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Board of Developmental Disabilities


CONTACT INFORMATION:
Terri Rice
1275 Lakeside Avenue East, Cleveland, Ohio 44114
216-736-2656
Rice.Teresa@cuyahogabdd.org


WEBSITE:
http://www.cuyahogabdd.org/


DESCRIPTION OF BOARD AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Board of Developmental Disabilities supports and empowers people with developmental disabilities to live, learn, work and play in the community.


QUALIFICATIONS:
Seven members - Five appointed by Cuyahoga County, two appointed by Probate Court. All members must be residents of Cuyahoga County and United States citizens, and interested and knowledgeable in the field of developmental disabilities and other allied fields.

Of the five members appointed by Cuyahoga County, at least two shall be individuals who are immediate family members of individuals eligible for services provided by the county board and, whenever possible, one of those two members shall be an immediate family member of an individual eligible for adult services and the other shall be an immediate family member of an individual eligible for early intervention services or services for preschool or school-age children.

Of the two members appointed by the Probate Court, at least one shall be an individual who is an immediate family member of an individual eligible for residential services or supported living.

The length of term for both Cuyahoga County-appointed and Probate Court-appointed members is 4 years, with potential for 2 reappointments.


MEMBERSHIP:

Name  Term Ends Appointed By/Representation
Cynthia Schulz 1/31/2021 County Executive
Tania Younkin 1/31/2021 County Executive
Steven M. Licciardi 1/31/2021 County Executive
Lisa Hunt 1/31/2022 County Executive
Mozelle T. Jackson 1/24/2022 County Executive
Ara A. Bagdasarian N/A Probate Court
Richard V. Mazzola N/A Probate Court


MEETING SCHEDULE/AGENDAS:
Regular board meetings are at 5:30 P.M., on the 4th Thursday of the month (with some exceptions, usually in November and December, due to holidays). The yearly board meeting schedule is published on the website: www.CuyahogaBDD.org.


BYLAWS:
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OTHER USEFUL LINKS:
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LINK TO APPLICATION:
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