TPA Hires Meagan Frazier; Harris Frazier for Contract Lobbyist ServicesIn an effort to establish and expand upon its legacy of knowledgeable advocates at the state legislature, the Tennessee Pharmacists Association has chosen Meagan Frazier and the Harris Frazier Government Relations team to serve as its contract lobbyists for 2022.
In November and December 2021, TPA conducted an extensive search and interview process to evaluate various contract lobbyists to represent the pharmacy profession in Tennessee. Meagan Frazier and the Harris Frazier team were chosen in a highly competitive selection process. As the profession of pharmacy reacts to many pressures, TPA will continue to be proactive and push the profession forward into the future.
Meagan Frazier and the Harris Frazier team were selected at a point of leadership and philosophical change for TPA’s representation at the state legislature. Meagan Frazier will lead the association’s advocacy efforts and help to achieve legislative and regulatory advances that affect how each Tennessee pharmacy professional practices on a daily basis. She will help open doors to advancing pharmacy care and pharmacy technician roles in Tennessee, with assistance from TPA staff and leadership. “Meagan has successfully guided her clients through complex issues such as medication safety regulations, state funding needs, and professional licensing requirements. She is the best fit for TPA, as we will need an all-hands-on-deck approach to advocating for the profession of pharmacy, now and into the future,” said TPA Executive Director Anthony Pudlo.
Meagan Frazier, a Dickson County native, has a solid reputation for her hard work on hospital, health care, business, and transportation issues. She is well known for her knowledge of the Tennessee General Assembly’s rules and procedures, as well as her relationships within all three branches of state government. A licensed attorney, Frazier graduated from the Nashville School of Law after earning a B.S. in Public Relations at Middle Tennessee State University. She arrived on Capitol Hill in 2001, by working for the Tennessee House of Representatives and the state Treasury Department. Frazier joined Harris Frazier Government Relations in 2003 and became a partner in 2008.
About the Tennessee Pharmacists Association
The Tennessee Pharmacists Association represents the profession of pharmacy across the state, united for the purpose of promoting safe and effective medication use to improve the health of patients. Since 1886, the Tennessee Pharmacists Association has preserved and advanced the interests of the profession and has served the professional needs of all pharmacists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians.
About Harris Frazier Government Relations
Harris Frazier Government Relations is Nashville’s oldest government relations firm and is 100% female-owned. The experts at Harris Frazier have a wealth of experience monitoring and lobbying the legislative and executive branches of Tennessee state government. In addition to being knowledgeable advocates for their clients, they also work hard to keep the firm’s excellent reputation for high ethical