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Alec Farmer of Jonesboro was appointed by Governor Asa Hutchinson to serve a 10-year term on the Arkansas State Highway Commission. Farmer took the Oath of Office on January 27, 2015.  His term will expire in January of 2025.

Farmer is operator of Farmer Enterprises, Inc., a family-owned farm and property investment and management company. He also serves on the board of the Childress Gin and Elevator Co.

In 2019, Farmer was inducted into the Arkansas Association of Conservation Districts Conservation Hall of Fame and was a recipient of the Arkansas State University Distinguished Alumni Award.

He has served on several other state boards including as Chairman on the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission, as a special commissioner on the Arkansas State Police Commission and as an original member of the Arkansas Agricultural Board. He has served on many local boards and commissions including the Craighead Conservation Board, the Jonesboro City Council and the Jonesboro City Water & Light Board.

Farmer graduated with honors from Arkansas State University receiving his B.S. degree in 1986. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law where he served on the law school’s editorial board.

He and his wife Carole live in Jonesboro and together they have four daughters.



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