Council member Jesse Garvey was appointed to the City Council in January 2013 to fill the remainder of an unexpired term.
Council member Garvey previously served on the Board of Zoning Appeals. He has been a resident of Lansing's Ward 3 since 2001.
Garvey was born in Leavenworth in 1967 and graduated from Leavenworth High School. He moved to Lansing in 2001. Council member Garvey is a member of Calvary Baptist Church and serves on the Board of Deacons.
Garvey is currently the Supervisor of Central Dispatch at Deffenbaugh Industries. He also has his own side business building garden ponds and landscaping. He enjoys golfing, hunting and landscaping. He married his wife, Brenda, in 1988. They have two children, daughter Sarra, a 2011 Lansing High School graduate currently attending Neosho County Community College and Greg, who attends Lansing High School.