Voters guide: Centre County coroner

All candidates were asked to respond to the following question:

What are your three top priorities for this position?

Centre County coroner

Term: Four years

Salary: $64,896/year


Scott A. Sayers

Date of birth: Feb. 15, 1967

Education: 1985 graduate of Bald Eagle Area High School. Attended LHU. 1988 Graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.

Occupation: Centre County coroner

Qualifications: 18th year as coroner; achieved diplomatic status with the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. Active member of the Pennsylvania Coroners Association and serve as regional vice president on the executive board.

Answer to question:Continue to work cooperatively with police, fire, EMS personnel and medical professionals. An active role in domestic violence task force and child death review team. Being proactive dealing with drug abuse of prescription medications and heroin in Centre County.