District 3: Kelly Dunkerley


Welcome from Commissioner Dunkerley

Welcome to Tulsa County District 3. Thank you for visiting us on the Tulsa County Commissioner webpage. It is my pleasure to have you as our guest. My staff and I are here to serve you, and it is my hope that you will find this site informative and easy to use.

You are the reason we are here. District 3 is committed to working with the community to provide ethical and responsible government so everyone can enjoy the benefits of living and working in Tulsa County. District 3 is an area rich in history, vibrant growing communities, excellent schools and universities, and numerous family activities.

District 3 includes the communities of Tulsa, Broken Arrow, Bixby, Glenpool, Liberty, Leonard, and Jenks. District 3 seeks to provide our constituents with quality, safe, roads and bridges, deliver needed county services, ensure the effective and efficient management of county operations, and share timely and accurate information with constituents, municipalities, and others regarding county projects and activities. View the District 3 map & precincts here.

My staff and I are dedicated to providing you with the assistance you need. Please make use of the resources available here. If you do not find the information you require, or have questions or concerns, please contact us. Feel free to let me know what District 3 can do to better serve you by calling your office 918-596-5011.


Kelly Dunkerley
Tulsa County Commissioner District 3


Professional Background

Kelly is an insurance professional and strategic business partner. His focus is making business owners more successful via proactive problem solving, tailored protection, clear communication and reliable service.

Kelly has over 25 years of experience in business, insurance, leadership, media relations, government affairs, and community engagement. His experience includes work in diverse environments: large corporation, small business, state government, municipal government, political campaigns, chambers of commerce, and nonprofit organizations. Kelly has a successful track record as a leader in crisis communication situations, public policy issues, catastrophe response, and proactive media campaigns.

As a leader, Kelly has a passion for coaching, developing people, problem solving, reputation management and serving customers. He emphasizes positive messaging, an engaging entrepreneurial spirit, coalition building, and continuous learning. Kelly has led professional teams responsible for media, government, and philanthropic relations in multiple states from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes and Canada.

He began his insurance career in auto claims. Working in three different locations in six years, Kelly honed his customer-service skills and business acumen to handle claims and help policyholders recover from losses as quickly as possible. He became a resource for other team member on many issues such as: policy questions, negligence & liability investigations, subrogation, and attorney negotiations.

Community engagement is important to Kelly. His board service includes;  Knights of Columbus, Tulsa County Board of Adjustment, Jenks City Council, Mayor of Jenks, Chambers of Commerce, Junior Achievement, Safe Kids and Rebuilding Together Tulsa. Kelly enjoys out-door ranch work, reading, physical fitness, traveling adventures, pheasant hunting and dog training.

Professional Designations:

  • MPA - Master’s in Public Administration
  • APR - Accredited Public Relations Professional, PRSA
  • CPCU - Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter
  • ChFC - Chartered Financial Consultant
  • CLU - Chartered Life Underwriter
  • FLMI - Fellow Life Manager Institute
  • CLCS - Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist
  • AIC - Associate in Claims

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Contact Us

918-596-5010 | kdunkerley@tulsacounty.org

Chief Deputy: Darren Gantz | 918-596-5510 | dgantz@tulsacounty.org

Executive Assistant: Patricia Lord | 918-596-5011 | plord@tulsacounty.org

District 3 Highway Maintenance Supervisor: Brian Malone | 918-591-6130 | bmalone@tulsacounty.org