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. He represents District 45, which encompasses part of White County. In addition to his duties as Speaker, he also serves on the Education Committee, Insurance and Commerce Committee, the Joint Budget Committee, and House Management.
During the 89th General Assembly served on the House Judiciary Committee, the Agriculture, Forestry, and Economic Development Committee and the Arkansas Legislative Council. He also served as chair of the House Management Committee.
During the 88th General Assembly, Rep. Gillam served on the House Judiciary Committee, where he was on the Subcommittee for Corrections and Criminal Law. He also served on the House Committee for City, County and Local Affairs, where he chaired the Subcommittee on Local Government Personnel. In addition, Rep. Gillam served on the House and Joint Committees 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. Mr. Gillam 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).
Rep. Gillam and his wife, Carissa, have two young sons.