By The Capistrano Dispatch
Orange County native Ryan Chamberlain has been appointed as the new director of Caltrans District 12, Director Malcolm Dougherty announced Thursday, September 6. Chamberlain will oversee all department functions in Orange County starting Monday, September 17. He takes over for Brent Green, who has served as the district’s acting director since Cindy Quon retired in May.
“Having been born and raised in Orange County, I have seen the county grow and mature into the economic hub that it is today,” Chamberlain said in a news release. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to come home and work … to improve mobility and safety for all travel modes throughout California.”
Chamberlain joined Caltrans over 12 years ago. He previously worked in District 12 as deputy district director of planning and local assistance. Chamberlain served most recently as division chief of transportation planning in Sacramento, from where he managed approximately 650 statewide personnel.