Lamar B. Bartholomew, former mayor of Fayette, Utah, graduated from Gunnison Valley High School and then served eight years in the U.S. Army Reserve. After his military service he attended BYU, where he earned a degree in political science and economics plus a master’s degree in public administration. Bartholomew went on to work for the federal government in intelligence, which included two years in Vietnam. He also worked as an administrator in city and county government for 30 years and taught special education at the middle school level for six years. His community service includes 40 years with Boy Scouts of America at local, district and council levels. Bartholomew and his wife, Carolyn, are the parents of 9 children and love to serve their family and church.