Mr. Buckley was hired as the first Town Administrator for The Town of Carlton Landing July 20, 2019. He has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Northern Illinois University and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Public Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma. Mr. Buckley has worked in municipal government for approximately 27 years. His experience incorporates three States and communities from 2,800 to 95,000 in population.
In addition to his municipal work, Mr.Buckley has been active in several professional associations including: City Manager’s Association of Oklahoma, serving on the Board and as President; Oklahoma Public Employers Labor Relations Association, serving as President; International City Manager Association; National Public Employers Labor Relations Association; and Oklahoma Municipal League serving on various committees. He was appointed to serve on the Oklahoma Public Employees Relations Board as the Municipal representative. Mr. Buckley is a certified Mediator through the Early Settlement Program by the Oklahoma State Supreme Court.
Mr. Buckley enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially his wife and granddaughter. Hobbies include riding motorcycle, golf and wife projects.