City and Regional Representation 

  • Chair - Finance, Economic Development and Regional Affairs Committee (FEDRAC)
  • Member - Land Use and Transportation Committee (LUTC)

Community and Regional Service  (Current and Past)

  • WorkFirst Program Advisory Board – Highline College, Green River College, Renton Technical College
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • King County Combined Fund Drive (CFD) Steering Committee
  • DSHS Mentorship Program
  • South King County Human Services Providers
  • Board of Directors – Wynstone East Homeowners Association 2016-2017
  • President - Vietnamese Students Association – University of Washington 1990 - 1991
  • Summer Camp Director – VSA Pacific Northwest 1992


  • University of Washington – Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Psychology
  • Highline College – Associates of Arts (AA) in General Studies


  • Department of Social and Health Services – CSO Administrator

Awards and Achievements

  • Governor’s Distinguished Managers Association - Member
  • National VANG Golden Torch Awards – Finalist from Washington State

Mr. Tran fled from Vietnam at the age of 18 with his younger sister in a small wooden boat and traveled across the Pacific Ocean to find freedom and to avoid religious and political persecution. He immigrated to the United States in 1980 and in 1985 he became a proud American citizen. Mr. Tran has been married to his wife, Thuy, since 1994. They have three children: Victoria (22) graduated from the University of Washington, Andrew (20) is a senior, and Jonathan (17) is a sophomore at the University of Washington.