Board of Directors

Dr. Richard Rhoda**

Chair - member since 2010

Executive Director Emeritus, Tennessee Higher Education Commission

Dr. William Schaffner**

President - member since 2007

Professor of Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Albert Ambrose**

Treasurer - member since 2012

President, E.T. Lowe Publishing, Co. & Lowe Graphics & Printing, Inc.

Janice Zeitlin

Vice President - CEO 2013

CEO, The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee

Sharon Langford**

Board Member - member since 2012

Marketing & Management Consultant, Animal Welfare Author and Volunteer

Michael K. Stagg**

Board Member - member since 2016

Attorney, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

Will Martin**

Board Member 2018 - 2019

Retired General Counsel, First Bank

Bob Burklow**

Board Member 2012 - 2018

Former Mayor, City of Hohenwald, Tennessee


Designated Independent Voting Rights

Senior Management Team

Janice Zeitlin


Deborah Perry

Director of Finance and Administration

Joe Rizzo

Director of Facilities, Planning, and Operations

Steven Scott, DVM

Director of Veterinary Care

Current Residents

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