News / OACB files motion to intervene as defendant in DRO lawsuit (Ball v. Kasich)
On November 29, 2016, the Ohio Association of County Boards of DD (OACB) filed a Motion to Intervene as Defendant in Ball v. Kasich, a proposed class-action lawsuit currently before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. The purpose of this motion is to request that the court permit OACB to formally join the lawsuit as a named party and to act in future proceedings as the single legal representative of Ohio’s 88 county boards of developmental disabilities..
Click here to download an FAQ document about OACB's filing in the Ball v. Kasich lawsuit
This action was unanimously approved by the OACB Board of Trustees at its regular meeting on October 10, 2016. The board’s action was taken at the recommendation of a special committee the trustees had empaneled for this exclusive purpose. A copy of the filing can be downloaded at www.oacbdd.org/intervention. For up-to-date information on Ball v. Kasich, go to oacbdd.org/DROsuit.
Events / OACB 33rd Annual Convention: Photos and information for attendees
OACB would like to thank the many attendees, speakers, vendors, and sponsors who helped make our Annual Convention (held November 30 to December 2 in Columbus) a success! The second day of the conference set a record for single-day attendance, and we are grateful for the members and guests who joined us for this important event.
Photos from each day of the event can be found on OACB's Facebook page at facebook.com/OACBDD/photos. Continuing professional development units (CPDUs) will be emailed to convention attendees as soon as they have been approved by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. Session presentations and recordings will be posted as they become available in MemberConnect, the OACB member services portal, at members.oacbdd.org