Coroner & Chief Deputy Coroner

DocumentSummit County Coroner

Amber Flenniken is the Summit County Coroner. She was elected to the office by local voters in 2022 and sworn in January, 2023

County Coroner Bio

Amber Flenniken has been a resident of Summit County for nearly 30 years and has worked in many capacities in healthcare around the community. She began working for the Summit County Coroner's office in 2017 after graduating from the Death Investigation Academy. While a member of the Coroner's team, she continued death investigation training with the National Criminal Justice Public Agency Training Council, completing courses in forensic pathology. She completed the Colorado Coroner's Association Certification and Registered American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. In 2019, Amber was promoted to Chief Deputy Coroner, and won election to Coroner in November, 2022. She lives in Silverthorne with her husband Josh and their dog Watson.