The Honorable Dawn Buckingham, M.D. (R)

Last modified on: 01-13-2023 17:02:20

Land Commissioner
(General Land Office)

Entered Office: 01-2023 Term Ends: 12-31-2026

General Information

Profession: Ophthalmologist Birthdate: 02-21-1968 Spouse: Ed


Personal Information

BS-University of Texas at Austin Magna cum Laude; MD-UT Medical Branch at Galveston

S2017 to 2023.
General Land Commissioner 2023 to present.

Buckingham has served as a trustee on the Lake Travis Independent School District and as an appointee on the Sunset Commission, where she reduced the size of government and increased efficiency of government services. She also held a gubernatorial appointment as the vice chair of the State Board of Educator Certification. She served as Texas State Senator 2017-2023.

Contact and Phone Numbers

(512) 463-5001
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Other Offices Held

Ex Officio Member (School Land Board)
Ex Officio Member (Veterans Land Board)