The Telehealth Alliance of Oklahoma recently announced Dawn Watson will serve as the new executive director. Watson most recently served as the Oklahoma Government Relations Director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, leading the organization’s advocacy efforts in the state. Prior, she served as a research analyst on the nonpartisan staff of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. In this position, Watson helped legislators with an array of topics including rural issues, agriculture and education. She also worked as a reporter for the state’s largest newspaper before joining House staff. As a reporter, she covered a variety of issues such as health care, education and rural issues. As a native Oklahoman from a small, rural town, she has seen first-hand the importance of telemedicine in Oklahoma and is excited to be a part of TAO’s work to advance telemedicine in the state.