Meet Tonya Buckingham

Born in the South, Tonya chose to call Kansas home raising her 3 children here.  (also a proud grandma to five grandchildren)

Tonya was the Chief Deputy for over 10 years before being elected as the Register of Deeds in 2016.

As the Register of Deeds, she takes pride having a strong record of customer service, transparency, and ease of access to the Sedgwick County Register of Deeds office. Tonya is committed to leading the office of Register of Deeds toward constant improvement in services for the citizens of Sedgwick County.

She serves as Secretary of the Kansas Register of Deeds Association. She maintains membership in the International Association of Government Officials.  As part of her commitment to our community, Tonya volunteers her time on the board of the Salvation Army. She is also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Mary Draper Chapter.

Tonya completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Alabama Christian College and a MiniMPA certificate from Wichita State University. She also obtained certification from Kansas State University as a certified Register of Deeds.