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 has served in various positions there, including his current position as Adult Sunday School Teacher.
Garvey is currently employed at Z-Force Transportation in Kansas City, Kansas. He also runs his own business building garden ponds and landscaping. He enjoys golfing, hunting, fishing, landscaping, following Kansas City sports teams and spending time with his family. He married his wife, Brenda, in 1988. They have two children, daughter Sarra, a 2011 Lansing High School graduate, is married and a stay-at-home mom. Garvey's son, Greg, is a 2014 Lansing High School graduate and works at Advance Pest Control.