The Board


First Row L to R: Attorney Angela Battaglia, (Prosecutor’s  Office),  Marilee Meloy (Recording Secretary),  Andrea Patton and Jodi Kale   Second Row L to R : Peter Noll (Vice President),  Gary O’Nesti (President), Christopher Sammarone (Board Attorney), Bill Whitacre (Superintendent) , Charles Holden and Joseph Pecchia

The Board of Directors of the MCBDD is comprised of seven members who are appointed by the Mahoning County Commissioners or the Probate Judge. The law requires that at least three of the Board members are family members of individuals who either receive, or are eligible to receive, services from the Board. All Board members serve on a voluntary basis with no compensation for their services.

Board Members

Gary O’Nesti, President
Peter Noll, Vice President

Marilee Meloy, Recording Secretary

Charles Holden

Jodi Kale

Andrea Patton

Joseph Pecchia

Appointing Authorities

Mahoning County Commissioners
David C. Ditzler
Anthony T. Traficanti
Carol Rimedio-Righetti

Mahoning County Probate Court Judge

The Honorable
Judge Robert N. Rusu, Jr.

Our Vision

Empowering people to live their lives.

Our Next Board Meeting

The Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold a regularly scheduled Board Meeting on Monday,  October 15, 2018 at Leonard Kirtz School at 6:00 PM

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Kara Morgan at 330.797.2828.

Board Packet

This packet includes the agenda for the current meeting and minutes from the past meeting



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