Who We Are
OSDA is a non-profit organization who empowers people with disabilities. Our goal is to expand awareness of self-determination principles, provide valuable training resources, and promote advocacy efforts.
The OSDA Board includes people with disabilities, family members, private providers, and county boards of DD.
Meet the OSDA Board Members
The OSDA Board includes people with disabilities, family members, private providers, and County Boards of DD.
Carolina Ann Thomas
OSDA Board Trustees
Kelli Bader, Logan CBDD, Christine Brown, Ohio Leader, Franklin, Lee Butcher, Ohio Leader, Marion, Jeanette Carpenter, Knox CBDD, Pennie Chappell, Family and MEORC, Mt. Vernon, Heather Dikis, Family, Athens, Melinda Garverick, Family, Grove City, Brian Green, Supt. Miami CBDD, John Hannah, Ohio Leader, Champaign, Suzy Pelok, Provider, Franklin, Kelly Petty, Supt. Cuyahoga CBDD, Kathy Rader, Provider, Champaign, Nancy Richards, Clearwater Council of Governments, Barbara Sapharas, Family, Lake, Debbie Schmieding, Provider, Athens, Kari Smith, Supt. Huron CBDD, Carolina Ann Thomas, Ohio Leader, Knox, Bambi Zinkon, Coshocton CBDD.
Meet the Council of Ohio Leaders
MEMBERS OF THE OSDA COUNCIL OF OHIO LEADERS
Amber Buchanan, Loyd Lee Butcher, Buffy Enochs, Ty Ferguson, John Hannah, Bob Laferty, Diana Mairose, T. J. McClellan, Harry Miller, Jessi Russell, Ryan Stephan, Kristy Stepp, Marci Straughter, Carolina Ann Thomas
How OSDA works
OSDA is divided into Regions. These regions are designed for information sharing, policy, advocacy, and training.
CLICK ANYWHERE ON MAP TO FIND YOUR REGION
All board meetings start at 10:00 unless otherwise noted. Until further notice, board meetings will be held on ZOOM.