Meet Jeff Covington

Jeff Covington

Deputy Director of State Implementation

Jeff began working at Therap in November of 2014 as the Deputy Director of State Implementation.  Jeff’s role is to oversee the implementation of Therap for States.  Jeff has extensive experience in project management and leading a diverse team to successful outcomes.  Prior to joining Therap, Jeff was the Director of Residential Services & Therap Administrator at Catholic Charities Disabilities Services in Albany, NY.  In addition to his role at CCDS, Jeff was the Capital Region Vice-President for NYSACRA, a founding mentor of DSPANYS, and the Co-Chair of the PWSAUSA Professional Provider Advisory Board.

Jeff’s career in developmental disabilities began in 1994 and includes experience in summer camps, supportive apartments, in-home services, respite care, day hab, day treatment, as well as residential services specifically for individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome.

Jeff earned his Master’s in Public Health in May of 2015 at the University at Albany.  In 2008, Jeff graduated from the NLCDD Leadership Institute at the University of Delaware. In 2014, Jeff became a Trained CQL Personal Outcome Measure Interviewer. In 1995, Jeff graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in American History from the University at Albany.