An Tran

Chief Deputy Director of Orange County, Social Services Agency
Region 5 JPA Board Member


500 N. State College Boulevard, Suite 100
Orange, CA 92868

Professional Experience

An Tran started his public service career with the County of Orange in 1998 and has worked in various county departments including the Social Services Agency, Health Care Agency, County Executive Office/County Budget Office and OC Waste & Recycling. In the Social Services Agency (SSA), An started as an eligibility worker in the Medi-Cal and CalWORKs programs and acquired positions of higher responsibilities including supervisory and management assignments in Training & Career Development and Financial Services. In his management role in Financial Services, he led the team overseeing the Family Self-Sufficiency and Children & Family Services budgets. During the CalWIN transition, An was Conversion Room Lead overseeing a team of staff at the Santa Ana Regional Center charged with data cleanup pre- and post-Go Live.

An then transitioned to the County Executive Office and was a budget liaison for multiple departments within various program areas including Infrastructure, General Government, Capital Improvement, Debt Service and various Internal Services Funds. From there, he transitioned to OC Waste & Recycling as the Deputy Director of Business Services overseeing their administrative and business functions.

An returned to SSA in 2015 as the Administrative Services Director and was appointed to the role of Chief Deputy Director in 2019. On August of 2022, An Tran was appointed as Orange County Agency Director by the Board of Supervisors.


An dual majored and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry and Business from California State University, Fullerton. In addition, An received his Master of Business Administration from University of California, Irvine.


An and his family currently live in the city of Irvine. On the weekend, they oftentimes explore the beaches and parks in Orange County and neighboring counties.

Professional organizations

  • Orange County First 5 Commission