J. LaMar Anderson of Logan, UT, was appointed to a three-year term as a trustee of the Kiwanis International Foundation in October 2011.

LaMar joined the Kiwanis Club of Logan, Utah, in 1969 and is a life member of Kiwanis International. He served his Logan Kiwanis Club as a distinguished club president during
1979-80, was a division lieutenant governor during 1990-91 and governor of the Utah-Idaho District during 1993-94. For the Utah-Idaho District, he has served as Circle K administrator and as Kiwanis International Foundation committee chairman for 25 years.

LaMar is a Reed Culp Utah-Idaho District Foundation Fellow, a George F. Hixson Ambassador, Diamond-level 15 George F. Hixson Fellow, a Diamond-level Charter Walter Zeller Fellow and a Tablet of Honor recipient. Jeri and LaMar are members of the Kiwanis International Foundation Founders Circle.

LaMar served on the faculty of Utah State University for 40 years and was recognized as a distinguished professor prior to his retirement. He was recognized internationally for his research in orchard management. LaMar was elected a fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science and served as a Western Regional president. He was a fellow of the Western Society of Weed Science where he served as treasurer/business manager for 24 years. LaMar served as president of the Utah State University faculty association and later as president of the USU emeriti association. He is a member of Utah State University Old Main Society.

In his community, LaMar is a 65-year veteran of the Boy Scouts of America, serving as a council president, council commissioner, Wood Badge course director and is a Silver Beaver recipient. He has served as president of the Cache Valley Historical Society, chapter president and area vice president of the National Sons of Utah Pioneers and has delivered Meals on Wheels for seven years. 

LaMar served two years as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army, spending 16 months in Korea.

He is married to Geraldine (Jeri) Anderson, and they are the parents of three sons and one daughter and have 18 grandchildren.