About Us

The mission of the Mid-Atlantic Tea Business Association (MATBA) is to advance the knowledge of tea through networking and educational opportunities for the entrepreneur within the tea business.

MATBA was founded in January, 2005 by: Nancy Reppert of Sweet Remembrances, Janet Young of Over the Teacup, and Susanna Reppert of The Rosemary House

Our intention is to promote an increased awareness of the many tea-related businesses in our region and to support fellow entrepreneurs rather than focusing on competition. We are tea professionals helping one another grow their business.
Current Executive Board Members
(2016-2018 term)

  President Michael Raab Tea-For-All
  Vice President 
       and Chapter Development Liaison (West)
 Marcella Farina
The Tea and Hat Lady
 Secretary Erin Bradley Tea by Two
 Treasurer Kathleen Hippeli One Steep at a Thyme
  Information Officer Nancy Reppert
 Sweet Remembrances
  Membership Director 
       and Chapter Development Liaison (North)
 Darlene Meyers Perry
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