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Joey Harris Appointed to Alabama Agriculture and Industries Board

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Harris, COO of Cook's Pest Control, will contribute to the board by helping make important decisions that affect the citizens of Alabama.

| March 22, 2011

DECATUR, Ala. — Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has appointed Joey Harris, chief operating officer of Cook’s Pest Control, to the Alabama Agriculture and Industries Board. As an industry leader, Harris’ term of service will run concurrently with Governor Bentley’s term of office.

According to a letter from Governor Bentley, Harris will contribute to the board by helping make important decisions that affect the citizens of Alabama. “Honesty and integrity are virtues that I prioritize for my Administration to exemplify and I know that you will do the same while in service to our great State,” Gov. Bentley said. “You are a servant of the people of Alabama and I trust that you will fulfill your duties and set a standard for others to follow.”

The goal of the Department of Agriculture and Industries is to serve the farmers and consumers of this State. A major responsibility of the Department is providing Alabama and the Nation with the safest, most affordable food supply in the world. The Alabama Agriculture and Industries Board serves as a group of advisors insuring that Board decisions achieve this goal and their contribution touches the life of every person in the State each day.

Harris is grateful to Governor Bentley for this appointment under the recommendation of John McMillan, Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries. With training as an entomologist, combined with over 25 years business experience at Cook’s Pest Control, Harris said, “I hope to provide the Board with insight benefitting each citizen in Alabama. I’m anxious to get started and promise to work very hard to make positive contributions in all assignments.”

Cook’s Pest Control, one of the largest pest control companies in the United States, employs over 1,300 people in its district offices throughout Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia. The company has served the Southeast since 1928.

Cook’s is recognized nationwide for its honesty and dependability. The company received the 2001 National Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics from the Better Business Bureau. Cook’s attributes its success to quality service, genuine concern for all people, and ethical performance in all phases of business.
 

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