OCTA looking for a member of the public to join Board

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is seeking applicants interested in serving as one of two Public Members on its Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for all policy and decision-making for the Orange County Transportation Authority.

Potential awesome candidates from Santa Ana Healthy Eating, Active Community (HEAC) program. Tim Wagner for Partnership for the Public's Health

Interested applicants must be a resident of Orange County and not now serving, or at any time in the past four years, served as an elected official of a city within the county, as an elected official of any agency or special district within Orange County, or as an elected official of the County of Orange. The individual chosen by the Board for the position will serve a 4-year term of office.

Since January 1, 2005, the voting members of the OCTA Board of Directors have been made up of five members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, ten members from various City Councils around the county, and two members chosen from the public. A non-voting member representing Caltrans also sits on the Board.

OCTA Board Members are responsible for attending public Board meetings on the second and fourth Monday of every month (except holidays) at 9:00 a.m. at the OCTA Headquarters located at 600 South Main Street in the City of Orange. They are also responsible for attending various committee meetings, special meetings, and workshops.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of interest accompanied by a personal resume (including any related transportation Board or Committee experience) of no more than two pages to the OCTA Clerk of the Board. The due date for these items is the close of business on Monday, July 11, 2011.

Ms. Wendy Knowles
Clerk of the Board
OCTA Administration Building
550 South Main Street
P.O. Box 14184
Orange, CA 92863-1584

Questions may be directed to the Clerk’s office at (714) 560-5676.

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