A lottery conducted at the OCTA Board of Directors meeting June 26 resulted in the appointment of two new Measure M Taxpayer Oversight Committee (TOC) members, one each from the Second and Third Supervisorial Districts. The list of candidates was provided by the Grand Jurors Association of Orange County Selection Panel (Panel). The TOC welcomed Larry Tekler from Huntington Beach (Second District) and Andrew Lesko from Yorba Linda (Third District). Each will serve a 3-year term, which began July 1, 2017.
OCTA thanked outgoing committee members Margie Drilling of Fountain Valley and Dr. Ronald Randolph of Yorba Linda for their service to the taxpayers of Orange County.
Each spring, as called for in the Measure M Ordinance, the Panel conducts an extensive recruitment process to fill vacancies left by TOC members whose terms have expired. The Panel reviews and conducts interviews with the applicants. This year, Panel members included Bill Underwood (Chair), Robin R. Bowen, Bette Flick, John Gallie and John J. Moohr.
Next year, recruitment for the committee will begin in March to fill vacancies representing the First, Second, Fourth and Fifth Supervisorial Districts. Each district has two representatives.
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The 2016-17 TOC and OCTA Staff.