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TMA 2024-2025 Board of Trustees

The TMA Board of Trustees are members elected from across the state to serve the interest of the membership and fulfill the actions of the House of Delegates. The Board meets quarterly in January, April/May (Annual Meeting), July, and October.

Members may bring their issues to the Board by completing this form and submitting to the TMA CEO. If you have questions about the Board of Trustees, contact Amy Campoli at or 615-460-1650.



Landon Combs, MD 


Secretary-Treasurer | Region 7

Daniel Bustamante, MD


Board of Trustees | Region 1

Michelle Allmon, MD


Board of Trustees | Region 4

Nicole Schlechter, MD, PhD


Medical Student Section Representative

Maro Doce


Chair | Region 6

Gene Huffstuter, MD



John David McCarley, MD


Board of Trustees | Region 2

Patrick Andre, MD


Board of Trustees | Region 8

Allan Colyar, MD


Resident/Fellow Section Representative

Lauren Favors, MD


Vice Chair | Region 5

Leslie Treece, MD


Immediate Past President

Andrew Watson, MD


Board of Trustees | Region 3

Laura Andreson, DO


Speaker, House of Delegates

Trey Lee, MD


Young Physician Section Representative

James McKenzie, DO


TMA Delegates to the AMA

Richard J. DePersio, MD (Chair) | Greater Knoxville Ear Nose Throat Associates 

Wiley T. Robinson, MD | (Vice Chair) Inpatient Physicians of the Mid-South 

O. Lee Berkenstock, MD | OLB Healthcare PLLC

Vijaya L. Appareddy, MD | Tri-State Psychiatric Services 

Christopher E. Young, MD | Anesthesiology Consultants Exchange PC 

Nita W. Shumaker, MD | Galen North Pediatrics

TMA Alternate Delegates to the AMA

George R. Lee, III, MD | Real Time Neuromonitoring Associates PC

Landon Combs, MD | Ballad Health Pediatrics