Appointed as Acting County Executive in November 2020, Interim County Executive in February 2021, and County Executive in September 2021, Ann Edwards directs and coordinates all County departments and works with the Board of Supervisors to achieve organizational and community goals.
Edwards is the first woman appointed to the County Executive position.
Edwards has served as Director of Human Assistance since 2014. Before that, she worked as the Director for Social Services for Solano County. Prior to Solano County, she worked for Sacramento County between 1998 and 2013, serving as Chief Deputy County Executive for Countywide Services, Director of Health and Human Services, Director of Mental Health Services, Division Manager for Adult Mental Health and Program Manager for Child and Family Mental Health.
Edwards holds a Master's degree in Counselor Education and a bachelor's degree in Social Work from California State University, Sacramento.