Dr. Tracey G. Jackson, District IV Vice President/Trustee

Member Since 2007
Affiliation:  Cavalier Chapter, Richmond, Va.
Employer:  Virginia Department of Social Services
Position:  Family Engagement Senior Consultant 

Dr. Tracey G. Jackson is the daughter of Eve R. Jackson and the late George T. Jackson III.  Ms. Jackson has three brothers George, Troy, and Andrew and grew up in a military family.  Ms. Jackson attended the High School for Girls in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated from Seventy-First High School in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Dr. Jackson received her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Political Science from Fayetteville State University.  She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with her Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration in May 2013.  Dr. Jackson’s area of concentration is Social Welfare Policy.

Currently, Dr. Jackson is the Family Engagement Senior Consultant for the Virginia Department of Social Services and is the owner of SEADS2Grow (Support, Education, Awareness, Development, Systems).  As the Family Engagement Senior Consultant, her responsibilities include statewide family engagement in Virginia; providing policy development and analysis; conducting research; and managing the Virginia Putative Father Registry.  SEADS2Grow is a life-coaching firm; assisting individuals to reach their goals and dreams by using the U-Centric Model, which is tailored to the individual client.

As a leader who has been very successful in her field for over 15 years Dr. Jackson attributes an elevation in her career when she joined the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA). ABWA’s passion for helping women aligns with Dr. Jackson.  2013 has been a phenomenal year for Dr. Jackson because she earned her Ph.D. and became the District IV Vice President for the American Business Women’s Association.  Being the District IV Vice President includes the responsibility of being a trustee for the Stephen M. Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF) that has provided over 17 million dollars to over 16,000 women nationwide since its inception.   In addition to being the District IV Vice President, Dr. Jackson has been the Woman of the Year for Cavalier Chapter and the Richmond Area Council and has served as chapter president, vice president and secretary.

Dr. Jackson is involved in several other civic and fraternal organizations including: the Improved Benevolent Protective Order of Elks of the World where she has held a national elected position as 2010-2013 Trustee; served as a local political party committee chair and is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and the Order of Eastern Stars, PHA. 

Dr. Jackson loves to travel and enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her two Maltese, Empress and Elite.