch. These brave and talented men and women provide protection, safety, relief and care for our City of Manassas!
Controlling litter and blight are very important. Our city should be a desirable place to live and work that encourages people to invest in their neighborhood.
Theresa gives back to the community with commitment and leadership. She serves the community as a member of the Manassas Regional Airport Commission, President of the Bull Run Rotary, President of the Inter-Service Club Council of Greater Manassas and as a board member with the Manassas City Public Schools Education Foundation.
Theresa is hard-working, gets results and cares about our community! Working together we can make a difference!