Frances Roberts

Assistant General Secretary for Administration and Human Resources
202.488.5658
froberts@umc-gbcs.org

As the human resources director for GCORR, Frances assists the staff in making sure they are cared for by the agency by providing guidance to new staff members joining the agency. Frances also guides the managers in their fair and impartial evaluations of job performance for each employee.

In Her Own Words

What do you do (in 5 words or fewer)?

Guide management; support staff growth.

What brought you to GCORR?

Obligation to diversity and fairness.

What languages do you speak?

English and learning Spanish.

What’s the best advice you ever got?

Finish what you start and deliver what you promise.

What’s more important to you: to be right or to be liked?

Both.

If you could have one magic item what would it be?

I just asked for a magic wand.

What’s the best flavor combination you can think of?

Ice cream – coffee with fudge ripple.

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