Instructors

We’ve got some outstanding instructors with decades of professional experience between them, all ready to help you build your skills and knowledge.

Leanna Burchnell
Leanna Burchnell

Leanna Burchnell

Customer Service Supervisor- Technical Support Dpt

Leanna has been with Sunrise Medical for over 12 years, with nine of those years spent in the technical support arena. Leanna’s extensive knowledge of the Sunrise Power Product line makes her the “go-to” internal resource for the Customer Service and Sales Teams, as well as the Sunrise Medical customers. Leanna’s extensive troubleshooting experience spans multiple electronic platforms, including R-net, VR2, VSI, Qtronix, Pilot Plus, Delphi and more.

As supervisor of the Sunrise Technical Support Department, Leanna is responsible for training the members of the Tech team, keeping them up to date on existing product enhancements, as well as new product introductions. Leanna has been directly involved in the planning and creation of the Sunrise Medical Technician Support Center. In response to requests made by mobility dealers, clinicians, and end users, Leanna has assisted in creating print material & videos to be utilized as supplemental educational in the areas of programming, troubleshooting, specialty control set up, and adjustments.

Angie Kiger
Angie Kiger

Angie Kiger

M.Ed.,CTRS,ATP/SMS - Clinical Education Specialist

Angie joined the Sunrise Medical team in the spring of 2012 as a Clinical Education Specialist. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation Therapy from Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. Angie also earned a Master of Education degree in Assistive Technology from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. In addition, she earned a certificate in Assistive Technology from California State University at Northridge. Angie is an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) and a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS).

Prior to joining the Sunrise team, Angie spent 12 years working at a sub-acute and transitional care pediatric hospital in Washington, D.C. as the Senior Therapist for the Assistive Technology Department and the Recreational Therapy & Child Life Department. Angie has had the opportunity to work with infants to adults with a variety of diagnoses and special needs in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Angie has also worked as a contractor providing Assistive Technology evaluations and training in the local public school systems and in the community. In addition to working as a clinician, Angie has served as an adjunct instructor at George Mason University in the Assistive Technology program and presented at numerous conferences in United States and abroad. She has contributed to articles in trade publications and been featured as a guest author in Mobility Management magazine’s “Clinically Speaking” column.

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