Rep. Jeremy Gillam of Judsonia is serving his third term in the Arkansas House of Representatives. He serves as Speaker of the House for the 90th General Assembly and was elected as Speaker-designate of the 91st General Assembly. He represents District 45, which encompasses part of White County.
In addition to his duties as Speaker, he also serves on the Committee on Education, Committee on Insurance and Commerce, the Joint Budget Committee, House Management, Arkansas Legislative Council, Member of the General Assembly to Assist with Girls State and Boys State, Joint Committee on Energy, and the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee.
During the 89th General Assembly, he served on the House Judiciary Committee, the Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, and Economic Development, and the Arkansas Legislative Council. He also served as chair of the House Management Committee.
During the 88th General Assembly, he served on the House Judiciary Committee, the House Committee for City, County and Local Affairs, where he chaired the Subcommittee on Local Government Personnel, Joint Committee for Advanced Communications and Information Technology, and he was elected vice-chair of the House Freshman Caucus.
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.