Bristol S. Ellington, AICP
Henderson Assistant City Manager
Office Telephone: (702) 267-2062
Office Fax: Office Fax:(702) 267-2081
Bristol S. Ellington was named Assistant City Manager for the city of Henderson in November 2007. He manages the day-to-day operations for 12 city departments. From July 2005 to November 2007, he served as Director of Community Development. He previously served as the Assistant Director of Community Development, where he directly supervised the Current Planning and Long Range Planning divisions. Since joining the city of Henderson in 1996, the city's population has increased from 130,116 to over 275,000 today.
Bristol was a resident of Florida before moving to Henderson, where he served as the Principal Planner in the Current Planning division for the city of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, from 1988 to 1996.
He received his master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in May 2009. In addition, he has a masterís degree in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan and a bachelorís degree in Geography from the University of Wisconsin.
Bristol received the 2009 Public Administrator of the Year award from the National Forum of Black Public Administrators, Las Vegas Chapter. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and the American Planning Association. Additionally, he is past president of S.A.F.E. House, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to providing aid and shelter to victims of domestic abuse in Henderson and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2003.