Meet Our Team | West Coast Family Dental

Meet Our Team

Our team is committed to keep you and your family smiling. Take a few minutes to get to know our team members.


Chelsea – Dental Hygienist

Chelsea was born and raised in Port Alberni. After graduating from the dental hygiene program at Camosun College in 2011, she practiced in Victoria and Edmonton before returning to Port Alberni in 2017. She loves working in her hometown surrounded by so many familiar faces.

In her spare time, Chelsea enjoys spending time with family and friends, woodworking, and being outdoors. She’s married with three sons.


April – Certified Dental Assistant

April joined our practice in 2018. She was born and raised in Port Alberni and lives here with her spouse. She attended the Certified Dental Assistant Program at Vancouver Island University and graduated in 2018. She received the Best Clinic Award.

April worked in a dental practice prior to attending university, and she spent some time in private practice before joining us. She’s excited to be working in her hometown. April is a member of the CDABC and the CDSBC.

Outside the office, April loves to adventure and create memories with friends and family. She enjoys hunting, walking, and travelling.


Donna – Office Coordinator

Donna was raised in Port Alberni. She began her career in the dental profession as a Certified Dental Assistant after she graduated from high school. As her career progressed, she transitioned to the business side of dentistry. She has worked at several practices over her career and now manages our office.

Donna loves having a career where she can give back to her community. Growing up in “The town with a heart” she enjoys being able to offer the best care she can to our patients.

She and her husband have three children. One lives in Port Albini with his family and the others live in Comox and Courtney. Her hobbies, besides her grandchildren are anything creative. She loves gardening, woodworking and oil painting.


Jessica – Reception

Jessica grew up in Port Hardy and has earned certificates in the Office Assistant and Accounting Assistant programs from North Island College. She is always looking for more ways to improve her education and during her spare time she enjoys cooking, watercolor painting, and reading.