Alex ~ Licensed Dental Assistant
Alex is a graduate of the Northwest Technical College Dental Assisting Program in 2008. She loves camping, racing, being outdoors and spending time with her two boys.
Angie ~ 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 P. ~ Licensed 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 outside, going for walks, summer and ice fishing with her boyfriend and spending time with friends, family and her dog, Rusty.
Ashley ~ Registered Dental Hygienist
Ashley grew up in Bemidji and attended Northwest Technical College for Dental Assisting. She then attended M State in Moorhead and received her Dental Hygiene degree. In her free time, Ashley enjoys being outside, fishing, hunting, boating and spending time on her farm with their cattle and horses.
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.
Brenda ~ Licensed Dental Assistant
Brenda received her CNA in High School and worked at an oral surgery office for 25 years. In her free time she enjoys making essential oil items, sewing, fishing, camping and cooking.
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.
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 in Dental Assisting in 2013, then continued her education to graduate in Dental Hygiene in 2015. Cara enjoys spending time with her daughter Natalie, hunting, fishing, doing outdoor activities with her husband and dog, Drake!
Courtni Bertram ~ Patient Support Services Coordinator, Community Health Worker
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 in 2013. 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.
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 in 2011. In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, attending concerts and working on DIY projects. She's an animal lover and and proud fur-mom to a cat and dog.
Erica L. ~ Director of Operations
Erica joined our staff in 2009 and is our Director of Operations. She graduated from Bigfork High School, earned a degree in Biology from Bemidji State University, and now holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Capella University. Erica lives in Tenstrike with her husband (Troy) and dogs (Opie & Chessi). Erica loves spending time with her son (Tanner) when he is home on break from NDSU. She is also an avid reader and crafter, and enjoys ice fishing every chance she gets!
Hailey ~ Registered Dental Hygienist
Hailey was born and raised in Bemidji. She graduated from Moorhead Technical College's Dental Hygiene School in 2013. She enjoys sports, being outdoors and spending time with her husband and two little boys on the farm.
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.
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.
Kay ~ Licensed Dental Assistant
Kay graduated in 1998 from Bemidji High School. She then went on to graduate with her AAS in Dental Assisting from Northwest Technical College in 2007. In her free time she enjoys spending time riding horses, chasing her three boys around and spending time with her family.
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!
Mark ~ Patient Coordinator
Mark grew up in Bagley and studied music in Saint Paul. He moved back to Bemidji to be closer to his family and to live with his fiance. Mark graduated high school in 2013 and since then studied culinary arts and music in the cities. He really enjoys cooking, baking, drawing, working out, watching anime or horror films, and playing pool.
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!
Sadie ~ Registered Dental Hygienist
Sadie graduated from Herzing University from the Dental Hygiene program in 2015. She enjoys spending time with friends, family, and her husband.
Seleena ~ Patient Coordinator / Scheduler
Seleena is from Red Lake Falls, MN but recently lived in Charlotte, NC before settling in the Bemidji area. She is a mother of two and enjoys going to the movies with her son, taking walks with her daughter, swimming, reading, and gardening. Seleena is a 2008 graduate of Northwest Technical College.
Seri ~ Clinical Assistant
Seri is a 2016 graduate of Hibbing High School and is currently attending Bemidji State University to pursue a degree in biochemistry. Her goal is to attend dental school at the University of Minnesota in the future. In Seri's free time, she enjoys being outdoors 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.
Tanya ~ Licensed Dental Assistant
Tanya was born and raised in Bemidji. She graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Northwest Technical College in 2017. In her free time she likes to travel, visit national parks and hike in the mountains. Tanya also loves to spend time with her daughter as much as possible.
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.