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|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 13, 2009
Contact: Matthew Harper
OCTA Swears In Supervisor Janet Nguyen and Other Directors
(Santa Ana) — Supervisor Janet Nguyen was once again sworn in as a Director to the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). Garden Grove Mayor Bill Dalton was sworn in as a new Director for the seat vacated by former Garden Grove Mayor Pro Tem Mark Rosen and Director Peter Buffa was elected Chairman.
Chairman Buffa has been a board member since 2005, and is a former Costa Mesa City Councilman. Supervisor Janet Nguyen also serves as Chair of the OCTA Transit Committee.
“I look forward to serving on the OCTA Board as we face several challenges presented to us with the state of the current economy,” Supervisor Nguyen said. “It’s important for this Board to act responsibly to serve the people of this county well and I am grateful for the opportunity to continue to represent and serve, not only the people of the First District, but all those who use the services of OCTA countywide.”
Photo Captions: Newly sworn in OCTA Board of Directors.
Supervisor Janet Nguyen represents the First District on the Orange County Board of Supervisors and is Chair of the OCTA’s Transit Committee. She represents more than 600,000 people, covering the cities of Garden Grove, Santa Ana, Westminster and the unincorporated community of Midway City. Orange County ranks sixth in the nation as the most populous county and has the nation’s seventh highest annual budget.