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.
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.
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.