Rep. Lane Jean of Magnolia is serving his fourth term in the Arkansas House of Representatives. He represents District 2, which includes parts of Lafayette, Miller, and Columbia counties.
Rep. Jean is serving his second term as House Chair of the Joint Budget Committee.
For the 91st General Assembly, he also serves on the House Public Transportation Committee, the House Agriculture, Forestry, and Economic Development Committee, and the House Rules Committee.
He is a past mayor of Magnolia and he served on the Columbia County Quorum Court. He served as an Arkansas Department of Economic Development Commissioner for three years and he was a member of the Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees.
Rep. Jean graduated from Magnolia High School. He attended Abilene Christian University and graduated from Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia with a bachelor's degree in history.
He works in timber, real estate and cattle farming. He is a member of the Columbia County Cattlemen Association and the Arkansas Municipal League.
He enjoys spending time outdoors in his free time. He and his wife, Judy, are members of the Church of Christ, and they have two grown children and one grandchild.