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Bristol, Tenn. dentist takes on new role

By Garick Zikan
Published On: Feb 25 2013 04:42:39 PM CST
BRISTOL, Tenn. -

Dr. Jeff McMillin of Bristol,Tennessee has been elected as chairman of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission.

The commission works with the state legislature to provide direction and oversight to the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency.

Dr. McMillin was appointed to the commission by Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey in 2009. McMillin was elected chairman of the commission in February.

Ramsey calls McMillin " the perfect person to oversee TWRA's mission of conservation and preservation of Tennessee's fish and wildlife."

Dr. McMillin has lived his entire life in Tennessee. His hobbies include hunting ducks, turkey and big game.