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Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett
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Board Name: Genetics Advisory Committee
Board ID: 67
Address: 710 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-5895
Board Contact:
Contact Phone:
Appointing Authority: Commissioner of Health
TCA: 68-5-503
Duties: Advise the Department on administration of the regional genetics network and the statewide newborn screening program to prevent, detect, and assure follow-up for birth defects and genetic disorders.
Number of Members: 17
Compensation: Reimbursed for travel expenses.
Appropriations: Funds through the budget of the Department of Health.
Meeting Schedule: Meetings as the Commissioner of Health deems necessary. Usually one (1) to two (2) meetings per year, typically four (4) to five (5) hours per meeting. One (1) meeting annually is mandated by law.
Hours Required: