Tennessee Equine Health Advisory Commission to Meet

Monday, December 14, 2020 | 02:35pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Equine Health Advisory Commission will meet Dec. 18, 2020 at 1 p.m. CST.

In accordance with Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order 65, the Tennessee Equine Health Advisory Commission will meet and conduct business by electronic means.

The meeting is open to the public to attend via an internet-based teleconferencing system. There is no cost to participants. Instructions and alternative methods of communication are on page two of this notice.

The enabling legislation of this commission states that the Commissioner of Agriculture shall call the first meeting of the commission. The agenda includes introduction of commission members, election of officers, discussion of Tennessee equine industry, and planning for 2021 annual report.

The Tennessee Equine Health Advisory Commission studies the state of equine health, emerging equine health issues that may impact the equine industry, and other equine health and equine industry issues the commission deems relevant. The commission consists of nine members and is attached to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture for administrative purposes.

WebEx instructions:

Click to join the meeting.

Or enter the URL in your browser:


Enter your name and email and click Join.

The meeting password is 3BmpzSkmj23.

For audio connection:

(Recommended) Choose Call Me and enter your phone number, including area code. The system will call you. If you are using your computer’s audio and video system, choose Call Using Computer.

Click the Raise Hand button to be recognized by the Chairman.

Connect to WebEx session at least 15 minutes prior to the meeting to make sure your connection works.

WebEx YouTube tutorials are available:



To join the meeting via phone, dial 1-415-655-0003 and use access code 178 495 3791.


1)      Welcome and Introduction of Commission Members – Commissioner Charlie Hatcher

2)      Election of Chair and Secretary

3)      Discussion on the current Tennessee Equine Industry including health and other issues

4)      Planning/Discussion for the annual report due by February 1, 2021

5)      Adjourn

Video of Tennessee Equine Health Advisory Commission meeting