Who We Are
OSDA is a non-profit organization who empowers people with disabilities and their families. 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, Jeanette Carpenter, Knox CBDD, Constance (Buffy) Enoch, Ohio Leader, Fayette, Brian Green, Supt. Miami CBDD, John Hannah, Ohio Leader, Champaign, Nancy Richards, Clearwater Council of Governments, Celia Schloemer, Hamilton, Kari Smith, Supt. Huron CBDD, Marc Tasse’, Nisonger, Franklin, Carolina Ann Thomas, Ohio Leader, Knox, Sharon Travis, SW Ohio Council of Governments, Renee’ Wood, Ohio Leader, Lucas County, Melinda Yerian, Family Member, Guernsey, Josh Young, Ohio Network for Innovation.
Meet the Council of Ohio Leaders
MEMBERS OF THE OSDA COUNCIL OF OHIO LEADERS (COOL)
Sherri Adams-Scioto, Mitch Berger-Richland, Rick Collins-Sandusky, Logan Detwiler-Medina, Buffy Enochs-Fayette, Charles Gardner-Clermont, Rosie Lawrence-Slater-Hamilton, Mike Metzgar-Erie, Jessi Russell-Delaware, Kristy Stepp-Madison, Marci Straughter-Franklin,
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, board meetings will be held on ZOOM. 2023 Dates: January 27, February 24, April 28, June 23, August 25, October 4 (Live at Synergy), October 27, November 17.