The High Tea Society—Girls Connected



Executive Director

“The High Tea Society has given me confidence that I am somebody and that I have a lot of potential. A successful mind equals a successful person.”
Tyleasha Roundtree, 17


High Tea Society Advisory Board

Thalia HaymanMr. Robert Goodwin
Executive Director, Points of Light Foundation

Ms. Dorthea Johnson
Founder, Protocol School of Washington

Mr. Edward Johnson and Associates, P.C.
Architecture Landscape Design Interiors Planning President, Edward Johnson

Mr. John Harney
Founder, Harney & Sons Fine Teas

Ms. Barbara Lang
President, DC Chamber of Commerce

Ms. Beverly Perry
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs and Public Policy, Pepco Holding Company

Mr. J. Norwood Pratt
International Tea Guru & Editor-in-Chief, Tea Trade-the Magazine of World Tea Business

Thalia HaymanMs. Roberta Sims
Vice President Corporate Relations, Washington Gas

Rev. Dr. James E. Terrell
Pastor, Second Baptist Church

Harry Wingo
President and CEO, DC Chamber of Commerce

Board of Directors

Dr. Gloria Herndon
Chair President, GB Herndon & Associates

Mary Terrell
Founder Associate Judge (ret.)

Ms. Stephanie Lipscomb
Treasurer Vice President, The Adams National Bank

Ms. Mary Terrell
Ex Officio Board Member

Ms. Lorna John, Esq.
General Counsel, High Tea Society

Ms. Berna Gunn Williams
Former President, Scrubbles Janitorial Services Co.

Ms. Marie Johns
Former President, Verizon Washington, DC

Mariessa Terrell White
Executive Director


High Tea Society
PO Box 29024
Washington DC 20017
ph 202.277.5071