Members of the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association from around the state met with legislators on Capitol Hill to discuss current events and issues impacting animal health and veterinary medicine in Tennessee. Pictured at the event are (front, from left) Meagan Frazier, TVMA lobbyist; Deloris Green Gaines, executive director of TVMA, located in Fayetteville; Dr. Mary Ergen; Dr. Susan Moon; Dr. Mandy Willis; Dr. Midge Phillips; (rear) Dr. Eva Evans; Dr. Maben Thompson; Dr. Randy Hammon; Dr. Allan Holladay; and Dr. Joe Ed Conn. Founded in 1909, TVMA is committed to advancing the science and art of veterinary medicine. Consisting of more than 1200 members, TVMA works to ensure that laws and regulations promote the health and well-being of all animals, and protect public health and human welfare. For more information, visit www.tvmanet.org.