Wayne County Board of

Developmental Disabilities

The Wayne County Board of Developmental Disabilities is an agency serving Wayne County residents with disabilities. The Board operates in compliance with the laws, rules and regulations of the State of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. The Board is comprised of seven members, five appointed by the Wayne County Commissioners and two appointed by the Wayne County Probate Judge.

Board members include:

Marianne Bricker, Vice President

Paul Crowley, MD

Mary Ann Frantz, Secretary

 Jerry Packard
Tony Rodak, President
Gary Schar
Melodie Stroud

Dave Ashley – Superintendent,
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The Board is responsible and is empowered to:

    • Administer and operate facilities, programs and services to meet the needs of children and adults with disabilities;
    • Establish policy and procedures for the operation of programs and services;
    • Assess the service needs of the developmentally disabled residents of the county;
    • Plan and set priorities based on available funds for the provision of both facilities and services to meet the needs of county residents with developmental disabilities;
    • Coordinate, monitor, and evaluate existing services and facilities;
    • Provide early childhood, school age, supportive home services, and adult services, residential services, and all related services according to the plan;
    • Ensure that related services, comprehensive evaluation services, and residential services are available according to the plan;
    • Require Individual Service Plans or Individual Education Plans for individuals with developmental disabilities who are being served or who have been determined eligible for services, and ensure that methods of having their service needs evaluated are available;
    • Provide special education programs;
    • Provide for a qualified Superintendent;
    • Adopt a budget and authorize expenditures in accordance with the Board, plan and to meet the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities;
    • Submit annual reports of its work and expenditures;
    • Authorize all positions of employment, establish compensation, including but not limited to salary schedules and fringe benefits for all board employees, approve contracts of employment for management employees that are for a term of more than one year;
    • Provide service coordination for each enrollee based upon needs;
    • Certify respite care homes;
    • Determine that a residence in which an individual is to be provided supported living meets quality assurance standards;
    • Purchase all necessary insurance policies, may purchase equipment and supplies;
    • Receive by gift, grant, devise, or bequest any moneys, lands, or property for the benefit of the purposes for which the board is created


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2017 Annual Report

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