The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) is pleased to announce the promotion of Ashley Ford as TCDD Public Policy and Communications Specialist. Before being promoted, Ford served as TCDD’s Public Policy and Communications Assistant. In that role, she analyzed and tracked legislation, kept disability advocates informed via email and social media, and developed issue briefs and fact sheets. Ford earned a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Texas State University and she is currently pursuing a master’s degree in technical communication from Texas State. Prior to joining TCDD in 2015, she served as a legislative intern for Texas State Representative John Zerwas.
“It has been a privilege to be part of an organization that works to improve the lives of Texans with developmental disabilities,” said Ford. “I’m thrilled about this new opportunity to educate and engage people with disabilities, advocates, and decision-makers about disability policy issues.”
Ford’s hometown is Paris, Texas. She was promoted on April 16, 2018.