Our Team

Michelle Backstrom
Optometric Assistant

Michelle joined our team in 2003. She succeeded in completing the optometric assistant course in 2004. Michelle fills a variety of roles in our clinic including front desk, dispensing, and edging lenses in our in house lab. Michelle enjoys camping and spending time with her family.

Ashlee Dux
Ashlee Dux
Optomteric Assistant

Ashlee has recently rejoined the Olds Eyecare team in 2019 and we are so happy to have her. She ensures anyone will have fun while picking out the latest eyewear and may even get you to surprise yourself with an “out of the comfort zone” new frame.

Karen Ingram
Karen Ingram
Optometric Assistant

Karen really enjoys helping you find the best product for you. With over 35 years experience in the office she has witnessed a large change in both optical fashion and lens quality. She would love you to stop by and see her and looks forward to assisting you with your glasses. She is married with four children and enjoys working with both the staff and doctors at the Olds Eyecare clinic.

Naomi Alexander
Naomi Ingram
Optometric Assistant

Naomi joined our team in 2005. She successfully completed the optometric assistant program in 2007. Naomi primarily works at the front desk to welcome you with a warm smile.

Alla Larionova
Alla Larionova

Alla joined Olds Eyecare Clinic in February 2015. She completed her Optometric Assistant’s course shortly after. Alla enjoys helping patients find the perfect pair of glasses.

Nadine Layden
Nadine Layden
Pre-Tester

Before coming to Olds Eye Care Clinic in 2018 Nadine was Pre-testing in Red Deer. She is happy to be back in her home town and is really enjoying her job at the clinic. Nadine likes traveling, gardening, cooking and spending time on the farm with her husband and 2 boys.

Darlene Maetche
Darlene Maetche
Office Administration

Darlene joined the friendly team at Olds Eyecare Clinic in 2008. She takes care of a variety of administrative duties for the clinic.

Shelley Munro
Shelley Munro
Optometric Assistant

Shelley Munro joined Olds Eye Care, Sundre Eye Care June/2018. She is a Certified Optometric Assistant who provides high quality care for their patients. Shelley loves interacting with people and being a part of a great team!  On her down time Shelley loves to spend time with her family, 6 grand kids and friends.

Brenda Rivard
Brenda Rivard
Optometric Assistant

Brenda is a full time Optometric assistant, Brenda joined the clinic in 1987, she completed the Optometric assistant course in 1991. Her knowledge of lenses and frames ensure that you get the perfect pair of glasses.

Alexis Schiller
Alexis Schiller
Optometric Assistant

Lexi joined the Olds Eyecare team in 2019 and has fit in quickly and easily. She enjoys the challenge of selecting the perfect pair of glasses for our patients. She also ensures everyone is up to date on the latest happenings in the clinic via Facebook and Instragram. When not in Olds, she can be found at our sister location in Sundre.

Robin Stevens
Robin Stevens
Optician

Robin joined Olds Eyecare Clinic in June 2014. She brings 15 years of experience and knowledge in the optical field obtaining her opticians licence in 2004. She has made the decision to further her education she is looking forward to completing and obtaining her Contact Lens License allowing her to take on a more active role in the contact lens department of the Clinic.

Kim Wadden
Kim Wadden
Optometric Assistant

Kim joined the Olds Eyecare team in August 2013. Kim has successfully completed the Optometric Assistant course in 2015. Kim enjoys helping patients and staff alike. Her organizational skills and friendly nature make her front desk position a perfect fit. Always welcoming with a warm smile, she is a wonderful addition to our clinic.

Sandy
Sandyman
Optics Lab Technician

Sandyman began his Optics Apprenticeship straight out of School back in England, 1972. He worked in Leicester with a small Family Practice grinding lenses into frames using only chipping pliers and a handstone. Thankfully since then, the Technology has improved tremendously in machinery and lens product capabilities. These days Sandyman can be found grinding “Perfect Pairs of Spectacle’s” for both our locations in our Lab situated at our Olds Office.  In addition, he has facilities on site for solder repair, partial tinting of certain lenses and can service set Single Vision lens requirements within the same or next day. Olds Eyecare are proud to have Sandyman as part of  their Family and are looking forward to increasing our Patients’ Edging Service Times, Quality and Lens requirements accordingly.

In his spare time, Sandyman can be found enjoying time with his Wife Laurie, their Daughter Olivia and their family cats, “Bubbles & Squeak”.  His hobbies are Card Games, Tennis, Golf, Biking & Computers.

Contact Us

5202 50th Avenue
Olds Alberta T4H 1P5
403.556.6068