Our Mission is to support people with developmental disabilities in living meaningful lives.


Our Vision is people with developmental disabilities are playing, learning, working and living as valued community members.

Core Values

  • CARING: We are helpful, understanding, respectful and attentive to well-being.

  • INTEGRITY: We are ethical, trustworthy, reliable and follow through on our word.

  • CHOICE: We provide information and opportunities for individuals and families to make decisions based on what is important to them.

  • TEAMWORK: We collaborate with our trusted partners including individuals, families, coworkers, volunteers, private providers, school districts, governmental agencies, and local businesses.

  • RESOURCEFUL: We enhance the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families through creative problem solving, networking, and sharing information.


The first step to determine if a person is eligible to receive Holmes County Board of Developmental Disabilitiesservices is to call the SSA Supervisor at 330-674-8045 Ext. 224.

In order for an individual to be determined eligible, there must be documented medical evidence of a developmental disability and functional limitations. There are different requirements for age groups.

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Overview Video


Rhoda Mast


Marianne Mader


Sheri Martin

Assistant Administrator

Curtis Goehring

Business Manager/HR Director

Renee Spencer

EI Supervisor

Mimi Patterson

SSA Supervisor

Holmes County Board of Developmental Disabilities Board Members

  • From left: Chad Yoder, Michele Snow, Mike Palmer, Jeff Kinney, and Tara Dalrymple