Edward Bugg has been a resident of the 9th Ward since he and his wife had their home built in Far Southeast Aurora in 2004.
Since that time, Edward has become involved with several local organizations and he now sits on the Boards of Grace Community Christian Church and Remington Crossing Homeowners Association.
Before moving to Aurora, he served as the Executive Secretary of the Park Forest Community Development Cooperation.
Edward's educational background includes both a degree in Business from Eastern Illinois University and a Law degree from the University Of Illinois College Of Law. He has worked in both the business and legal fields for various levels of government and as the Vice -President of an Arbitration/ Mediation firm in the private sector. He was First elected in April 2013. He will be up for re-election in 2021.
Since taking office, Alderman Bugg has worked with the numerous Neighborhood Associations in building a vibrant and welcoming community. In 2018, Aurora-Ward 9 was tagged as the most sought after Community for millennials to move to when raising a family in the State of Illinois.
Edward and his wife Beth have 3 children. They are involved in the local schools, the Wheatland Athletic Association, and various church activities. Alderman Bugg currently serves as the Chairperson on the Rules, Administration and Procedures (RAP) Committee and is a member of the Finance Committee of the Aurora City Council.