Meet AAG’s New Director of Administration Ed Ferguson

Ed Ferguson, AAG’s newly appointed Director of Administration, brings a background of association management experience to the job. Prior to joining the AAG, he was the Deputy Executive Director of the National Association of Counties (NACo) in Washington, DC, and before that was the Executive Director of the League of Oregon Cities and the Executive Director of the Association of Indiana Counties, Inc. He also worked as staff counsel for various committees in the Indiana General Assembly and in the private practice of law.

A native Hoosier, Ed received his Bachelor’s Degree in business from Indiana University in Bloomington; his Master’s Degree in Health Administration from Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis; and his J.D. degree from Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis.

While at NACo, Ed managed the County Services Department, the research, education, training and technical assistance arm of the organization. He managed staff who were responsible for NACo grants and contracts, its conferences and educational meetings, its training programs and its research division.