Summit County Coroner

Regan Wood is the Summit County Coroner. She was elected to the office by local voters in 2019. Amber Flenniken is the Chief Deputy Coroner.

County Coroner Bio


Regan Wood is a long time Summit County local. She has been employed with the Summit County Office of the Coroner since 2006 when she started as a Deputy and was promoted to Chief Deputy in 2012. She is certified as a Death Investigator by the American Board of Medico-Legal Death Investigation and the Colorado Coroner’s Association, of which she is currently a board member. Regan was previously the Executive Director for the Advocates for Victims of Assault in Summit County. She earned a B.A. in History at SDSU in 1991 and a paralegal certification from USD in 1992. She resides in Frisco with her daughter and can often be found outside enjoying the beautiful environment in which we live.

Chief Deputy Coroner Bio


Amber Flenniken has been a Summit County local since 1995. She moved here for the mountain living and was a ski Instructor for Vail Resorts for 10 years. She attended Colorado Mountain College to receive a certificate as an EMT, IV, 12 Lead EKG and Wilderness EMT Upgrade. She worked for Summit County Ambulance, High Country Health Care, and St. Anthony Summit Medical Center over the last 13 years. Amber has worked with Summit County Coroner’s Office for 2 years as a Death Investigator and was promoted to Chief Deputy Coroner in 2019. She is a Certified Death Investigator with the Colorado Coroners Association and is a member of The American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators and has completed courses in Forensic Pathology and Investigative Techniques Using Social Networking Sites with the National Criminal Justice Center. In addition to her primary role, Amber also works as a Security Officer, Patient Care Tech, and Critical Care Tech for Centura Health and freelances as a Yoga Instructor. Though she wears many hats in a professional capacity she likes to spend her free time hiking, rafting, paddle boarding, skiing and spending time with her friends and family in our beautiful mountains.



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