Meet our Staff
Debbie is a Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) and is the Practice Administrator here at Weston Eye Center. In 2012, Debbie will celebrate her 24th year with us. Debbie has just recently sat for and passed the Certified Ophthalmic Executive (COE) exam. This certification is a comprehensive body of knowledge including clinical ophthalmology, finance and accounting, marketing, operations management information systems, human resources, and risk management and regulatory compliance. As with her COT certification, Debbie is required to receive continuing education credits as directed by the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators. As an active member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators, Debbie regularly attends continuing education meetings and seminars. Through her dedication and altruism, she leads our practice to a cohesive work environment that encourages outstanding patient care and team spirit. She ensures that the office flow runs smoothly on a daily basis and keeps the Doctors on their toes! In her spare time Debbie enjoys spending time with her 2 wonderful children, twin boys Wyatt and Dalton.
In 1988, Dr. Calhoun was lucky to find Pam, and Dr. Weston was lucky to keep her when he took over the practice. Pam works hard to stay informed of the ever-changing insurance and coding regulations, and has been a huge help to our patients needing explanations of their insurance benefits. Pam has a special way that warms the hearts of everyone that knows her. Pam enjoys reading, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.
Shantelle is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant and Certified Clinical Research Coordinator. She has been with WEC for 16 years and coordinates much of the clinical research that is conducted at Weston Eye Center. Shantelle is currently overseeing multiple clinical trials which evaluate new pharmaceutical medications and/or new devices or procedures not yet approved by the FDA. The FDA mandates and monitors the research sites to follow strict guidelines and protocols. In addition to that, she assists Debbie in managing a staff of 9 technicians. Shantelle has been married to her sweetheart John since 1998 and together, they love and enjoy their two children, Logan and Hannah.
Rhonda, our Optician, joined Weston Eye Center in 1996 bringing with her years of experience in the optical field. Rhonda specializes in the fitting of eyewear and keeps up with the latest eyewear technology. She knows how to fit you with the greatest looking pair of glasses... and she knows how to make sure that you get the best lens possible. With her excellent professional experience and personable manner, she will not only make sure you get the best glasses for your needs, but will make the process enjoyable! Rhonda truly knows how to make you feel comfortable while selecting the perfect pair of eyewear in order to achieve your best corrected vision (all the while looking great too!)
Kelly began working for our office in 1993 as a Receptionist and because of her compassion for patients she was promoted to Ophthalmic Assistant in 2002. Kelly wears many hats in our office as you can tell. She also is very valuable in our surgery center. Kelly does everything from counseling patients and their families throughout the surgery procedure, to maintaining a smooth flow of surgery patients to providing patients with post-operative instructions before going home after surgery. Kelly and her husband Chad together have three children that are all fresh out of school and have a grandchild on the way. During their free time, Kelly and Chad enjoy spending time working on and playing with their jeep.
Carley is an Ophthalmic Assistant and has been working in the ophthalmology field since 2010. Carley's pleasant soft spoken demeanor always makes you feel welcome and at ease. Carley enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, hiking and camping. She has been living in the Roseburg area
for 23 years.
Krysta is an Ophthalmic Surgical Assistant and has been working in the Ophthalmology field since 2009. Her areas of expertise are Occupational Safety and Health, and has a history in sales and recruiting. Krysta is also a surgical scrub technician in our surgery center, as well as coordinates our lunch and learns that help educate patients on duel sensory loss. On her time off, Krysta enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
Chelsie is an Ophthalmic Assistant and has been working in the ophthalmology field since January of 2010. While she is crossed trained to work at the front desk, her primary duties are working one on one with patients. Her areas of expertise are pre-exam testing and assisting the doctors during their medical eye examinations. Her contagious smile will make you feel right at home. Chelsie enjoys spending time with her family, going on camping trips, and 4 wheeling.
Art is an Ophthalmic Surgical Assistant and has been working in the ophthalmology field since early in 2010. His areas of expertise are assisting in Cataract Surgery, and Clinical Triage. Art's assets include being multilingual and has a knack for bringing a smile to all. Art enjoys seeing the benefits this practice brings patients, by obtaining their maximum visual potential. In addition to the wealth of knowledge that Art has, he is very personable and makes sure our patients leave with a content and secure feeling.
Donna is an Optical Assistant/Laser Assistant and has been working in the ophthalmology field for almost 2 years now. Her areas of expertise are working with people to try and improve the experience in purchasing new glasses. Also learning the process of a Laser Procedure and how it can improve a patient’s vision that may be experiencing a foggy or haziness in their vision. Donna enjoys working with our patients here at Weston Eye Center, as this is a new field of work for her. She has worked many years in the Real Estate field, and recently decided to branch out into something very different and exciting.
Tanya is an ophthalmic assistant and joined our team in the early summer of 2011. Tanya has over 14 years in the medical field and is excited to be learning all about our most precious sense -- vision. Tanya enjoys spending time with her husband John and her two beautiful daughters. She is a native of Oregon and she loves all that Oregon has to offer. Most of the time you fill find tanya in the outdoors, be it hunting, fishing or gardening Tanya delights in all different outdoor activities.
Nancy has been in the medical field for over 11 years. Nancy has a diploma in Medical Office Management and Medical Billing Specialist. She has a husband of 21 years and one son. Her interests include horseback riding, outdoor activities, reading and spending time with friends and family.
Leisa is one of our patient coordinators and has been working in the ophthalmology field since October of 2006. Her areas of expertise are triaging calls that come in and schedule appropriately, registering patients and greeting people with a smile when they enter our office. Leisa enjoys camping and spending time with her family when she is not in the office.
Katie is an Administrative Assistant for Weston Eye Center and has been in the ophthalmic field since December 2010. If you call our office she is probably one of the voices you will hear. In addition to answering calls she also deals with paperwork, paperwork, and more paperwork! Katie enjoys reading older science fiction such as by Isaac Asimov and Robert Heinlein. She also dabbles in writing and published a young adult novel as well as several short stories in a popular webzine in 2005-2007.
Rahnda is an administrative assistant and joined our practice in the fall of 2011. Rahnda is one of the friendly voices that you will hear on the phone and she will gladly answer your questions or find someone who can.