May 15, 2021
Annual meeting, held virtually, Feb. 19-21
Distinguished Service Award
Dr. Susan Moon (Louisiana State ’84), Memphis. Following graduation, Dr. Moon joined Brooks Road Animal Hospital in Memphis, taking ownership of the practice in 1990. A past president of the Tennessee VMA, she serves as its alternate delegate to the AVMA House of Delegates. Dr. Moon is a member of the Memphis and Shelby County VMAs and is a trustee of the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Foundation.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Rebecca Gompf (Ohio State ’75), Knoxville. A diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in cardiology, Dr. Gompf recently retired from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, where she served as an associate professor and as a cardiologist in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. She is a past president of the Knoxville Animal Control Board and a past chair of the Knox County Board of Health Advisory Committee and Knox County’s Disaster Animal Response Team.
Drs. Tai Federico, Chattanooga, president; Bob Parker, Bartlett, president-elect; Forrest Reynolds, Franklin, vice president; Margaret “Midge” Phillips, Franklin, secretary-treasurer; and Matt Povlovich, Thompson’s Station, immediate past president