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The Staff

eye exam Kamloops, BC

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.


Ophthalmic Technician

You’ll find Linda in our edging lab! This lab enables our office to offer the convenience of having some of your eyeglasses ready here at Kamloops Family Vision Clinic in a very short time. On busy days, you may also spot Linda out in the dispensary, helping our patients to choose their next pair of glasses! Linda has worked in the optical world since 1978, always in Kamloops where she was born and raised. She is married and has two children. Linda is a long-time Blazers fan and also likes to treasure hunt with her hubby.



Carolyn works in reception and pre-testing twice per week and also covers for holidays during our beautiful summer months! Carolyn has been in and out of the optical work force since 1983. She was born in Kamloops and was raised and currently lives in a rural area just south of Kamloops with her husband. Taking advantage of being out in the country, Carolyn enjoys cross-country skiing, hiking and gardening.



You’ll be greeted by Renza’s smiling face at the front desk! She takes care of answering phones and booking appointments, guiding patients through their pre-exam before the visit with their optometrist. She has been in and out of the optometric world since 1979. Renza was born and raised in Kamloops and resides here with her husband and three children. She enjoys quilting when she gets a free minute or two!!



Tina can be found at the front desk, and often in our pre-exam room, preparing patients for their exam with the Optometrist. She started her career in Canmore, AB where she worked for a year and a half before she joined us in May 2004. She was born in Saskatoon, SK but spent most of her life in Kamloops. She lives in Kamloops with her family. She also enjoys reading when she has free time.


Optometric Assistant

Sonja has been with us for a couple years now since 2011. You’ll find her at the front desk, helping to prepare patients for their eye exams as well as answering phones and directing our patients to where they need to be around the office.



Rebecca comes to us with many years of experience and she is fitting in wonderfully. Her knowledge of frames and lenses is extensive, having previously owned her own optical in the Kootenays. You’ll find Rebecca in our dispensary, helping patients to choose that perfect pair of glasses!


Ophthalmic Technician

You’ll find Amber in our dispensary, helping patients to pick out their new glasses. She comes from a retail clothing background, giving her valuable insight into current fashion and accessorizing. Amber enjoys spending her free time with her two young boys.



Brand new to the optical world having worked in the horticulture industry for twenty years. You will find Bev in the pretest room preparing patients for their appointment or at the front desk. Loving life and working with the public, Bev has a wide variety of outdoor interests particularly snowshoeing and cross country skiing in winter or gardening, biking and hiking in the spring, summer and fall. Bev and her husband have three grown children and five beautiful grandchildren.


Optometric Assistant

Leah is a certified Optometric Assistant and is responsible for fitting, as well as instructing patients on the safe wear and care of contact lenses. She has been in the optical world for over 5 years now. Between Leah and her husband Jason, they have 4 children and love spending their free time outdoors. Skiing is a favourite winter activity and they can be found swimming and biking at Shuswap Lake in the summer!