To All CDAIA Members,

Each year, the California District Attorney Investigators’ Association Board of Directors solicits nominations for a slate of candidates.  To be eligible for nomination, the nominee must be a regular member in good standing in the association.

The following positions are open for election:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Sergeant-At-Arms
  • Executive Committee Member (2 positions)

If you are interested in submitting a name for nomination, please forward the member’s name and position they are seeking to CDAIA Secretary, Lisa Biggs at lbiggs@fresnocountyca.gov. Lisa can also be reached at (559) 600-3159 for more details.

All nominations must be in writing, either via letter, fax, or e-mail.  No telephone nominations will be accepted.  The nomination period closes on SEPT 6, 2022 at 5:00 PM.

Thank you for your interest.

Best Regards,

Mel Sosa


The California District Attorney Investigators’ Association was formed to establish and maintain a closer relationship between investigators and investigative units of the District Attorney’s offices throughout California and the western United States. Our members include: District Attorney Investigators, peace officers, prosecutors, and other district attorney personnel involved in criminal and civil prosecution.

Our mission is to provide more effective communications between such offices and to develop ways and means of improving our effectiveness as investigators. Our efforts will hopefully promote better coordination between all law enforcement agencies and assist in developing a tighter bond between Investigators throughout California and the nation. Additionally, CDAIA is also actively involved in the promotion and/or opposition of legislation that we feel directly impacts our membership and the law enforcement community as a whole.

CDAIA Annual Awards

Each year, the California District Attorney Investigators’ Association presents an award to one of its investigators for exemplary performance during the past year. This award is called the Joseph McClure.

Investigator of the Year Award. Read More >
Prosecutor of the Year Award. Read More >

What are the benefits of CDAIA membership?

The California District Attorney Investigators’ Association is a unique organization that represents a very unique segment of the law enforcement community – District Attorney Investigators. Because our position in the law enforcement community is so unique, we as an organization must continually be aware of proposed changes, issues or events that may impact us positively or negatively. In keeping with that, the CDAIA is committed to providing each member with a wide range of benefits and resources to make them more effective in their job as a district attorney investigator. Read More >

2022 Scholarship Applications

Any High School senior who is the son or daughter of a current member in good standing of the California District Attorney Investigators’ Association may apply for the CDAIA scholarship.
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