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.

Julie Pieper
Dispenser

Julie joined the Olds Eyecare team in 2021. While Julie was new to the eyecare world at that time she brings an abundance of enthusiasm and a love for people. Julie looks forward to meeting all of our patients.

Hannah Dodd
Optometric Assistant

Hannah is a full time dispenser that joined our team in 2021. She is currently working on her Optometric Assistant program and is always eager to learn more areas of our office. You may find her in the lab occasionally or posting beautfiul pictures on social media.

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.

Wendy Gross
Pre-Tester

Wendy has been a valued member of the Olds Eyecare team since 2007. While she started out is the dispenary, Wendy found her stride as a pretester. Wendy ensures that each patient feels cared for while keeping all the doctors running on time.

In her spare time Wendy enjoys spending time with her family – particularly her grandchildren!

Jenn Olsen

Jenn joined Olds Eyecare in 2020. She brought with her a wealth of previous eyecare knowledge and recently completed her contact lens dispeners course. If Jenn can’t find you the perfect pair of glasses she can certainly help you with any type of CL (from regular soft disposable lenses to specialty designed lenses). We are grateful to have Jenn on our team.

All Online orders are currently being directed to our Calgary Location. Please allow one extra business day for processing if you are ordering from Olds or Sundre Eyecare. If you have requested an in store pick up and you are a patient of Olds Eyecare Clinic or Sundre Eyecare Clinic a staff member will reach out to confirm your pick up location. We are currently doing curbside pick up at both our Olds and Bonavista locations.

Contact Us

5202 50th Avenue
Olds Alberta T4H 1P5
Tel: 403.556.6068Fax: 403.556.6337