Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Sen. Dawn Buckingham District 24 (R-Lakeway)

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Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Buckingham is an ophthalmologist and partner at Eye Physicians of Austin. Her husband, Ed, is also a practicing surgeon and founder of the Buckingham Center for Facial Plastic Surgery in Rollingwood.
  • Buckingham and her husband reported more than $25,000 in interests from National American University, according to her 2016 personal financial statement. The Buckinghams have business interests in 15 entities combined, including Pipeline Medical LLC, Bailey’s Square Surgery Center, Central Park Surgery Center and Middle Creek Management Company L.C., and additionally have 10,000 shares of stock each in six companies, including National American University and U.S. Preventative Medicine. They also own 1,000 to 4,999 shares of stock each in two companies, Keating Capital and Strategic Storage, Inc.


  • Residential property in Travis County valued at $733,049
  • Residential property in Summit County, Utah valued at $660,000


  • Buckingham previously served on the Lake Travis ISD board of trustees in 2014 and was appointed by former Texas Gov. Rick Perry in 2013 to serve on the State Board for Educator Certification. During the 84th Texas Legislature in 2015, Buckingham served on the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission as a public member.