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The High Tea Society, wearing dresses by designer Jessica McClintock

High Tea Society Board of Directors Dr. Gloria Herndon, Chair and President, GB Herndon & Associates Ms. Wilma Lewis, Esq., General Counsel, Fanni Mae Ms. Jeanne Hubbard, Treasurer and President & CEO, Adams Natl. Bank Ms. Fannie Allen. Secretary and CEO, The Allen Etiquette Institute Ms. Lorna John, Esq. and General Counsel, High Tea Society Ms. Berna Gunn Williams, Former President, Scrubbles Janitorial Services Co. Ms. Marie Johns. Former President, Verizon Washington, DC High Tea Society Advisory Board Mr. 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 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 Holdings Inc. Mr. J. Norwood Pratt, International Tea Guru & Editor-in-chief, Tea Trade--the Magazine of World Tea Business Ms. Roberta Sims, Vice President Corporate Relations, Washington Gas Rev. Dr. James E. Terrell, Pastor, Second Baptist Church High Tea Society Founding Members Ms. Joann Anderson, Powernomics Corp. of America Ms. Tina Blanchard, President, La Moda, Inc. Ms. Jeanne Clarke Harris, President, Details International, Inc. Ms. Angela Heath, President, Grace Media, LLC. Ms. Lorna John, Esq., General Counsel, High Tea Society Ms. Kayte McLaughlin, President & CEO, Penguin Unity Enterprises, Inc.

Judge Mary Terrell, Founder, High Tea Society

Judge Mary A. Gooden Terrell was appointed to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia in 1997 by President William Jefferson Clinton. Judge Terrell was born in Jacksonville, Florida and raised in Akron, Ohio. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University, Masters of Arts in Teaching from Antioch College and her law degree from Georgetown University School of Law. Judge Terrell is a former Peace Corps volunteer, having been stationed in India. Founder of the Dix Street Academy, an alternative high school for students who dropped out of the public schools, she later went on to serve as an Assistant United States Attorney.

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