Alex ~ Licensed Dental Assistant - Alex is a graduate of the Northwest Technical College Dental Assisting Program. She loves hunting, fishing, and being outdoors with her two boys.
Angie K. ~ Outreach Coordinator, Community Health Worker - Angie grew up in Bemidji and attended Northwest Technical College. She enjoys biking, fishing, traveling and spending time with her daughter.
April A. ~ Patient Coordinator/Scheduler - April grew up in Bemidji and graduated from Bemidji State University with a degree in philosophy. She enjoys singing, dancing, and spending time with her children.
April P. ~ Dental Assistant - April grew up in Hermantown, MN then moved to Bemidji in 2013. She graduated from the Northwest Technical College Dental Assisting Program in 2016. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Breanna ~ Licensed Dental Assistant - Breanna grew up in Grand Rapids and graduated from Northwest Technical College where she received her AAS in Dental Assisting. She enjoys many outdoor activities including ice fishing, hunting and playing hockey. Breanna is passionate about music and loves traveling around the world.
Erica E. ~ Licensed Dental Assistant, Community Health Worker - Erica was born and raised in Bemidji, and graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Northwest Technical College. She's an animal lover and enjoys trail riding, 4-wheeling, and hanging out with friends.
Erica L. ~ Director of Operations - Erica grew up in northern Minnesota, attending high school in Bigfork and earning a degree in biology from Bemidji State University (GO BEAVERS!). She joined our staff in April 2009 and is currently our Director of Operations. Erica lives in Tenstrike with her husband, Troy and dogs, Opie & Chessi. Erica is very proud of her son, Tanner, who attends North Dakota State University (GO BISON!). Pursuing her master’s degree, spending time with her family, cruising the lake, reading and crafting keeps Erica happy and busy in her spare time.
Hailey ~ Registered Dental Hygienist - Hailey was born and raised in Bemidji. She graduated from Moorhead Technical College's Dental Hygiene School in 2013. Hailey is also a newly wed! She enjoys sports, being outdoors and spending time with friends and family.
Jeanne Edevold Larson ~ Executive Director - Jeanne has been with the Northern Dental Access Center since its inception and throughout the planning and design phases. She has 24 years of experience in nonprofit management and has worked extensively to develop many community collaborations. Jeanne holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Development and works to develop the long term sustainability and growth of the agency. Jeanne reports to the Board of Directors, who provide governance and policy leadership.
Brittany ~ Patient Coordinator/ Scheduler - Brittany is a mother of two and keeps busy as a hockey mom. She has been a Cosmetologist for 10 years. Brittany also attended the Dental Assisting program at Northwest Technical College. She enjoys spending her summer months at the lake.
Caitlyn ~ Dental Assistant - Caitlyn is a graduate from the Dental Assisting program at Northwest Technical College. She likes to spend her spare time outside with her animals. She enjoys trail riding, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.
Caleb ~ Financial Coordinator - Caleb graduated from Trek North High School, and is currently a student at Bemidji State University studying accounting and business administration - finance. Caleb works as both our financial coordinator and human resources contact. Caleb enjoys being active outdoors, reading science fiction novels, and spending time with friends.
Cara ~ Registered Dental Hygienist - Cara grew up in Kelliher, MN and went to college at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead. Cara graduated with Dental Assisting in 2013, then continued her education to graduate with Dental Hygiene in 2015. Cara enjoys hunting, fishing, and doing outdoor activities with her husband and dog, Drake!
Cassi ~ Licensed Dental Assistant - Cassi graduated from Northwest Technical College's Dental Assisting Program in 2009. Cassi and her husband, Scott, are expecting their first child (a boy!) in November! In her spare time, Cassi enjoys being on the lake, camping, fourwheeling and hanging out with friends and family, as well as the family pets and her energetic Springer Spaniel, Gunner!
Courtni Bertram ~ Patient Support Services Coordinator - Courtni grew up in northern Minnesota and graduated from Bigfork High School, then attended BSU. Courtni joined us in 2015 after moving back to Bemidji with her two children. She enjoys fishing, being at the lake, traveling, and crafts.
Daidrie ~ Registered Dental Hygienist, Community Health Worker - Daidrie graduated from Lake Superior College with an AAS degree in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Danielle ~ Patient Coordinator / Scheduler, Community Health Worker - Danielle is from Tucson Arizona and moved to Minnesota two years ago. She enjoys spending time at the lake, fishing, reading novels and comic books.
Emily ~ Licensed Dental Assistant/ Lab Services Coordinator - Emily graduated from Northwest Technical College's Dental Assisting Program in 2011. She comes from a big family, and loves spending time with them. She also enjoys reading and watching movies in her free time.
Jenn ~ Dental Practice Manager, Community Health Worker - Jenn graduated from the Northwest Technical College Dental Assisting program in 2006. She worked at a private office until she joined our team in 2010. She enjoys spending her free time at the lake.
Kirsten ~ Licensed Dental Assistant, Community Health Worker - Kirsten graduated from Northwest Technical College Dental Assisting program in the Spring of 2014. She likes to spend her free time hunting and fishing. She also has a son Brody and daughter Payton who keeps her and her husband quite busy!
LaBria ~ Licensed Dental Assistant - LaBria grew up at the Northwest Angle, graduated from Warroad high school and went to Dental Assisting school in Bemidji. She has two beautiful children, a boy and a girl-- best of both worlds. She enjoys working at Northern Dental Access Center and looks forward to seeing you!
Mary Cannon ~ Insurance Specialist - Mary joined our team in 2011 but has worked in the "dental world" for 25 years. She has worked in private practices as an Assistant, front desk person, and Office Manager. She enjoys spending time with family, sewing, knitting, and traveling as much as possible!
Megan ~ Licensed Dental Assistant / Patient Coordinator/ Scheduler -
Megan graduated from Herzing University from the Dental Assisting Program in 2014. She enjoys spending time with her family, her new puppy Odin, fishing, exercising and watching hockey. Megan is excited to be getting married in September, 2016!
Sadie Dukek ~ Registered Dental Hygienist -
Sadie graduated from Herzing University from the Dental Hygiene program in 2015. She enjoys spending time with friends, family, and her fiance.
Tanner ~ Clinical Assistant - Tanner is a 2015 graduate of Blackduck High School. Tanner is currently working as a Clinical Assistant over the summer. He is attending North Dakota State University to pursue a degree in Biological Sciences with the goal of attending dental school at the University of Minnesota in the future. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, hunting and being with friends.
Tiffany ~ Patient Coordinator/ Scheduler - Tiffany graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Northwest Technical College in 2016. She enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her son, Tanner.
Dr. Weaver ~ Dentist - Dr. Weaver was born and raised in Bemidji, MN. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of North Dakota and in May of 2015 graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. He enjoys running, hunting, fishing, being on the lake, and spending time with his wife and puppy.