Murray Ridge Center

Our Mission

To ensure the availability of services and supports that assist eligible individuals in living the life they choose; to promote their health and safety; and to assist and support the families of these individuals in achieving these goals.

Board Members

Daniel J. White, President

James H. Uldrich, Vice-President

Robert Gajdos, Secretary

Donald E. Gehlmann

James Koepf

Henry Patterson

Janet Taylor-Remalius


Superintendent – Amber L. Fisher, Dr.P.H.

Assistant Superintendent – Elizabeth A. Findlan

Director of Human Resources – Thomas P. Forhan

Director of Educational Services – Dann W. Swift

Director of Adult Services – Pamela Rose-Sebastian

Director of Contract Services – Gerard T. Findlan

Director of Service & Support Administration – Albert W. Sprague

Director of Business – John D. Bonko

Director of Operations – William A. Flecher

Workshop Director – Steve Harder

Workshop Director – Gary Lyons

Director of Nursing – Linda Smith-Mahone

Community Employment Director – Jeff Miller

Director of Residential – Riaz Ahmad

Assistant Director of Business/Accounting Medicaid Services Manager – Stephen Tucker

Workshop Director – Cindy White

Contact Information
Lorain County Board of Mental Retardation

and Developmental Disabilities

1091 Infirmary Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035-4805