Rebecca Boss, M.A.

Rebecca Boss is currently serving as the Chief Operating Officer, Vice President of Strategic Development for CODAC Behavioral Healthcare, a large nonprofit provider specializing in treatment of opioid use disorder in the state of Rhode Island. Prior to this role, Ms. Boss served as the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH). Wellness, recovery, and parity were consistent themes of her leadership advancing efforts to promote inclusion and eliminate fear and discrimination of individuals living with behavioral health conditions. During her tenure with BHDDH, Ms. Boss was a highly regarded leader of behavioral health care and developmental disabilities services with special expertise in addiction and recovery solutions. She was responsible for the management, design and delivery of statewide efforts for medication-assisted treatment (MAT) expansion, developing national behavioral health integrated care models, and expanding recovery outreach programs. A published national speaker and presenter, Boss has recently engaged with the TAC to provide technical assistance and coaching for states in partnership with the National Governors Association’s Learning Collaborative focused on Strengthening Substance Use Disorder Systems of Care.