Jeremy Farmer, Commissioner
Jeremy Farmer, a native of Lawrence, KS is the Chief Executive Officer of Just Food, the Douglas County food bank that serves more than 10,000 people monthly through its food pantry and 40 partner agencies. Jeremy has extensive experience in non-profit administration, working for various churches & food banks over the last decade, and consulting with businesses on leadership skills, understanding personality & motivations and the importance of customer service.
Since coming back to Lawrence in July 2011, he has propelled Just Food from the fringes of obscurity to being among the leaders of social change in Lawrence. Jeremy graduated from Leadership Lawrence in early 2012 and was elected to the Leadership Lawrence Advisory Board for a three-year term. An avid blogger, Mac junkie, and sports fan, Jeremy is an active voice in Lawrence for jobs for those that he serves, and is passionate about being a voice for those who are marginalized in Douglas County.