Buck McKeon

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at McKeon Group

Buck McKeon

Buck McKeon

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at McKeon Group

Biography

McKEON, Howard P. (Buck), a Representative from California; born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., September 9, 1938; graduated from Verdugo Hills High School, Tujunga, Calif.; B.S., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1985; business owner; chairman and trustee, William S. Hart School District, Santa Clarita Valley, Calif., 1979-1987; bank executive; mayor and council member, Santa Clarita Valley, Calif., 1987-1992; member, California Republican Central Committee, 1988-1992; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Third and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-present); chair, Committee on Education and the Workforce (One Hundred Ninth Congress); chair, Committee on Armed Services (One Hundred Twelfth Congress) .

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Career Highlights

McKeon Group

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121

Primary Location

Santa Clarita, CA, United States

Number of Boards

4

Birthday

09/09/1938 - Tujunga, CA

Age

81

Number of Awards

1

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Former Member, Board of Trustees at Meridian International Center

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Representative from Illinois's 3rd Congressional District

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Representative from Illinois's 16th Congressional District

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Representative from Illinois's 15th Congressional District

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Former Rear Admiral at United States Navy

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Former Senator from Illinois

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Partner at Sidley Austin LLP

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Founder at Congressional Black Caucus Institute

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Director at Asian American Federation of New York

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Member, National Advisory Board at Korean War National Museum, Library & Cultural Center

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Former Member, Board of Trustees at Meridian International Center

Promoting global leadership through the exchange of ideas, people, and culture. Our mission is to create innovative exchange, education, cultural, and policy programs that advance three goals: Strengthen U.S. engagement with the world through the power of exchange Prepare public and private sector leaders for a complex global future Provide a neutral forum for international collaboration across sectors Our mission is achieved through: PUBLIC AND CULTURAL DIPLOMACY Meridian has been advancing the United States' public and cultural diplomacy efforts since 1960. Tens of thousands of international leaders have participated in our exchange programs designed to increase their understanding of the United States and the American people. Leadership Exchanges Meridian is the leading manager of the U.S. Department of State's premier professional exchange operation—the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) — and creates custom programs for other U.S. government agencies, as well as public and private sector organizations. Cultural Exhibitions Meridian’s Art for Cultural Diplomacy program creates opportunities for Washington, DC, national and international audiences to learn about other cultures through the eyes of visual and performing artists. Our exhibitions have traveled to 50 countries and 320 cities in 44 U.S. states. CONFERENCES, SEMINARS AND GLOBAL READINESS TRAINING Meridian’s unique convening platform provides tools and a methodology to leverage global peer networks, cross-sector exchanges, and knowledge sharing. These outcome-focused programs accelerate dialogue and help established and emerging leaders hone their talents, share their experience and realize sustained positive impact. PUBLIC PROGRAMS AND EVENTS Meridian stands at a neutral intersection of the public, private and diplomatic sectors, giving our public programs and events a depth and scope that is unique. From keynote speeches by some of the world’s top leaders to roundtable discussions on global challenges, we provide year-long opportunities for innovative exchanges of ideas on international issues.

Education
Bachelor of Science in Animal Husbandry
Class of 1985

Brigham Young University (often referred to as BYU or, colloquially, The Y) is a private university located in Provo, Utah, United States. It is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and is the largest religious university and third-largest private university in the U.S.

Memberships
Member
Prior

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. For over a century, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.

Co-Founder
Prior
Career History
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Current
City Council Member
1987 - 1992
Boards & Committees
Member, National Advisory Board
Current

The mission of the Korean War National Museum (KWNM) seeks to honor the veterans of the Korean War by educating citizens and future generations, preserving the legacy and history, and celebrating "the forgotten victory".

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital operates as a not-for-profit community hospital and trauma center. It provides healthcare solutions which include a range of care services as well as inpatient and outpatient surgical services. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Valencia, CA.

Political Donations Received
$500
2013
$1,000
2013
$1,000
2013
Advisors
Advisor

Acting Chief of Staff at US Department of Housing & Urban Development (DC)

Awards & Honors
2002
Strayer University
Events
Speaker
Santa Monica, CA, United States
2009 Milken Institute Global Conference

The Milken Institute Global Conference 2009 was held from April 27-29, 2009 as part of the Milken Institute Global Conference Series.

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