Meet The Speaker



Rep. Jeremy Gillam of Judsonia serving his second term as Speaker of the Arkansas House.  He is the 5th person in Arkansas history to serve two terms as Speaker. He represents District 45, which encompasses part of White County.  

In addition to his duties as Speaker, he also serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the House City, County, and Local Affairs Committee.

He began serving in the House in 2011. During the 89th General Assembly, he served as chair of the House Management Committee.

Rep. Gillam is a graduate of Beebe High School.  He attended Arkansas State University in Beebe and received degrees in Criminology and Psychology from Arkansas State University.  He has served on the White County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, the ASU Beebe Development Council, and the USDA Fruit and Vegetable Advisory Board. He has been recognized with several awards from the Arkansas Farm Bureau, and in 2010, he was a runner-up for the American Farm Bureau's Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award.  In 2015, he was elected to serve on the 2016 Board of Directors of the State Legislative Leaders Foundation (SLLF). 

He and his wife, Carissa, have two young sons.