Charles Allen

Hospital Facilitator

Charles has 14 years of experience in the Veterinary Industry. In 2004 he married his high school sweetheart Checotah, they now have two children Colt and Carly and make their home here in Lebanon. In 2008 Charles graduated with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business from MTSU. He enjoys hunting with his son and spending time with his family. In his free time Charles enjoys training and competing with his prized beagles. He is also a licensed preacher.


Heather Slauson

Board Room Director

Heather was born and raised in Lebanon, Tennessee. She enjoys being able to take part in daycare and playtime here at The Board Room! She has only ever had one job that didn’t involve animals and was on the wrestling team in high school. She married her high school sweetheart in 2014. Heather’s pets include: 2 dogs (a Chihuahua/Dachshund mix, and a Pointer/Pit mix), 1 cat and two lizards (an Armadillo lizard and a Steppe Runner). Her favorite hobbies include riding horses, reading and traveling.


Kayla Barkley

Parent Care Coordinator.

Kayla is from Mount Juliet Tennessee. Her favorite part about working at Cumberland Animal Hospital is that she gets to meet new pets and their owners and form new relationships with them. Kayla has one dog named Roscoe and her hobbies include camping, kayaking, and traveling. She also volunteers with Animal Rescue Corps.


Gabby Liddicoat

Parent Care Coordinator

Gabby is originally from Baltimore, Maryland. Her favorite part about working at Cumberland Animal Hospital is that she gets to meet new people and fur-babies. She has 4 dogs and 1 cat and her hobbies include playing with her dogs and pilates. A fun fact about Gabby is that she and her husband, Alan have future plans to own a reindeer farm.


Chapel Burns

Parent Care Coordinator

Chapel is from Lebanon, Tennessee and is currently in college pursuing a degree in Nursing. One of her favorite parts about working at Cumberland Animal Hospital is being able to interact with people and their pets.

Chapel has two beautiful daughters, Amiyah Grace and Aralynn Nicole and they have one dog named Oscar. Her favorite hobbies include shopping for her kids, cooking new things and singing.


Michelle Mathias

Girl Friday

Michelle has lived in Mt Juliet for the last 25 years. She and her husband Rick have one son Joey, who works at Cumberland Animal Hospital as well as a vet technician. Michelle ‘s favorite part about working at Cumberland Animal Hospital is that she gets to meet new people and loving on their babies. She has one pet named Marlow. In her spare time she enjoys cross-stitching and watching black and white movies. A fun fact about Michelle is that she can take the stain out of anything.


Heather Hunt

Groomer

Heather is one of our Groomers here at The Board Room. Her favorite part about working at The Board Room is that she makes so many furry friends! She also enjoys the versatility and technical aspects of grooming all of the different breeds. She has a passion for rescuing and rehabilitating pets as well. She is originally from Morrow, Georgia before she moved to Tennessee in 2003. Heather has one son and they have 6 dogs, 2 cats and 1 African Grey Parrot. Her hobbies include crafting, music, and piano.


Sarah Naff

Groomer

Sarah is from Hermitage, Tennessee and she has 2 cats, 1 dog and 1 cockatiel. Her favorite hobbies include hiking and back country camping. While at The Board Room she has enjoyed developing relationships with clients and getting to experience new and fun grooming styles. Her favorite style of grooming is Asian Fusion.


Joey Mathias

Vet Technician

Joey has 4 pets and is from Mount Juliet. His favorite part about working at Cumberland Animal Hospital is getting to pet dogs. Joey’s favorite hobbies include tabletop games. A fun fact about Joey is that he was a Vocal Music Education Major in college.


Amanda Caldwell

Vet Technician

Amanda is from Mount Juliet and she has 2 male cats, one white and one black. She enjoys getting to meet new people and care for their fur babies. Her favorite hobbies include art, video games and she also likes spending time outdoors doing activities such as fishing and camping.


Tammy Howard

Vet Technician

Tammy has 28 plus years of experience working in the veterinary field. She loves all animals and is very passionate about caring for them. Tammy is from Mount Juliet and she has 3 horses, 2 dogs, 8 cats, and 1 miniature donkey. One of her favorite parts about working at Cumberland Animal Hospital is when she gets to send home pets that have been very sick that are now healthy. Her hobbies include horseback riding, and playing with her dogs. She has also won many awards barrel racing with horses.


Krissy Hall

Vet Technician

Krissy was born in Pensacola, Florida and raised in Lebanon, Tennessee. She loves all parts of her job here at Cumberland Animal Hospital but the most important thing for her that she loves animals so being able to speak for them and care for them and have their trust to do so makes her day. It is never boring since in the vet industry you never experience the same day twice. Krissy has one sweet handsome cat named Nugget. She has 6 sisters and she enjoys movies, shopping, interior design and outdoor activities such as kayaking, hiking, and camping.


Kim Carlson

Vet Technician

Kim is originally from Nashville but she has lived in Mount Juliet since 2005. Kim’s favorite parts about Cumberland Animal Hospital are being part of a great family and getting to care for clients fur babies. She has a bearded dragon named Fire and a pitbull named Knox. She has an amazing daughter named Kaitlyn, she learned the true meaning of love in 2010 when she was born. Kim’s favorite hobbies include kayaking, hiking and anything outdoors.


Stephanie Lancaster

Vet Technician

Stephanie is from Lebanon, Tennessee. She has worked at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine while she attended college. She then moved to New Mexico before moving back to Lebanon to be close to her family. Her favorite part about working at Cumberland Animal Hospital is knowing that she can make a difference in people’s lives by helping their animals live a happy, healthy life. She has one dog, Jack Daniels an Australian Shepard, two cats, Jack and Jeffrey, and two horses, Belle and Layla. Her favorite hobbies include trail riding and hiking with the dogs.


Taylor Huckaby

Vet Technician

Taylor is from Mount Juliet, Tennessee and she has one dog named Lacie. Her favorite part about working at Cumberland Animal Hospital is that she gets to help people take care of their babies and is able to help educate clients when the come for new patient visits. Her hobbies include crafting and decorating and she also has 20 plus chickens and 20 plus quail.


D’Ana Keen

Kennel Attendant

D’Ana is from Gallatin, Tennessee. Her family includes her daughter Kinsley who was born in 2017 and her horse and dog. Her hobbies are riding horses, photography and training animals. Her favorite part about working at Cumberland Animal Hospital is the animals and the bonds developed with the animals. Every day is different and there are multiple careers in the animal field. A fun fact about D’Ana is that she enjoys barrel racing.


Shellie Powell

Shellie is a Gladeville local who graduated from Wilson Central High School in 2004 and went on the further her education at Vol State. Shellie has 3 cats named Harlow, Penny, and Jiggy and one Beagle named Rip. She has two brothers and two beautiful nieces named Nichole and Bailey.