|Staff - Will Francis|
Will Francis, LMSW
Will Francis is excited to serve as the Government Relations Director for the National Association of Social Workers – Texas Chapter.
He previously worked for Mental Health America of Texas as the Technical Assistance Manager for Texas Parents as Teachers: a home visiting program that focused on school readiness, child development and the reduction of abuse and neglect. Other previous work experience includes positions with Child Protective Services and Travis County Juvenile Probation. He also served as the Assistant Dean at a private school in Austin, TX.
Will received a master’s in social work at the University of Texas, Austin in 2010 and a bachelor’s degree in English from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia in 1997. Will lived in Hong Kong and Singapore at an early age, and residing abroad helped him develop a love of travel and an appreciation for cultural diversity. He has a passion for promoting the profession of school work and believes strongly in supporting social justice through public awareness. He is married to a social worker who works as a therapist, and they have a seventeenth month old daughter who never stops moving.