Mr. Farrell began serving on the Perry Board of Education in January 2004. A Perry resident since 1999, in the past Mr. Farrell has volunteered in the elementary school and coached both rec and travel basketball and baseball. He has served two different two-year terms as President of the BOE and is currently a member of the Business Advisory Council, Perry Area Recreation Board and Athletic Council.
Mr. Farrell's wife Kelly is a Perry High School alumnus. They have three children - Nolan is a graduate of Perry High School, and Celeste and Luke attend the high school. He enjoys working on home projects, likes music, exercise and sports, and helps Kelly with her business, designRoom Creative, which she started and has run for over 20 years.