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 (DDHOF) and Erin Ritchey Memorial Awards (ERMA) 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 2023 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:

MCBDDS Communications Dept.

8114 North Main Street

Dayton, OH 45415

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 937-732-3706 or 937-776-0866.