ABOUT JENNIFER KIRCHEN
Jennifer is stroke survivor and a knowledgeable program director with over 20 years of APS experience at the county, state and national levels. She began her career as an APS investigator which gives her tremendous insight into the needs of APS field investigators. She has a unique perspective having directed APS programs in both Minnesota and Arizona and now works in APS at the national level. Since having her stroke in 2010, she has been passionate about giving back to the stroke community and has volunteered at hospitals providing peer support to fellow stroke survivors, facilitated stroke groups, participated in public service announcements, spoke at conferences and participated in fundraising campaigns raising thousands of dollars to increase stroke awareness. She embraces the motto: Act FAST! Time loss is brain loss!