- City of Allen (Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem, City Council, United Way, American National Bank, Facilities Study Committee and Citizen Support Group)
- Collin County (United Way, Bond Planning Committee for Facilities Roadways, Parks/Open Space, Adventure Board, Adventure Camp Advisory Board)
- John Bunker Sands Wetland Center Board
Dr. Farmer retired after 44 years in public education. He served the last 20 years of his career as Executive Director of Region 10 Education Service Center.