The Savannah Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated is honored to present to the Savannah Community the 2011 Top Lady of the Year, Lady Annette S. Mitchell. This is the third time that Lady Mitchell has received this honor. She was selected as the Top Lady of the Year in 2006 and 2009.
Lady Annette was inducted into the Savannah Chapter in September, 1996 and has served the local chapter and area faithfully in many capacities. These include Chairperson for Community Beautification, Corresponding Secretary, 2nd Vice President, 1st Vice President, 2006 Area IV Leadership Conference Registration Chairperson, Area IV Community Partnership Chairperson, Area IV Political Action Chairperson, and Chairperson of Registration for the 2006 National Convention held in Savannah, Georgia.
Currently Lady Mitchell serves as President of the Local TLOD Chapter and Recording Secretary for Area IV.
Lady Annette is married to Lord Abraham Mitchell, Sr. and is the proud mother of two adult children, Alana Dawson and Abraham, Jr. She has two granddaughters and is a retired educator of the Savannah- Chatham County Public School System after serving for 34 years.
Lady Annette is a lifelong member of the Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Church where she works with the Mission and Floral Ministries and the History Committee. She is a of member Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the Electa Chapter of the Order of Eastern Stars, National Council of Negro Women, American Business Women Association, Chatham Retired Educators Association (CREA), Georgia Retired Association of Educators (GREA), The Savannah Branch of NAACP and Volunteer for Hospice Savannah.
Lady Annette had the distinction of being name Top Lady of the Year for 2006 and 2009 in the Area IV competition. She will compete for this title at the Area Conference, which will be held March 31 – April 2, 2011 in Memphis, TN.