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October 18, 1991 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES URBAN AFFAIRS WRITER
County transportation czar Stanley T. Oftelie only half listened recently as two visitors talked passionately about Orange County's first commuter trains. This is about as thrilling as a slow freight train out of Colton, Oftelie mused. These guys gotta lighten up! Suddenly, Oftelie grabbed a gadget out of his desk drawer, put it to his lips, produced the "Whoo-ooh!" sound of a train whistle and blew his guests away in stitches.
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BUSINESS
May 13, 1997 | Patrice Apodaca
Stan Oftelie, who is leaving his post as the head of the Orange County Transportation Authority, assumes his new position as president and chief executive of the Orange County Business Council on Monday. What is Oftelie's first order of business at the council? "I've been over there one time, and I wanted to know where the men's room is," he quipped. "Where do I park--that's another one."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1997
The Orange County Transportation Authority Board of Directors selected Lisa Mills as interim chief executive officer on Monday. The board also officially accepted the resignation of Stan Oftelie, who is stepping down as CEO to run the Orange County Business Council. Mills, now the OCTA's assistant chief executive officer, has worked closely with board members and helped Oftelie manage the 1,400-worker agency. Mills is a former Santa Ana councilwoman.
NEWS
January 4, 1995 | JODI WILGOREN and MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The head of Orange County's Transportation Authority, touted as a possible successor if county administrator Ernie Schneider is fired, praised the investments made by former Treasurer Robert L. Citron in a letter the day before officials announced that the county portfolio had lost $1.5 billion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 29, 1997
The Orange County Transportation Authority Board of Directors selected Lisa Mills as interim chief executive officer on Monday. The board also officially accepted the resignation of Stan Oftelie, who is stepping down as CEO to run the Orange County Business Council. Mills, now the OCTA's assistant chief executive officer, has worked closely with board members and helped Oftelie manage the 1,400-worker agency. Mills is a former Santa Ana councilwoman.
NEWS
June 23, 1993 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN
Faced with an $800-million price tag for traffic improvements and other public works for Disney's new resort, Anaheim and Disney turned in part to Stan Oftelie, executive director of the Orange County Transportation Authority. OCTA's Board of Directors told Oftelie to find a way to give a boost to the Disneyland Resort, but it was Oftelie who came up with the plan that could win federal funding for one of Disney's parking structures.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 27, 1997 | JEAN O. PASCO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Stan Oftelie has an enviable view from his seventh-floor office smack in the center of the county. With a quick pivot, there's the Big A. The Pond. The Crystal Cathedral. It's an unparalleled vista of landmarks linked by some of the very roads Oftelie is responsible for planning, building and improving in the 16 years he's headed the county's transportation bureaucracy. It's an outlook about to change.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 11, 1992 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES URBAN AFFAIRS WRITER
Despite recent reductions in staff and bus service, Orange County transportation czar Stan Oftelie on Monday received a 3% pay raise. The increase approved by the Orange County Transportation Authority board boosts Oftelie's salary to $126,500. Oftelie is the transportation authority's chief executive officer. His new salary compares with the $134,000 paid to County Administrative Officer Ernie Schneider and the $128,000 salary of Transportation Corridor Agencies chief William Woollett Jr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 10, 1991 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES URBAN AFFAIRS WRITER
Stanley Oftelie, one of Orange County's highest-paid public officials, received a 5% raise to $122,858 per year Monday as part of a new, three-year contract as head of the Orange County Transportation Authority. As part of the new contract, Oftelie will undergo performance reviews that could lead to additional pay hikes in March and in July. The salary agreement was approved during Monday's meeting of the OCTA board.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 27, 1997 | JEAN O. PASCO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Stan Oftelie has an enviable view from his seventh-floor office smack in the center of the county. With a quick pivot, there's the Big A. The Pond. The Crystal Cathedral. It's an unparalleled vista of landmarks linked by some of the very roads Oftelie is responsible for planning, building and improving in the 16 years he's headed the county's transportation bureaucracy. It's an outlook about to change.
NEWS
January 4, 1995 | JODI WILGOREN and MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The head of Orange County's Transportation Authority, touted as a possible successor if county administrator Ernie Schneider is fired, praised the investments made by former Treasurer Robert L. Citron in a letter the day before officials announced that the county portfolio had lost $1.5 billion.
NEWS
June 23, 1993 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN
Faced with an $800-million price tag for traffic improvements and other public works for Disney's new resort, Anaheim and Disney turned in part to Stan Oftelie, executive director of the Orange County Transportation Authority. OCTA's Board of Directors told Oftelie to find a way to give a boost to the Disneyland Resort, but it was Oftelie who came up with the plan that could win federal funding for one of Disney's parking structures.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 11, 1992 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES URBAN AFFAIRS WRITER
Despite recent reductions in staff and bus service, Orange County transportation czar Stan Oftelie on Monday received a 3% pay raise. The increase approved by the Orange County Transportation Authority board boosts Oftelie's salary to $126,500. Oftelie is the transportation authority's chief executive officer. His new salary compares with the $134,000 paid to County Administrative Officer Ernie Schneider and the $128,000 salary of Transportation Corridor Agencies chief William Woollett Jr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 10, 1991 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES URBAN AFFAIRS WRITER
Stanley Oftelie, one of Orange County's highest-paid public officials, received a 5% raise to $122,858 per year Monday as part of a new, three-year contract as head of the Orange County Transportation Authority. As part of the new contract, Oftelie will undergo performance reviews that could lead to additional pay hikes in March and in July. The salary agreement was approved during Monday's meeting of the OCTA board.
BUSINESS
May 13, 1997 | Patrice Apodaca
Stan Oftelie, who is leaving his post as the head of the Orange County Transportation Authority, assumes his new position as president and chief executive of the Orange County Business Council on Monday. What is Oftelie's first order of business at the council? "I've been over there one time, and I wanted to know where the men's room is," he quipped. "Where do I park--that's another one."
NEWS
October 18, 1991 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES URBAN AFFAIRS WRITER
County transportation czar Stanley T. Oftelie only half listened recently as two visitors talked passionately about Orange County's first commuter trains. This is about as thrilling as a slow freight train out of Colton, Oftelie mused. These guys gotta lighten up! Suddenly, Oftelie grabbed a gadget out of his desk drawer, put it to his lips, produced the "Whoo-ooh!" sound of a train whistle and blew his guests away in stitches.
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