RESNA’s Professional Specialty Board Welcomes its New Chair

Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 9:00am
Category: 
Certification News

Effective August 1, 2019, RESNA, the Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America, Julie Piriano will be Chair of its Professional Specialty Board (PSB). She is Director of Rehab Industry Affairs at Pride Mobility Corporation and a highly proactive industry resource on legislative and regulatory issues that impact the complex rehab industry. She previously served RESNA as a member of its Board of Directors and has been a member for 20 years.

The current Chair, Brian Burkhardt, steps down after years of service. He is a Clinical Rehabilitation Engineer for the Assistive Technology Program at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, VA.

The PSB is charged with oversight of RESNA's certification programs, the Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), Seating & Mobility Specialist (SMS), and Rehabilitation Engineering Technologist (RET).

Visit https://www.resna.org/certification to learn more. For more information, contact RESNA’s Director of Certification and Education, Charlie Raphael at craphael@resna.org.

About RESNA

RESNA, the Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America, is the premier professional organization dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of people with disabilities through increasing access to technology solutions.

For more information on RESNA membership, visit www.resna.org.