Tom Coderre (Region 1)
Tom Coderre (Region 1)
Regional Administrator: Tom Coderre
SAMHSA Region I
JFK Federal Building
Boston, MA 02203
Tom Coderre comes to SAMHSA Region I after serving as the Senior Advisor to the Governor of Rhode Island, where he has played an integral role in leading efforts to combat the state’s opioid crisis. Mr. Coderre previously served as the Chief of Staff at SAMHSA. He led the team that produced “Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health,” the first report from a U.S. Surgeon General dedicated to this public health crisis. He is the former National Field Director of Faces & Voices of Recovery and appeared in the documentary film, “The Anonymous People.” He also has an extensive background in government, serving as a member of the Rhode Island Senate from 1995-2003 and as Chief of Staff to the Senate President from 2009-2014. He has been recognized on numerous occasions for his dedication and advocacy efforts. Tom is a graduate of both the Community College of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College.
Assistant Regional Administrator, Region 1
Taylor Bryan Turner
Taylor Bryan Turner joins us from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD), Regional Administrators office where she served as a Management Analyst. Taylor was responsible for implementing HUD Initiatives that focused on ending homelessness, promoting affordable housing, health and wellness, and sustainability. She has over 20 years of experience cultivating diverse relationships among stakeholders, elected officials, and private and non-profit organizations. Last September, she was one of ten individuals recognized nationally in Washington D.C. for outstanding customer relationship management by the HUD Secretary. In 2018, Taylor completed the Presidential Management Council Fellows leadership program where she served as the first-ever Regional Outreach Strategist on Opioids within our New England Department of Health and Human Services. She will now continue that work while instilling hope in others through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) operatives. Taylor studied Business Management at Johnson and Wales University and is currently a Manresa Scholar Leader at the Woods College of Advancing Studies at Boston College.