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TMA 2023-2024 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.



Andrew Watson, MD 


Secretary-Treasurer | Region 7

Daniel Bustamante, MD


Board of Trustees | Region 1

Walter Rayford, MD


Board of Trustees | Region 4

Adrian Rodriguez, MD


Medical Student Section Representative

Alex Cattran


Chair | Region 6

Gene Huffstuter, MD



Landon Combs, MD


Board of Trustees | Region 2

Pamela D. Murray, 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

Ed Capparelli, MD


Board of Trustees | Region 3

Laura Andreson, MD


Speaker, House of Delegates

John David McCarley, MD


Young Physician Section Representative

Brett Smith, MD


TMA Delegates to the AMA

John J. Ingram, III, MD (Chair) | East Tennessee Medical Group PC 

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

O. Lee Berkenstock, MD | OLB Healthcare PLLC

Wiley T. Robinson, MD | Inpatient Physicians of the Mid-South 

Christopher E. Young, MD | Anesthesiology Consultants Exchange PC 

Nita W. Shumaker, MD | Galen North Pediatrics

TMA Alternate Delegates to the AMA

Richard Soper, MD | Center for Behavioral Wellness

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

Landon Combs, MD | Ballad Health Pediatrics