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McReynolds joins state commission

By Staff
Staff Reports
A Russellville resident has been named to the Alabama Forestry Commission.
Johnny McReynolds was recently appointed by Gov. Bob Riley to serve a five-year term on the Alabama Forestry Commission's Board of Commissioners.
This seven-member board is responsible for setting policy for the Forestry Commission, a state agency charged with protecting and sustaining the state's forest resources.
McReynolds, a registered forester in both Alabama and Mississippi, is a Treasure Forest landowner in Alabama as well.
He is currently vice president of Homan Industries, where he has been employed for the last 21 years. Homan Industries operates two sawmills, one of which is located in Muscle Shoals.
Previously, he served as president and forestry consultant for Woodlands Managers, Inc. in Russellville. From 1971 through 1985, he was employed as procurement manager with Champion International in Courtland.
A 1971 graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor's of science in forest management, McReynolds also earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and economics from MSU in 1968. He replaces Jerry Lacy of Fayette, who served two five-year terms on the AFC Board of Commissioners.