John Plunk

John Plunk was appointed by Speaker of the House, Mac McCutcheon, to a term on the Ethics Commission beginning September 1, 2017 and expiring August 31, 2021. He attended Auburn University from 1971‐1972 and graduated from the University of Alabama in 1975 with a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies. During his time at the University of Alabama, he was a member of Jason’s (a senior men’s honorary), Student Senator, ODK, Who’s Who, and a Student Representative on the University of Alabama Board of Trustees from 1975 to 1976. Mr. Plunk worked as the Public Relations Assistant to Coach Paul Bryant from 1973 to 1976 and was the Sports Editor of the Crimson‐White Newspaper from 1974 to 1975.

Mr. Plunk served as a law clerk to the Honorable F. David Mathews, Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, in 1976 during the Gerald Ford administration. He also served as law clerk to the Alabama Lieutenant Governor in 1978. Mr. Plunk graduated from the University of Alabama Law School in 1978. From 1978 to 2011, John Plunk was in private practice with Malone, Steele, Alexander, and Plunk. He served as Prosecutor for the City of Athens from 1978 to 1981 and was the Interim District Attorney for the 39th Circuit from 1981 to 1982. Mr. Plunk was the Bar Commissioner for the Alabama State Bar from 2011 to 2015 and has been serving as the Chairman of the Alabama Law Institute Real Estate Committee since 2006.

Mr. Plunk served on the University of Mobile Board of Trustees from 2002 to 2008. He has been the President of Best Health since 2011 and President of Emmdee Drugs since 2014. He has also served as an Adult Sunday School teacher at the First Baptist Church of Athens for twelve years.

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