2022 Receptions,
Luncheons and Events

February 2022 Reception

WTS-OC hosted a virtual reception to welcome Mark A. Murphy, Chair of the Orange County Transportation Authority's Board of Directors for 2022. 

Chairman Murphy shared OCTA's 2022 Board and CEO Initiatives, which will guide the agency throughout the year. This year's initiatives include: 

  • Balanced and Equitable Transportation 

  • Fiscal and Environmental Responsibility and Adaptability 

  • Organizational Excellence, Partnership, and Transparency 

Chairman Murphy was reappointed as city council representative to the OCTA Board of Directors in January 2021, and he was reelected as Mayor of Orange in 2020. He has also served the City of Orange as Planning Commission Chair, and he has served on the governing body for the Foothill Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency. Chairman Murphy has been a resident of Orange his entire life. 

March 2022 Reception

WTS-OC hosted a reception featuring this year's Transportation Corridor Agencies Board Chairs:

  • The Honorable Peggy Huang, Foothill/Eastern TCA Board Chair and Yorba Linda Council Member

  • The Honorable Will O'Neill, San Joaquin Hills TCA Board Chair and Newport Beach Council Member


They shared their vision for the Agencies in 2022 and highlights from the FY23 Strategic Plan adopted on March 10.

April 2022 

WTS-OC hosted an event featuring leaders from the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority: 

  • SBCTA Executive Director Dr. Raymond Wolfe 

  • Director of Toll Operations Timothy Byrne, PE 

  • Construction Manager for Project Delivery Kristi Harris, PE, QSD/QSP


They discussed the continued implementation of the Authority's $4.4 billion 10-Year Delivery Plan through the county's Measure I Program. 

May 2022 

WTS-OC hosted a luncheon featuring the Orange County Transportation Authority CEO Darrell E. Johnson. 

Under the direction of OCTA's 18-member Board of Directors, CEO Johnson is responsible for managing the agency's $1.3 billion budget and overseeing Orange County's multimodal transportation system. He facilitated an informative discussion about OCTA's proposed FY 2022-23 budget and Measure M Program, Orange County's 30-year half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements. 

June 2022 

WTS-OC hosted a luncheon featuring Nardy Khan, PE/PMP, Deputy Director of Infrastructure Programs at Orange County Public Works.  

With the delivery of numerous notable projects underway, the County of Orange is maintaining momentum with implementation of its seven-year Capital Improvement Program. Formally adopted by the Board of Supervisors in May, the program authorizes more than $1.2 billion to support OC Public Works and OC Community Resources toward the delivery of roadway, flood control and active transportation projects, as well as improvements to parks, libraries and animal care facilities. 

July 2022 

WTS-OC hosted its first-ever forum for moms and future moms on navigating motherhood while working in the transportation industry. Thank you to everyone who attended, asked questions and shared their thoughts and experiences! 

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WTS-OC hosted an evening cruise through Newport Harbor. The casual, coastal mix and mingle included good food, live music and the chance to unwind with industry leaders, colleagues and the WTS-OC board.


WTS-OC also offered special recognition and thanks to our 2021-22 Corporate Partners, each of whom has supported us this last year.