About CSCA

Our Mission:
It is the mission of the California State Coroners’ Association, (CSCA) to support and represent the interest of coroners, sheriff coroners, and medical examiners throughout the State of California in their mandated mission to determine the circumstances, manner, and cause of all violent, sudden or unusual deaths. The CSCA promotes professionalism and expertise in the field of medical-legal death investigation and works with the state’s Peace Officer Standards and Training, (POST) to develop standards for education and training and takes a lead role in addressing legislative issues affecting coroners throughout the state. The CSCA takes an active role in working with the Federal Government, the state and local governments in the management and support of disasters or emergencies.

Executive Board Members

Brian Elias (Los Angeles)

1st Vice President
Bryan Golmitz (El Dorado)

2nd V
ice President
Dr. Gregory Reiber (Placer)

Brad Olsen (Orange)

Dr. Renee Higgins (Ventura)

Liaison Officer
Anthony Townsend (Riverside)


1st Past President
Kim Gin (Sacramento)

2nd Past President
Robert Foucrault (San Mateo)

CA State Sheriff’s
Liaison Officer


CA State Sheriff’s
Alternate Liaison Officer


Executive Director

Robert Foucrault (San Mateo)

Eric Duran (CMPD)
Alameda County (Retired)