The Taxpayer Oversight Committee (TOC) is an independent committee formed after the passage of Measure M in 1990. Click the + sign to expand the member bios.
Naresh D. Patel comes to the Taxpayer Oversight Committee with more than 25 years of experience in the commuter and freight railroad transportation industry. He resides in the First Supervisorial District and has been an Orange County resident for more than 20 years. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
Andrew Ramirez comes to the Taxpayer Oversight Committee with over a decade’s worth of experience in finance. He resides in the First Supervisorial District and comes to the TOC as a previous Citizens Advisory Committee member where he enjoyed serving as a liaison between the public and OCTA. Andrew has been an Orange County resident for more than thirty years and received his MBA from Chapman University.
Mark currently lives in the Second Supervisorial District and comes to the Taxpayer Oversight Committee with more than 30 years of business experience. Mark has a commitment to smart transportation projects and currently serves as an engineering executive.
Residing in the Third Supervisorial District, Kirk Watilo has lived in Orange County for more than 30 years. He served on the initial Taxpayer Oversight Committee after the passage of Measure M in 1990. Mr. Watilo earned a Master's Degree in Public Administration at the University of Southern California and has been a member of the Community Associations Institute for more than two decades.
Residing in the Fourth Supervisorial District, Ajay Khetani has been a realtor for approximately 20 years. He has lived in Orange County for more than thirty years and has his master’s in business administration. Mr. Khetani has served on various community-based organizations in the past including the Lions Club of Little India and the City of Anaheim’s Budget and Finance Committee.
Rasik N. Patel currently lives in the Fourth Supervisorial District and comes to the Taxpayer Oversight Committee with a Master’s degree and a lengthy career in electrical engineering. He has lived in Orange County for more than 30 years and has served on various community-based organizations including the Indo American Seniors Heritage Los Angeles (IASHLA), Coyote Hills Homeowners Association, and Radha Raman Temple Operating Committee.
Shannon O’Toole lives in South Orange County and represents District 5 on the Taxpayer Oversight Committee. She is retired from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and has resided in Orange County for more than thirty years. Her community service efforts include several years with the Assistance League of Laguna Beach where she provided services for families with infants with down syndrome.
Mark W. Eisenberg lives in South Orange County and represents the Fifth Supervisorial District on the Taxpayer Oversight Committee. He has a Doctorate degree from California Western School of Law and has practiced law for 30 years. He has lived in Orange County for more than 20 years and is the Newport Coast: Ziani Homeowners Association President.