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}}{{tnr}} '''John McMillan''' is the [[Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries]].  McMillan, a [[Republican]], assumed office in January 2011.
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}}{{tnr}} '''John McMillan''' (born in Bay Minette, Alabama) is the [[Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries]].  McMillan, a [[Republican]], assumed office in January 2011.  
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==Biography==
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McMillan was born in Bay Minette, Alabama and raised in Stockton, in Baldwin County, where he worked on uncle’s farm and in his father’s sawmill. He attended Stockton School and Baldwin County High School, and went on to receive a bachelor's degree in economics from Rhodes College. After graduation, McMillan returned to work at his family's saw mill. The future commissioner remained there for 20 years, cultivating his understanding and appreciation of the agriculture industry.
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McMillan was Executive Vice President of the Alabama Forestry Association from 1983-2006. <ref>[http://agi.alabama.gov/about/meet-comm-mcmillan ''Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries,'' "Meet Commissioner McMillan," accessed April 10, 2012]</ref> Other roles McMillan has served in over his career include, but are not limited to:
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*Chair, Alabama Council of Association Executives
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*Member, Alabama Farmers Federation
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*Chair, Alabama Forestry Council
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*Member, Alabama Wildlife Federation
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*Member, American Society of Association Executives
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*Member, Bay Minette Kiwanis Club
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*Member, Business Council of Alabama
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*Member, Ducks Unlimited
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*Member, Montgomery Republican Club
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*Member, Montgomery Rotary Club
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*Member, National Federation of Independent Business
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*Member, National Rifle Association
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*Member, National Wild Turkey Federation
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*Member, North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce
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*Member, Society of American Foresters
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*Board Member, University of South Alabama Foundation
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*Former President, Bay Minette Area Chamber of Commerce
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*Former Chair, North Baldwin United Way{{colend}}
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===Education===
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*Stockton School
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*Baldwin County High School
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*Bachelor's degree, economics, Rhodes College
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==Political Career==
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===Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries (2010-present)===
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McMillan was first elected Commissioner on November 2, 2010. His will be up for re-election in 2014.
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McMillan first entered politics when he ran for Baldwin County Commission. He served as a member of the commission and on the Baldwin County Republican Executive Committee. His political experience prior to becoming agricultural commissioner also includes three years as Alabama's Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources, and two terms as a representative in the [[Alabama House of Representatives|State House]]. In addition, he made an unsuccessful bid for [[Alabama State Senate]], District 22, back in 2006.
  
 
==Elections==  
 
==Elections==  
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
McMillan won election in the November 2, 2010 election, defeating [[Democratic]] candidate Glen Zorn.<ref>[http://www.sos.alabama.gov/downloads/election/2010/general/2010GeneralResults-AllStateAndFederalOfficesAndAmendments-withoutWrite-inAppendix.pdf ''Alabama Secretary of State,'' "November 2010 General Election Results," accessed March 26, 2011]</ref>
 
McMillan won election in the November 2, 2010 election, defeating [[Democratic]] candidate Glen Zorn.<ref>[http://www.sos.alabama.gov/downloads/election/2010/general/2010GeneralResults-AllStateAndFederalOfficesAndAmendments-withoutWrite-inAppendix.pdf ''Alabama Secretary of State,'' "November 2010 General Election Results," accessed March 26, 2011]</ref>
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===2006===
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*'''General Election'''race for Alabama State Senate, District 22
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**McMillan was defeated in the general election by his [[Democratic]] opponent, Pat Lindsey.
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<ref>[http://alabamavotes.gov/ElectionsData.aspx ''Alabama Secretary of State,'' "Elections Division-Alabama Legislature Results 2006," accessed April 10, 2012]</ref>
| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''John McMillan (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''862,901'''
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| colspan="2" | Glen Zorn (D)
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| align="right" | 583,255
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| align="right" | 1,405
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==Personal==
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McMillan and his wife, Kathryn, have two sons, Murphy and William, and two grandchildren, El and John. McMillan is an enthusiastic outdoor sportsman. He particularly enjoys hunting and fishing.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/candidate/biography/60374/john-mcmillan ''Project Vote Smart,'' "Project Vote Smart-Biography of John McMillan," accessed April 10, 2012]</ref>
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==Contact information==
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'''<u>Department Contact:</u>'''<br>
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1445 Federal Dr<br>
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Montgomery, AL 36107<br>
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'''Phone:''' 334-240-7100<br>
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'''Fax:''' 334-240-7190<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 08:37, 10 April 2012

John McMillan
John McMillan.jpg
Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries
Incumbent
In office
January 17, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 19, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms
Prior offices
Alabama House of Representatives
Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
Education
High schoolBaldwin County High School
Bachelor'sRhodes College
Personal
Place of birthBay Minette, Alabama
Websites
Office website
John McMillan (born in Bay Minette, Alabama) is the Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries. McMillan, a Republican, assumed office in January 2011.

Biography

McMillan was born in Bay Minette, Alabama and raised in Stockton, in Baldwin County, where he worked on uncle’s farm and in his father’s sawmill. He attended Stockton School and Baldwin County High School, and went on to receive a bachelor's degree in economics from Rhodes College. After graduation, McMillan returned to work at his family's saw mill. The future commissioner remained there for 20 years, cultivating his understanding and appreciation of the agriculture industry.

McMillan was Executive Vice President of the Alabama Forestry Association from 1983-2006. [1] Other roles McMillan has served in over his career include, but are not limited to:

  • Chair, Alabama Council of Association Executives
  • Member, Alabama Farmers Federation
  • Chair, Alabama Forestry Council
  • Member, Alabama Wildlife Federation
  • Member, American Society of Association Executives
  • Member, Bay Minette Kiwanis Club
  • Member, Business Council of Alabama
  • Member, Ducks Unlimited
  • Member, Montgomery Republican Club
  • Member, Montgomery Rotary Club
  • Member, National Federation of Independent Business
  • Member, National Rifle Association
  • Member, National Wild Turkey Federation
  • Member, North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Society of American Foresters
  • Board Member, University of South Alabama Foundation
  • Former President, Bay Minette Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Chair, North Baldwin United Way</div>

Education

  • Stockton School
  • Baldwin County High School
  • Bachelor's degree, economics, Rhodes College

Political Career

Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries (2010-present)

McMillan was first elected Commissioner on November 2, 2010. His will be up for re-election in 2014.

McMillan first entered politics when he ran for Baldwin County Commission. He served as a member of the commission and on the Baldwin County Republican Executive Committee. His political experience prior to becoming agricultural commissioner also includes three years as Alabama's Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources, and two terms as a representative in the State House. In addition, he made an unsuccessful bid for Alabama State Senate, District 22, back in 2006.

Elections

2010

McMillan won election in the November 2, 2010 election, defeating Democratic candidate Glen Zorn.[2]

{{{Office}}}, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn McMillan 59.6% 862,901
     Democratic Glen Zorn 40.3% 583,255
Total Votes 1,447,561

2006

  • General Electionrace for Alabama State Senate, District 22
    • McMillan was defeated in the general election by his Democratic opponent, Pat Lindsey.
State Senate, District 22, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPat Lindsey Incumbent 54.1% 19,744
     Republican John McMillan 45.9% 16,748
Total Votes 36,521

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Campaign contributions

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Personal

McMillan and his wife, Kathryn, have two sons, Murphy and William, and two grandchildren, El and John. McMillan is an enthusiastic outdoor sportsman. He particularly enjoys hunting and fishing.[5]

Contact information

Alabama

Department Contact:

1445 Federal Dr
Montgomery, AL 36107

Phone: 334-240-7100
Fax: 334-240-7190

See also

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ron Sparks
Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries
2011–present
Succeeded by
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