Executive Board

Auburn University College
Class of 1991
Dr. Conn has practiced small animal medicine and surgery at Belle Meade Animal Hospital in Nashville.

Joe Ed Conn, DVM


Louisiana State University
Class of 1984
Her career began at Brooks Road Animal Hospital in Memphis upon graduation, and she purchased the practice in 1990.

Susan Moon, DVM

Immediate Past President

University of Tennessee
Class of 2007
Dr. Reel lives in Morristown and works as a mixed animal veterinary practitioner.

Russell Reel, DVM


Auburn University
Class of 1979
Dr. Walker resided in Jackson, Tennessee for 32 years while practicing at the Jackson Animal Clinic and North Madison Animal Hospital.

Danny Walker, DVM

Vice President

University of Florida
Class of 1984
Dr. Phillips currently lives in the Nashville area and has a veterinary dermatology practice in Nashville.

Margaret Phillips, DVM


University of Tennessee
Class of 1986
She started Tazewell Pike Animal Practice in Knoxville in 2000 after several years of relief work.

Joanne Hibbs, DVM

Member-At-Large / East Tennessee

University Of Tennessee
Class of 1980
Before relocating to Sweetwater, he practiced in Scottsville, Kentucky, and Greenville, Tennessee.

Richard Buchanan, DVM

Member-At-Large / East Tennessee

Mississippi State University
Class of 2009.
He practices in Memphis and his special interests include preventive medicine, Canine and Feline internal medicine, nutrition, and organized veterinary medicine.

Jeremy Keen, DVM

Member-At-Large / West Tennessee

Mississippi State
Class of 1982
His special areas of interest are Orthopedic and Radio Surgery and Veterinary Chiropractic. Dr. Parker is Board Certified in Veterinary Chiropractic.

Bob Parker, DVM

Member-At-Large / West Tennessee

University of Tennessee
Class of 1981
He is the Staff Veterinarian for the Tennessee State Veterinarian’s office and also serves as the Emergency Support Coordinator for the Tennessee Department of Agriculture

Doug Balthaser, DVM

Member-At-Large / Middle Tennessee

Auburn University
Class of 2005
She has a large animal practice which consists of ambulatory and haul-in facilities.

Mandy Hagan Willis, DVM

Member-At-Large / Middle Tennessee

Deloris has served as Executive Director for TVMA since 2006. From 1991 through 2001, she held the position of Director of Conventions & Meetings.

Deloris Green Gaines

Executive Director

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