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OCTA Hosts WTS Students in the Transportation Academy

OCTA recently welcomed students from the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) of Orange County Transportation Academy for the tenth year. The Academy offers undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to learn about the different facets of transportation.

More than 20 students participated in a panel discussion following CEO Darrell E. Johnson’s overview of OCTA and the future of transportation. Panelists Eden Wang, Enterprise Business Solutions Department Manager, Kelly Hart, Operations Strategic Planning Administrator, Melissa Mungia, Contracted Services Section Manager, and Rose Casey, Highway Programs Director shared their professional journeys and current roles at OCTA. The program wrapped up with insightful remarks from Executive Director of People and Community Engagement, Maggie McJilton, who shared her professional experience.

Students also had the opportunity to join Tresa Oliveri, OCTA Community Relations Principal, for an OC Streetcar presentation and walking tour showcasing the 4th Street completed track work and station installation in Santa Ana.