Ian Hugh was elected in November 2012 to represent the Cactus District and was almost immediately appointed to fill the district’s vacancy before beginning his official term in January 2013. In January 2015, and again in 2016, he was appointed Vice Mayor by his peers on the Council. He is currently serving his second stint on the Council as he previously served from 1986-91 and was Vice Mayor from 1990-91.
Vice Mayor Hugh’s extensive resume in leadership also includes serving on the Glendale Union High School District School Board from 2004-2012, leading the School Board as President from 2011-2012.
In his private time, Hugh avidly gives back to the community through sponsorship of youth sports teams, helping with Toys for Tots, among others. He is also a member of the Glendale First United Methodist Church as well as a long-time member of the Glendale West Rotary Club.
Vice Mayor Hugh was born and raised in Glendale. He and his wife Sharon have been married for 40 years and have owned their own business, Ian Hugh Tire and Auto, located 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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