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Ross Arnett has been working on behalf of the Eastport community for 14 years, first as a Board Member, and then President, of the Eastport Civic Association and now as Alderman for Ward 8.
Ross retired from the Senior Executive Service of the Federal Government after 32 years and with a national reputation as a healthcare economist with expertise in healthcare spending an insurance coverage.
Before moving to Eastport, Ross and his wife Kathy, and son Ross, lived on Capitol Hill then Columbia and have always active in civic affairs.
Ross spearheaded reforms to the City's budget process to improve transparency and increase accountability, passed legislation to promote responsible development and prevent overcrowding in our schools and protect our tree canopy, and pushed for improved public safety measures.
During his three terms on the council, Ross has chaired at different times the following committees: Finance, Environmental Matters and Rules and served on the Public Safety and Transportation.
“Our city will continue to face challenges in the next four years. I am ready to apply my years of experience to continue to find common-sense solutions for pressing issues facing Ward 8 and the entire city: Public Safety, the Environment, and Development.”