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Will Francis, LMSW

Will Francis, LMSW is currently the Executive Director of the National Association of Social Workers Texas Chapter. Previously he served as the Government Relations Director for the chapter, and he has a background in early childhood, child welfare, and education. 

Will received his Master's in social work at the University of Texas as Autin in in 2010 and a Bachelor's degree in English from Hampton-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 social 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 two young daughters and a son. 

Will was selected as the 2018 NASW Gilman Wells Award recipient for his successful track record representing Texas social workers and their clients at the Texas State Capitol.