How to Nominate

Each year, MCBDDS celebrates the excellence of people with developmental disabilities and those that support them through its Developmental Disabilities Hall of Fame and Erin Ritchey Memorial Awards programs. 

Criteria and Nomination Forms
To nominate a person for a DD Hall of Fame or Erin Ritchey Award, please review the Nomination Guidelines documents at right.  You can also find Nomination Forms there as well. 

We welcome nominations from persons served, family members and guardians, providers and members of the community. Nominations for our 2022 program will be accepted until 4 p.m. on September 1.

How to Nominate
Nominations of individuals and organizations are accepted year round, and can be submitted via email or U.S. Mail to:

DD Hall of Fame/Erin Ritchey Awards
c/o MCBDDS Community Relations 
25 Thorpe Drive
Dayton, OH 45420

Should you have questions about the awards or process, please contact the Communications Office of the Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services via email or phone at 937-776-0866.