Governor Appoints New Pike County Commissioner

MONTGOMERY-Governor Bob Riley on Wednesday appointed Adam Drinkwater, of Troy, to the Pike County Commission.  Drinkwater is filling the vacancy created by the death of Commissioner David Carpenter.

"I am pleased to appoint Adam Drinkwater to the Pike County Commission," said Governor Riley.  "Commissioner David Carpenter leaves behind a lasting legacy, and it is my belief that Adam will use his business experience and community involvement to continue that legacy."

Drinkwater works as a licensed real estate broker in Troy, and also owns a graphic design business with his wife.  He previously worked in the advertising and public relations industry in Nashville, Tennessee.

He serves as the Membership Director of the Troy Rotary Club and is on the Pike County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Leadership Pike Alumni Board, and Covenant Christian School Board.  He was named the Pike County Board of Realtors "Realtor of the Year" in 2005.

The appointment is effective immediately.