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Christianson To Head State Sheriffs Group


On Wednesday, April 30, 2014 the California State Sheriffs’ Association held its 120th Annual Conference Installation Banquet in San Luis Obispo County. The CSSA announced as its new president, Sheriff Adam Christianson of the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department.

“I am deeply honored to have been elected by my fellow Sheriffs to serve as CSSA’s President this year,” said Christianson in a press release. “I am truly appreciative to have their trust and support and I look forward to serving our association and our great state to the best of my ability. I am grateful to have the experience and wisdom of the new CSSA Officers, the Board of Directors, and the other elected sheriffs of California to rely upon as we work through the many public safety matters we have before us.”

Governor Jerry Brown was on hand to swear in the CSSA’s new slate of officers for 2014-2015.

Other officers for the organization included:

1st Vice-President: Sheriff Martin Ryan, Amador County

2nd Vice-President: Sheriff Donny Youngblood, Kern County

Secretary: Sheriff Bill Brown, Santa Barbara County

Treasurer: Sheriff Steve Moore, San Joaquin County

Sergeant - at - Arms: Sheriff David Livingston, Contra Costa County

Immediate Past President: Sheriff Gregory J. Ahern, Alameda County

The California State Sheriffs' Association is a nonprofit professional organization comprised of the 58 elected sheriffs. Its mission is to support the role of sheriff as the chief law enforcement officer in each California county and to speak as a collective voice on matters of public safety.