Councilmember Ian Hugh was elected in November 2012 to represent the Cactus District and was appointed in November 2012 to fill the Cactus District vacancy before beginning his term in January 2013. He previously served on the City Council from 1986-91 and was Vice Mayor from 1990-91. Hugh currently serves on Glendale’s Government Services Committee and the National League of Cities Community and Economic Development Policy and Advocacy Committee. In addition, he is a member of the Glendale West Rotary Club.
Councilmember Hugh’s extensive resume in leadership also includes the Glendale Union High School District School Board, 2004-2012, serving as President in 2011-2012. Hugh served as Chairman of the Glendale Utilities Committee 1989-90 and was a member and past vice chair of the Glendale Community Development Corporation.
Hugh also sponsors recreation sports teams, helps with Toys for Tots and is a member of the Glendale First United Methodist Church.
Councilmember Hugh was born and raised in Glendale. He and his wife, Sharon, have been married for 38 years and have owned their own business, Ian Hugh Tire and Auto at 51st Avenue and Glenn Drive, for most of that time. They have enjoyed living in the same home in the Cactus District for 36 years. They have two daughters and four grandchildren.
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