Governmental Affairs Committee Leadership

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Meagan Frazier
Smith Harris Carr
511 Union St Ste 710
Nashville, TN 37219

Meagan Frazier, a Dickson County native, joined Smith Harris & Carr in 2003 and became a partner in 2008. She is a graduate of the Nashville School of Law and Middle Tennessee State University, where she earned a B.S. in Public Relations. She is a licensed attorney.

Frazier's rise at Smith Harris & Carr to partner status was rapid thanks to her dedicated work on business,

Executive Director
Allan Ramsaur
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Ave N Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

Allan is responsible to Tennessee Bar Association members for management of the TBA staff, as well as enabling the TBA Board of Governors, House of Delegates, committees and sections to develop and implement policy. He represents the association before the General Assembly, agencies and related organizations.

Allan has a bachelor of arts in political science from Lambuth

Immediate Past Chair
Matthew Scanlan
Gullett Sanford Robinson & Martin PLLC
150 Third Ave So., Ste 1700
Nashville, TN 37201
Public Policy Coordinator
Brenda Gadd
Tennessee Bar Association
221 Fourth Ave. North
Nashvlle, TN 37219

Brenda Gadd is public policy coordinator at the Tennessee Bar Association, working closely with the Government Affairs Committee to help represent the TBA and its members before the General Assembly and other policy making bodies.

Prior to joining the TBA, Brenda served in a variety of consulting and management roles for campaigns in Tennessee, including the Keep Tennessee Courts Fair

Staff Coordinator
Karen Belcher
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219

As administrative assistant to TBA Executive Director Allan Ramsaur, Karen works closely with the TBA Board of Governors, the House of Delegates and other committees and governing bodies.

Karen is a Nashville native and holds an associate's degree in office administration. Before coming to the TBA, she developed her skills working more