IRVINE, CA— Orange County Business Council (OCBC), the leading voice of business in Orange County, has endorsed Supervisor Janet Nguyen for re-election to the Orange County Board of Supervisors, District 1. Supervisor Nguyen is the first Asian-American and the first Vietnamese-American to serve on the Board of Supervisors, and recently served as Board Chair in 2010. Supervisor Nguyen currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), the Orange County Fire Authority, and Orange County Council of Governments, among others. Previously, she served as a Garden Grove City Council Member, as District Director in the California State Assembly and as Vice President of Government and Public Affairs for the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.
“Throughout her career, Supervisor Nguyen has proven her commitment to serving her community and to representing all of Orange County,” said Lucy Dunn, President and CEO of Orange County Business Council.
“She serves as a solid advocate of the Business Council’s key initiatives, particularly on education and workforce development. Supervisor Nguyen is the clear choice to represent this district.”
Supervisor Nguyen has been recognized for her demonstrated leadership and influence in Southern California and remains an approachable member of the Board of Supervisors. Her experience as a local elected official as well as an incumbent Supervisor provides a pragmatic perspective to County issues that benefit taxpayers in these challenging economic times.
Orange County Business Council is the leading voice of business in Orange County, California. OCBC represents and promotes the business community, working with government and academia, to enhance Orange County’s economic development and prosperity in order to preserve a high quality of life. OCBC serves member and investor businesses with nearly 250,000 employees and 2,000,000 worldwide. In providing a proactive forum for business and supporting organizations, OCBC helps assure the financial growth of America’s sixth largest county. For more information, visit www.ocbc.org.
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