The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Brodie Miller has been selected as the new Region 5 Director. Miller will be headquartered in the Region 5 Office located in Beeville.

Born in Corpus Christi, Miller grew up in Midland. He attended Tarleton State University in Stephenville for both undergraduate and graduate school. Miller then attended Texas A&M University in College Station and pursued a degree in Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation, he practiced large animal medicine and surgery in a veterinary clinic in Stephenville for nine years.

Dr. Miller is married to Traca and they have two daughters, 9-year-old Aubrey and 17-month-old Crosby, and a son, 7-year-old Brooks. In his spare time, Miller enjoys fishing, hunting and playing the guitar.

"I'm excited about the opportunity to work with a group of people in Region 5 that are dedicated to the safety and well-being of our livestock and our public," Dr. Miller said. "I will make every effort to continue the outstanding work ethic and the level of professionalism that the Region 5 management and inspectors have established," he stated.

Dr. Thomas Lansford, TAHC Assistant Executive Director over Animal Health Programs, said, "The Texas Animal Health Commission is excited to have Dr. Miller serve as the new Region 5 Director. With his experience and background, Dr. Miller will be an asset to the agency. I am pleased to welcome him into the TAHC family."

Founded in 1893, the Texas Animal Health Commission works to protect the health of all Texas livestock, including: cattle, swine, poultry, sheep, goats, equine animals, and exotic livestock.