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The Staff

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.

Kathy Rutland, COVT

Vision Therapist
After 31 years with North Park Vision, Kathy retired in 2014. As a certified vision therapist, Kathy enjoyed the challenges of helping patients improve their visual skills to unlock their full potential. She still enjoys coming back to fill in occasionally. Kathy and her husband are longtime residents of Westminster....

Lea Ann Prentice, COVT, COTA

Vision Therapist
For the last 18 years as a certified vision therapist and a certified occupational therapy assistant, Lea Ann has been an integral part of our vision therapy team. Lea Ann particularly enjoys working with patients with special needs and helping them reach their full potential. In addition, she serves on...

Annie Hastings

Vision Therapist
Annie has been a vision therapist at North Park Vision for over 11 years. She delights in working with the patients and watching the changes that take place as their visual skills improve. Previously, Annie taught preschool for 6 years in Jefferson County Schools. She also taught dance for 17...

Lorna Scott

Vision Therapist

Angel Perez, COA

Optometric Technician
Angel has 23 years of experience as a certified ophthalmic assistant and has been working at North Park Vision for 20 years. Assisting the doctor with pre-exam testing, diagnostic testing, and contact lens fitting are some of her many duties. Angel is the mother of three grown children and the...

Alissa Capra, BA

Alissa has 12 years experience as an ABO certified optician. She holds a BA in communications from the University of Colorado at Denver. She has been a member of the vision care team at North Park Vision for 9 years. Helping patients select eyewear and lenses to complement their style...

Ellyn Gebhardt, BS

Office Manager
North Park Vision has benefitted from Ellyn’s management expertise for the last 6 years. She Holds a BS in Marketing from the University of Northern Colorado. Previously, she held positions as a manager in retail for 15 years and sales manager for a local newspaper for 15 years. Ellyn is...

Tanya Van Dyke

After working for over 15 years as an ABO certified optician, Tanya now brings her skills into the exam room to scribe for the doctors. She enjoys keeping current in the everchanging optical field. Happily married and the proud mother of two girls, she enjoys watching them participate in a...

North Park Vision Center realizes that COVID-19 is impacting all of our lives.  Please know that we stand with you, your families and our entire community during this difficult time.  Safety is our primary concern, safety for you, your loved ones, our team and our community.  To ensure the highest level of safety we are following a directive by the CDC which we received last evening to postpone all non-essential vision care, this means, all routine eye examinations will be postponed until after the virus has been contained. Please note that as of tomorrow, Friday, March 20, our office will be temporarily closed, other than for eye emergencies and urgencies, so please continue to call the office if you need emergency assistance; we will be available to see anyone that has an eye emergency. If you have an eye problem, we will assess your individual concern and speak with you personally to determine the appropriate care.

If you have an appointment scheduled with us, you will be contacted by phone.  If we are unable to reach you by phone, we will send an email and a text. We will first be calling patients who are scheduled in the next 2 weeks and continue to reach out to all patients as the landscape changes.

We genuinely care for all of you and all that we serve alongside. We will always do what is in the best interest of our patients and our team.  We will keep you informed as changes occur or as we have news to share. Please be safe and take all necessary precautions, we are in this together and we will make it through.

Blessings to all of you,

The Doctors and Staff at North Park Vision Center, PC