Gov. Scott Walker
Press Release

Governor Walker Seeks Applicants for Coroner of Buffalo County


By - May 9th, 2017 04:05 pm

Madison – Governor Scott Walker announced today he is seeking applicants for appointment as coroner in Buffalo County.

The appointment will fill the vacancy created by the unexpected passing of Peter Samb. The new coroner will begin service upon appointment and will complete a term ending January 6, 2019.

An applicant is not required to reside in Buffalo County at the time the appointment becomes effective.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please submit the following:

Online Application – found on Governor Walker’s website:

(On the right side, hover over “Contact” and then click on “Apply to Serve”)

If the online application is not functioning, please send a cover letter and resume to the email address below.


Applicants should outline in their cover letters what professional and academic experiences qualify them to be coroner and describe their civic activities and community involvement. Application materials must be received no later than Monday, May 22, 2017. Potential applicants with questions about the appointments process may contact Dan Sievert at (608) 266-1212.

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