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Group photo of the Emerging Leaders Class of May 2024.

Emerging Leaders Unite for Change

“For me, helping others is the way I live my life,” proudly shared Stewart, a recent graduate of Summit DD’s very first Emerging Leaders Program. “You showed us how to be a good leader and the process to step-up and keep going,” passionately stated Cainan, another graduate.

The Emerging Leaders program was born from Summit DD’s mission of helping people of all abilities reach their full potential, one person at a time. The program also aligns with the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities recent long-range goal that encourages every county to recruit a board member with a developmental disability. Read More ›

Superintendent, John Trunk speaking at a microphone

Board Passes COVID-19 Resolution to Protect Health of Staff and Individuals

It’s clear in times like these, when information changes fast and frequently, how important it is for a leadership team to take immediate steps to protect the well-being of staff and the people we serve.  This evening, Summit DD held an emergency meeting. The Board approved a resolution that now allows the Superintendent to enact any proactive measure to safeguard Agency employees, without requiring additional Board approval. Read More ›

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