Frances Jordan

Sr. Community Outreach Manager
(m) 859.361.9186

Frances Leigh Jordan joined Rifeline in the spring of 2017 as a
Community Outreach Manager. Frances brings 7+ years of
experience in diversity, civil rights, project management, community
engagement and outreach. Frances took the non-traditional route
after law school, and built her consulting, writing and community
engagement experience outside the courtroom.

At Rifeline, Frances provides project management, coordination and
outreach support for the City of Austin Corridor Mobility Program.

Prior to her time at Rifeline, Frances worked as an External Relations
and Community Engagement Specialist at the Texas Department of
Family Protective Services. In this role, she worked with
stakeholders, community partners and volunteers to improve
outcomes for children, older adults and families across the State of
Texas. She also worked with the Center for Policy, Innovation, and
Program Coordination in DFPS, and started her tenure in Texas
government with the Health Human Services Commission as a Civil
Rights Specialist.

Prior to her time in Texas, Frances served as the Deputy Director of
the Human Rights Commission in Columbus, Indiana. During her
time with the Commission, she led several grant projects,
workgroups, and worked on committees related to diversity and
improving relationships between local government, business, and
community partners.

Frances received her bachelor's degree in political science at
Tuskegee University in 2008 and received her Juris Doctor from the
University of Kentucky in 2011. She is also licensed to practice law in
Kentucky. Frances lives in Austin and loves to bike ride on the
beautiful trails around town.