Bertra McGann is a disability advocate and long-time supporter of programs expanding access and opportunities for individuals with special needs. Bertra is a former Board Member of the Autism Society of America-Northern VA, founding member of the advocacy group Arlington Parents of Autistic Children, founding Board Member of the NoVA Cool Cats hockey program for children with disabilities, former Arlington County Challenger Baseball Coordinator, and a volunteer with Special Olympics of Northern VA.  A graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, and American University in Washington, DC., Bertra is Director, New Business Development at Management Sciences for Health – Center for Leadership and Management, where she is responsible for new business capture, proposal development, and donor relations. She is married and has three children, including a member of the Athletes Without Limits DC rowing program.