Environmental Oversight Committee


Freeway Mitigation Materials

Environmental Committee Meetings

In October 2007, the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Board of Directors approved the selection of 12 members for the Environmental Mitigation and Resource Protection Oversight Committee.

The Environmental Oversight Committee will make recommendations on the allocation of environmental freeway mitigation funds and will monitor the execution of a master agreement between OCTA and state and federal resource agencies.

The Environmental Oversight Committee meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. at OCTA offices at 600 S. Main Street, Orange, CA 92863. Please call Marissa Espino at (714) 560-5607 to confirm meetings.

Current Members

The 12 members of the Environmental Oversight Committee include:

Patricia Bates, OCTA Director, Chair
Melanie Schlotterbeck, Measure M Support Groups, Vice Chair
Veronica Chan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lori Donchak, OCTA Director
Nancy Jimeno, Cal State Fullerton Political Science Professor
Philip C. La Puma, PE, Taxpayers Oversight Committee Representative
David Mayer, California Department of Fish and Game
Derek McGregor, Public Member, DMc Engineering
Dave Means, California Wildlife Conservation Board
Dan Silver, Endangered Habitats League
Jonathan Snyder, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 
Sylvia Vega, Caltrans

Committee members serve three-year terms with no term limits.

Resources

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Project Contact

Marissa Espino
Strategic Communications Officer
(714) 560-5607
mespino@octa.net