Sundial Assisted Living | Team

Suzanna Jo Trompczynski, Administrator

Suzanna has been interested in the healthcare field for years.  Right out of high school she went to Career West Academy in Chico, CA, and received her CCMA (California Certified Medical Assistant).  After working in rural clinics for 15 years in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration in 2007. Her career then took her into marketing and business development with a National DME company.

This wealth of experience, plus her passion for elders has made Suzanna a perfect fit as the Administrator of Sundial Assisted Living.  Suzanna’s love of family, and her role as wife, mother, stepmother, and grandmother bring her fulfillment.  She enjoys camping, hiking, and golfing with them. Suzanna also enjoys doing agility training and dog shows.

Cara Gilliland, Life Enrichment Director

Cara has been a part of the Sundial family since 2007. She started working as a companion and a med tech. After a couple years, she began her journey as the Wellness Coordinator. After expressing  how much she enjoys arts and crafts and bonding with our residents, she took over our Life Enrichment department.

While arts and crafts are one of Cara's hobbies, she is thrilled to be able to share her craftiness with our residents on a weekly basis. 

Cara is a Redding native and enjoys spending time with her growing family. 

Stacey McGarvin, Dining Services Director

Stacey has worked at Sundial since 2006. She has 16 years of experience in dining service, striving to constantly innovate and create new, delicious, and healthy meals. Her goal is to make each dining experience wonderful for each person. Stacey says, “You will find great friends, great food, and great memories at Sundial Assisted Living.”

Stacy lives in Redding with her husband, four children, and two dogs.

Kirk Kingsford, Director of Plant Operations

Kirk has worked in the Redding area in general customer service relations, houseboat manufacturing, general management, most building trades, property management, and building operations and repairs. His care and love for others is always at the core of his life’s work.

Kirk and his wife enjoy Christian ministry in Redding with all ages. His hobbies include woodworking, fishing, kite flying, and singing gospel music with his wife. Kirk Kingsford came to Redding in 1970 when he married the “love of his life,” Lynn. Together, they have been blessed with three children–a daughter and two sons. Their children and their spouses have honored them with nine wonderful grandchildren.

Elizabeth Amlin, Community Relations Director

Elizabeth Amlin, Community Relations Director Elizabeth has almost always been in sales in one form or another. She loves people and finds she can easily build rapport. As a young child, she sold personalized Christmas cards. After taking over a newspaper route, she grew the clientele from 35 to 125! She's worked for Costco, Lincare, and Lyro Printing. In addition to expanding her wings into senior living, Elizabeth also owns a bridal magazine as a hobby.

Elizabeth is happily married and has five grown children that have blessed her with ten grandchildren! Her family can almost always being seen doing things together. She loves to travel, hike, camp, boat, wake board, paddle board, sew, and take photos of everything.

Lisa Silva, Wellness Coordinator

Lisa Silva. Wellness Coordinator Lisa has been a caregiver for the elderly for the better part of twenty two years. She started by taking care of her own grandmother. She learned from that experience that all elderly should be treated like everyone’s grandmother and has followed that belief throughout her caring for seniors. Lisa started here at Sundial as a part time caregiver, then a full time med tech and soon after was promoted to her current position as Wellness Coordinator.  

Lisa is a proud mother to three children. The residents and employees welcome her family as their own and her children love their Sundial family very much. Lisa enjoys walks and traveling with her children. In her own free time she likes to run to release stress and keep herself healthy.