Dr. Chinnici was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was graduated from
Temple University with a B.S. degree in Education. After teaching in the Public
School System in rural Pennsylvania, she received an M.S. degree in Education
from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. She taught at the University
of Florida for two years before returning to pursue her Medical Degree at the
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. After completing a Residency in
General Surgery and a Fellowship in Trauma and Critical Care, Dr. Chinnici
practiced and taught at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Chinnici left Philadelphia to pursue a career in the Public Health Service,
practicing General Surgery at the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center in Ada,
Oklahoma before retiring from the Military.
Dr. Chinnici’s interests include activities related to the Health Field, Lifetime
sports, Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, Reading, and Gardening.
She currently resides in Carlton Landing, on Lake Eufaula in Oklahoma.
Dr. Jan Summers contributes over 40 years of experience in public schools,
universities, health systems, government agencies, tribal organizations, and
corporations as an Organizational Development and Performance
consultant, trainer, author, motivational speaker, and facilitator.
Dr. Summers earned a bachelor’s degree in Theology and Pastoral
Counseling, a master’s degree in Curriculum Development and a doctorate
in Education with emphasis in Instructional Design and Counseling.
In addition to teaching on the faculty of the University of Georgia and
Oklahoma State University, Dr. Summers has served as a Performance
Consultant for the Chickasaw Nation for the past 20 years. She provides
consultation, training, and facilitation in numerous employee performance
seminars and processes.
Dr. Summers is co-author of The Challenge of Excellence: Learning the
Ropes of Change, and Basic Terminology for Therapeutic Recreation and
other Action Therapies. She was recognized as “Outstanding Faculty
Member” in the School of Allied Health and Educational Psychology at
Oklahoma State University, and is listed in the America’ Registry of
Outstanding Professionals and the “International Who’s Who of
After a 20-year career in broadcast news followed by 30 years serving as Vice President of Public and Government Affairs for AAA Oklahoma, Mai retired in the fall of 2017 and is a full-time resident of Carlton Landing with his wife, Nancy. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, he continues to write for area publications. Chuck and Nancy have three adult children and a beautiful new granddaughter.
Kristian (Kris) Brulé was born in Rome, New York, and became a resident of Carlton Landing in September 2014. Although he lives in Edmond, he spends most weekends and holidays at Carlton Landing with his wife, Susan Zubik. He graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma, where he earned a BAA in Management and later obtained his MBA. Kris retired with over 40 years of service from the Federal Government, which included 4.5 years in the Air Force and 30 years as a Contracting Officer and Manager in the Contracting Career field at Tinker Air Force Base. He is now employed with Northrop Grumman as a Contract Administrator on the B-2 Program.
Mary Myrick, a nationally accredited public relations professional, is the founder and president of Public Strategies, an Oklahoma-based, nationally recognized company with a wide range of state and national clients. Throughout her career, she has worked for numerous high-profile individuals, federal and state government agencies, businesses, non-profits, private and family foundations and even a professional sports organization.
Her culturally diverse team, consisting of approximately 150 employees, has earned a reputation for being a high-performance organization that delivers results. Myrick leads these change agents, all of whom are highly regarded for their work in helping systems, organizations, and individuals maximize their impact on the public good. Myrick travels nationally helping communities effect solutions that are transformative and aligned with best practices. She specializes in understanding rigorous research and the application of knowledge to specific circumstances, and she is a highly regarded and skilled communicator, developing audience-appropriate messages and engaging others in ways that change their thinking and practices.
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 Municiapl 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.