Perry Buck attended Greeley West High School where she earned nine letters in track, swimming, tennis and basketball. In 1984, she graduated from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California with a degree in English. Rep. Buck also did graduate work in accounting at Ft. Lewis College in Durango, Colorado.
Rep. Buck was an insurance agent with New York Life until she suspended her insurance business to run for office.Prior to starting her insurance business, Rep. Buck was the president and CEO of Northern Colorado Event Planning, LLC.
In 1999, Rep. Buck was appointed by Governor Owens as the Northeast Business Development Representative for the Colorado Office of Economic Development. She helped facilitate economic development in the rural communities of Northeastern Colorado.
Rep. Buck served two years as Secretary for the State GOP and then four years as the Vice-Chair of the State Republican Party. Prior to those positions, she was the Weld County GOP Chair.
Rep. Buck was first elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2010, in Weld County for County Council at-Large.
In October of 2011, Rep. Buck was elected President of the Colorado Federation of Republican Women. She also currently serves as 1st VP for the Greeley Republican Women and Secretary for the State GOP.
Rep. Buck is and has been involved in many civic organizations, including Rotary, United Way of Weld County, Weld County Partners, Senior Resource Services, Habitat for Humanity, Board of Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance, Greeley Chamber of Commerce, Progressive 15 and the Weld County Republican Party. She attends the Greeley Wesleyan Church.
Rep. Buck is married to Ken Buck the District Attorney for the 19th Judicial Circuit. She has two step children, Cody who is 24 and a graduate of West Point Academy and Kaitlin who is 21 and graduated from Clemson University in South Carolina in December 2012. The Bucks live in the Windsor, Colorado and enjoy gardening, sports and reading and fighting for Republican principles.