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Joel Zlotnik (714) 560-5713
Eric Carpenter (714) 560-5697
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April 14, 2016
OCTA Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Special Needs Advisory Committee
Applications for the advisory committee are being accepted through May 9
ORANGE – The Orange County Transportation Authority is seeking volunteers who represent individuals with disabilities and senior citizens in the county to serve on its Special Needs Advisory Committee.
Committee members are responsible for advising the OCTA board of directors about transit and paratransit issues. The committee recommends how to solicit feedback from disabled and senior transit users and communicates with care providers and special needs service agencies regarding transit-related information.
Candidates must be at least 18 years old, live or represent constituencies in Orange County and be willing to participate for a three-year term on the committee. Potential committee members should also demonstrate a history of involvement with people with special needs and senior citizens and be willing to dedicate at least 12 hours a year to OCTA meetings and activities.
The 34-member committee meets quarterly on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. at OCTA Headquarters, 600 S. Main Street in Orange.
Applications will be accepted through May 9 and are available at www.octa.net/snac. The OCTA board is expected to select the members for the committee by the end of July.
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