A founding member of the Advisory Council and first Chair, Tracie Jacquemin continues her service as a board member. She lives in McLean, Virginia with her husband and their three daughters. In addition to her work with BNAC, she is also a board member of the Child Care and Learning Center of Rappahannock County, Virginia. Tracie also volunteers with the Kenya Education Fund, and the Suzuki Association of the Greater Washington Area. An alumna of Duke University where she received her BA, she also earned an MBA from Vanderbilt University. In 1999, after working in banking and commercial real estate for ten years, Tracie was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She then became a certified Montessori teacher and worked as an educator for many years.