Steering Committee


Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging 

O4A is a nonprofit, statewide network of agencies that provide services for older Ohioans, people with disabilities and their families. The Association engages in national and statewide advocacy to address issues which have an impact on the aging and disability network and older Ohioans and people with disabilities, provides services to members, and serves as a collective voice for Ohio’s Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs).


Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council

The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council is one of a national network of state councils, committed to self-determination and community inclusion for people with developmental disabilities. The Council’s mission is to create change that improves independence, productivity and inclusion for people with developmental disabilities and their families in community life in Ohio.


Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council

The Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council (Ohio SILC) is a federally mandated board for the State of Ohio. The Ohio SILC is responsible for the development, implementation, and monitoring of the State Plan for Independent Living, a three-year strategic plan for Ohio to work towards goals of greater access, inclusion and independence for individuals with disabilities.


Disability Rights Ohio

Disability Rights Ohio is the federally and state-designated Protection and Advocacy System and Client Assistance Program for the state of Ohio. The mission of Disability Rights Ohio is to advocate for the human, civil and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio. Disability Rights Ohio provides legal advocacy and rights protection to a wide range of people with disabilities.

Our Members

  • Carestar

  • CRN Consulting

  • Meals on Wheels Fairfield County

  • Ohio Aging Advocacy Coalition

  • Miami County Board of Developmental Disabilities

  • Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging

  • Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities

  • Northern Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality - NOBLE

  • Mom's Meals

  • Autism Society of Ohio

  • The Ohio State University Nisonger Center

  • Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging

  • National Association of Social Workers - Ohio

  • Ohio Association of Senior Centers

  • Creative Housing | Creative Renovations

  • Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging

  • Spina Bifida Coalition of Cincinnati

  • Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities

  • SourcePoint

  • Ohio Self Determination Association

  • The Arc of Ohio

  • Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio

  • National MS Society

  • Area Agency on Aging Region 3, Inc.

  • Independent Living Center of North Central Ohio

  • Area Agency on Aging Region 9, Inc.

  • Carestar

  • Buckeye Hills Regional Council

  • Access Center for Independent Living

  • Mid-Ohio Board for an Independent Living Environment

  • Advancing Independence

  • Ohio Brain Injury Association

  • Direction Home of Eastern Ohio, Inc.

  • The P.E.E.R. Center

  • Theresa Sweeny

  • Noah Sweeny

  • Patrick Meehan

  • Karen Sprankle

  • Tara Cline

  • Ohio JFS Directors' Association

  • Ken Anderson Alliance

  • SimplyEZ

  • Georgia Anetzberger

  • Ahlers Meals

  • CareStar

  • Joyce Eberl

  • Jennifer Kucera

  • Renee Daley

  • Kathleen Rak

  • Claudia Duffy

  • Jennilee Mohler

  • Carmen Shelton

  • Becky Lynn Neal

  • Diane Wilkins

  • Joanna Garrison

  • Sandra Black

  • Jo Ann Smith

  • Nancy Albright

  • Ellen Murray

  • Capabilities, Inc.

  • University of Cincinnati University Center of Excellence for Developmental Disabilities 

  • TASH Ohio

  • Options for Supported Housing

  • Corporation for Supportive Housing Ohio

  • The Ability Center of Greater Toledo

  • Advocates for Ohio's Future

  • Society for Equal Access

  • Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio

  • Coalition for Community Living - Ohio

  • Down Syndrome Association of Greater Toledo

  • Advocacy and Protective Services, Inc.

  • Beliefactory

  • Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities

  • The Ohio State University Nisonger Center

  • Fairfield County Job and Family Services

  • Linking Employment, Abilities and Potential (LEAP)

  • Ohio Psychological Association

  • Ohio Brain Injury Program

  • Western Reserve ILC

  • Independent Living Center of North Central Ohio, Inc.

  • The Center for Independent Living Options

  • National Federation of the Blind of Ohio

  • Autistic Self Advocacy Network

  • Services for Independent Living, Inc.

  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Area Health Education Center

  • American Council of the Blind of Ohio

  • Universal Health Care Action Network Ohio (UHCAN)

  • Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County

  • The Center for Disability Empowerment

  • Ohio Poverty Law Center

  • Leading Age Ohio

  • The Ohio Olmstead Task Force

  • Mental Health America of Ohio

  • Universal Health Care Action Network Ohio

  • Society for Equal Access, ILC