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  • 2017 Board of Directors

     Form 700

    The OCTA Board of Directors is comprised of 18 individuals that represent Orange County. Specifically, seventeen Board members govern OCTA with the Caltrans District Director serving as the 18th member in an ex-officio capacity. 

      2017 Board of Directors Strategic Initiatives

  • Michael HennesseyChairman RepresentingPublic Member Date Term BeginsSeptember 2015 Date Term ExpiresSeptember 2019
    Chairman Michael Hennessey has served as a Public Member on the Orange County Transportation Authority Board of Directors since 2011.Read More
    Lisa A. BartlettVice Chair RepresentingSupervisor 5th District Date Term BeginsDecember 2014 Date Term ExpiresJanuary 2019
    Vice Chair Lisa Bartlett is currently serving as the Fifth District Supervisor for the County of Orange, and also represents South Orange County on the Transportation Corridor Agencies Board of Directors, CalOptima, Orange County Fire Authority and the Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission.Read More
    Laurie Davies RepresentingCity Member 5th District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2017 Date Term ExpiresDecember 2017
    Director Laurie Davies was elected to the Laguna Niguel City Council in November of 2012 and currently serves as the City’s representative to the Orange County Division of the League of California Cities. She has served on the Board of the Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) and the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). Read More
    Barbara DelgleizeRepresentingCity Member 2nd District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2017 Date Term ExpiresDecember 2017
    Director Barbara Delgleize was elected to the Huntington Beach City Council in November of 2014. Orange County's City Selection Committee appointed Delgleize as a city council representative to the OCTA Board of Directors in January 2017.Read More
    Andrew DoRepresentingSupervisor 1st District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2017 Date Term ExpiresJanuary 2021
    Director Andrew Do, currently serves as Orange County's First District Supervisor, joined the Orange County Transportation Authority Board of Directors in February 2015. Read More
    Lori Donchak RepresentingCity Member 5th District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2017 Date Term ExpiresDecember 2018
    Director Lori Donchak currently serves on the San Clemente City Council.  Orange County's City Selection Committee reappointed Donchak in January 2017 as a city council representative to the OCTA Board of Directors, where she serves as the Board’s Immediate Past Chair and a member of the Executive Committee.Read More
    Steve JonesRepresentingCity Member 1st District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2016 Date Term ExpiresDecember 2017
    Director Steve Jones currently serves as the Mayor for the City of Garden Grove and spent eight years prior on the Planning Commission, with three terms as Chair.  Director Jones studied abroad at Kings College, Cambridge University, England and then went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree from USC in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Marketing.  Read More
    Mark A. MurphyRepresentingCity Member 3rd District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2017 Date Term ExpiresDecember 2018
    Director Mark A. Murphy is proud to have called Orange his home for his entire life.  He was born at St. Joseph’s Hospital and graduated from Orange High School.  He continued his education at Santa Ana College, and ultimately earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Southern California, where he also taught as a graduate assistant in the Business School.Read More
    Richard D. MurphyRepresentingCity Member 2nd District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2017 Date Term ExpiresDecember 2018
    Director Richard Murphy currently serves as Mayor of Los Alamitos. A long-time resident, he was raised in Los Alamitos from 1964 to 1978, moving back permanently in 1997.Read More
    Al MurrayRepresentingCity Member 3rd District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2016 Date Term ExpiresDecember 2017
    Director Al Murray was elected to the Tustin City Council in November of 2010 and appointed Mayor Pro Tem by his colleagues in 2011, served as Mayor from 2012 to 2013, and reappointed to Mayor Pro Tem in 2016. He and his wife, Tamala, have two daughters Lilly and Emily.Read More
    Shawn NelsonRepresentingSupervisor 4th District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2015 Date Term ExpiresJanuary 2019
    Director Shawn Nelson was elected to the Fullerton City Council in November 2002 to fill the remaining two years of an unexpired term, and was reelected to a four-year term in November 2004. He served as Mayor in 2004-05 and 2006-07, and as Mayor Pro Tem in 2003-04.Read More
    Miguel PulidoRepresentingCity Member 1st District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2017 Date Term ExpiresDecember 2018
    Director Miguel Pulido was first elected to the Santa Ana City Council in 1986.  He has continuously been a major force in the renaissance and economic revitalization of the City.  He is currently serving his eighth term as Mayor and has proven to be a leader, not only within the community, but regionally and nationally. Read More
    Tim ShawRepresentingCity Member 4th District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2017 Date Term ExpiresDecember 2018
    Director Tim Shaw was first elected to the La Habra City Council in 2008, and served as Mayor in 2012. In November of 2016 he was elected to a 3rd term on the City Council, receiving a record 13,243 votes.Read More
    Todd SpitzerRepresentingSupervisor 3rd District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2017 Date Term ExpiresJanuary 2021
    Director Todd Spitzer is a former California State Assembly Member and is currently serving as the Third District Supervisor for the County of Orange.Read More
    Michelle SteelRepresentingSupervisor 2nd District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2015 Date Term ExpiresJanuary 2019
    Director Michelle Steel, currently serving as the Second District Supervisor of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, joined the Orange County Transportation Authority Board of Directors in January 2015.Elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2014...Read More
    Tom TaitRepresentingCity Member 4th District Date Term BeginsJanuary 2016 Date Term ExpiresDecember 2017
    Director Tom Tait was re-elected as the Mayor of Anaheim in November 2014, campaigning on a platform of bringing the core values of freedom and kindness to the culture of the City and upholding public safety and civic upkeep as the City of Anaheim's top priorities. Director Tait's election comes after three previous terms on the Anaheim City Council.Read More
    Gregory T. WinterbottomRepresentingPublic Member Date Term BeginsJanuary 2013 Date Term ExpiresJanuary 2017
    Director Gregory T. Winterbottom has served as a Public Member on the Orange County Transportation Authority Board of Directors since 1993. Director Winterbottom brings to the OCTA Board a career of over 35 years of involvement in transportation issues.Read More
    Ryan ChamberlainRepresentingCaltrans District 12 District Director Governor’s Ex-Officio Member Date Term BeginsJanuary 2014 Date Term ExpiresJanuary 2018
    Director Ryan Chamberlain serves as the nonvoting Orange County Transportation Authority Board Member as the State Director of Transportation (Caltrans), District 12, appointed by the Governor for a four year term. As District Director, Director Chamberlain is responsible for planning, designing, constructing, operating and maintaining the State transportation system in Orange County, a metropolitan area of 798 square miles, 34 cities, approximately 3.1 million people, and is crisscrossed by 17 state highway routes. District 12 maintains and operates 277 route and 2,067 lane miles of highway as well as 268 directional miles of full time High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) or carpool lanes, one of the largest HOV lane networks in California.Read More
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