John McMillan, Commissioner of Alabama Department of Agriculture

July 18, 2017 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

John McMillan

Commissioner of Alabama Department of Agriculture

John McMillan was elected as Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. His interest in agriculture began at an early age while working on his family’s farm and in his father’s sawmill in Stockton, Ala. After earning his BA in economics at Rhodes College, he continued to work at the family sawmill for nearly 20 years. Over the years, McMillan’s life’s work continued to focus on agri-business, forest products, wildlife protection, natural resource management and the protection of private property rights. McMillan has served on the Baldwin County Commission, was twice elected as a State Representative, served as Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, and served 14 years on the State Personnel Board.