Gail R. Jackson

Executive Director

Gail R. Jackson is the founder of Tea Time Etiquette Camp for Girls® and the executive director of T-Time Etiquette Foundation, Inc. She completed the Children’s Etiquette certification program from the Charleston School of Etiquette and Protocol in Charleston, SC. She holds a BLS degree in social sciences with concentrations in sociology and religious studies from Loyola University New Orleans. She has more than 40 years of experience in office management and administration. She is a partner and editor of Fellowship Journal “Your Christian News Source” for more than 30 years, and is active in her church. Gail’s mission is to demonstrate to young girls God’s love for humanity, to expose them to new adventures, encourage them to think, to empower them and prepare them for leadership. She is an entrepreneur; and loves to dance, decorate, travel, try new recipes, loves tea & tea parties with friends.

Precious Kirk


Precious C. B. Kirk is an entrepreneur, as well as the Child Find Coordinator for Jefferson Parish Schools. An employee of JP Schools for 8 years, Ms. Kirk has taught in the Pre-K 3-5 special education setting. She is also a certified observer, coach, mentor, and Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) instructor.

As an entrepreneur, Ms. Kirk is a Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant enriching women’s lives by educating them about skincare and self-care.

Ms. Kirk holds a certification in Early Childhood Intervention: Birth to Five Years Old from the University of New Orleans. She earned a master’s degree in communications from the University of Akron (Akron, OH), and a Bachelor’s of Arts in mass communications from Xavier University of Louisiana (New Orleans, LA).

Ms. Kirk is also a member of the New Orleans Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and White Dove Fellowship Church, where she volunteers in the Media Ministry.

Ramona R. Lewis

Vice Chairperson

Bio pending.

Paige A. Roberts


Paige is a native New Orleanian and a junior biology pre-medicine major at Xavier University of Louisiana. Paige is a parishioner at St. Katherine Drexel Catholic Church where she serves as a Eucharistic Minister of Holy Communion. At Xavier University, Paige is a charter member of the Knights of Peter Claver, Ladies Auxiliary and currently serves on the chapter’s executive board. At Xavier, Paige also is a NIH RISE scholar and does paid triple negative breast cancer research in a pharmaceutical laboratory. Since her adolescence, Paige has always been passionate about community service and volunteerism. During the school year, she volunteers as a mentor for middle school-high school aged girls and volunteers with S.T.E.M. NOLA. During the summer she spends her time volunteering at Tea Time Etiquette Camp for Girls. At Tea Time, she not only mentors the girls, but she also teaches French. Paige enjoys volunteering at Tea Time Etiquette Camp because she believes it is important to teach young girls how to be a lady and have confidence in themselves. After obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree from Xavier, Paige will pursue her dream of obtaining a medical degree and become a pediatrician or a surgeon. During Paige’s leisure time, she enjoys baking, exercising, listening to music, shopping, getting her nails done, and hanging out with friends and family.

James C. Watson, Sr.


James Watson is a Retail Assistance Manager. Mr. Watson has more than 20 years as a manager. He worked for Wal-Mart where his management skills made him a successful support manager. Mr. Watson worked at Chase Bank, LA where he was the Operation Manager during hurricane Katrina and successfully restored the operations within a week of the hurricane.

Mr. Watson was a graphic arts major at Delgado Community College. While attending Delgado he was instrumental in the printing and distribution of the school’s publications. He was employed at Lykes Bros. Steamship Co. as the manager of reprographics, and shipping and receiving departments. Mr. Watson’s organizational skills made the Lykes’ distribution center more efficient by making it easier to ship and receive packages. He also created an in-house tracking system to track the delivering of packages.

Mr. Watson is a deacon at New Home Ministries in New Orleans, LA and serves as treasurer of Tea Time Etiquette Foundation’s Board of Directors. He can be contacted at

Wanda Anderson-Davis


Bio pending.

Dacia Dumas


Mrs. Dacia Dumas is a wife, mother of five, owner of multiple businesses, and for more than 19 years, a child care professional. She is registered by the State of Louisiana to care for children in her home, adhering to the state’s strict guidelines for excellence in child care. She is an affiliate of Agenda for Children, a local resource & referral agency, a member of National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), and the National Association of Family Child Care (NAFCC). Her personal goal is to be accredited with the NAFCC. She received her Child Development Associates certification (CDA) in 2011. She is also a trainer and motivational speaker.

In addition to the T-Time Etiquette Foundation, she is a board member of the GNOAEYC representing the Family Child Care sector, and she is the president of Family Child Care Association of Louisiana, Inc. Mrs. Dumas is the owner of Children’s Village Training & Resource Center, a company that allows her to share her passion for teaching and to help provide resources for family child care providers that are looking for curriculum and environment enhancers. She is also the owner of 3D Speakz, a dream come true!!

She loves to read, dance, and inspire others.

Jamie J. Johnson


Bio pending.