Kay D, ABOC, Optician
Kay has worked in the optical industry for over 35 years. She has worked in various areas from dispensing instruction to office management for optical corporations and private practices. She has a degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing and is American Board of Opticianry Certified.
In 2005 Eye Center Northeast opened the Optical Shop, and Kay came to work with her husband. She enjoys working with the staff and pride themselves with giving personal attention to patients and customers. When not at the office, she and her husband enjoy time with their daughters and their many activities.
Brooke S., Billing Manager
Brooke started with Eye Center Northeast in September 2021. Brooke graduated from NTI in 2019 and is working towards her Optometric Coder certification. When Brooke is not working, you can find her spending time with friends, family and animals. During the summer, she enjoys gardening, canning and haying the farm. A fun fact about Brooke is that she lived in Canada for 13 years before moving back to Maine!
Pat L., Billing Manager
Pat has been an Eye Center Northeast billing specialist for over 20 years. Pat recently decided to retire and enjoy her extracurricular activities, such as knitting, reading and pampering the neighborhood cat. She continues to dedicate a few days a week to the billing department at Eye Center Northeast.
Karen G., Secretary
Karen has worked in the eye related field for over 20 years, joining Eye Center Northeast in 1998. She began working at the front desk, and has since been trained in medical records and billing. When not working, she enjoys spending her time with her family and her grandchildren.
Christie T., CPO, Certified Optometric Technician
Christie joined the Eye Center Northeast team as a medical transcriptionist in 2003, and joined the front desk staff in 2007. She is now a certified Optometric Technician, passing her CPO in February of 2015.
Christie has taken on the study coordinator role which she thoroughly enjoys! She also is the Vice President of the Maine Paraoptometric Association.
Christie enjoys watching professional sports, camping and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Christie also enjoys interacting with patients and looks forward to seeing you soon!
Heather, CPOT, Certified Paraoptometric Technician
Heather joined the Eye Center Northeast team in 2002. She has enjoyed working in many areas at Eye Center Northeast. She has completed all levels of certification for a technician and is pursuing the National Contact Lens Certification. Heather is a member of the American Optometric Association Paraoptometric Section and a member of the Maine Paraoptometric Association. Heather is the 2022 President for the Maine Paraoptometric Association that brings education and training to all Paraoptometrics in Maine. She was presented with the Maine Paraoptometric of the Year Award for 2015 by the Maine Paraoptometric Association. Heather continues to volunteer with The American Optometric Association's Paraoptometric Resource Committee, The Certification Test Review Committee, and is the only paraoptometric on the Evidence-Based Best Clinical Practice Committee.
Taylor T., Optometric Technician
Taylor started working at Eye Center Northeast as a technician in April of 2019, and just graduated Nursing school in May of 2022. She plays a very important role in keeping our clinical trials functioning smoothly! Taylor has a very caring and passionate personality. Taylor will continue to work at our office part-time while pursuing her career as an RN. Taylor loves to connect with her patients, especially the children in the Myopia Clinical Trial and is looking forward to meeting you soon.
Taylor is also the Secretary and Treasurer for the Maine Paraoptometric Association.
Amanda S., Optometric Technician
Amanda joined Eye Center Northeast in June of 2021. Amanda is working towards her certification as a CPO. Amanda has two kids and a dog at home that she enjoys spending her free time with.
Lisa W., Secretary
Lisa has been in the medical field for many years. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, family and working on her small farm. She joined Eye Center Northeast in 2021 and enjoys our wonderful patients that come into the office to see us.