The Staff!

Barb Nichol

  • Receptionist
  • C.P.O.A.

Barb grew up in Killarney, is married, has two children and five grandchildren. She and her husband live in Killarney and their interests include spending time with their children and grandchildren, pontooning on the lake in the summer and the occasional golf game. Barb and her husband enjoy travelling and one of their favorite "tours" took them part way up the west coast of California and through Oregon in the autumn. They have enjoyed renovating several homes over the years including their present home on "The Bay". Barb has been involved in the Manitoba Paraoptometric Association serving in various positions since starting at the Optometric Centre in 1990.

Jaylee Leslie

  • Assistant
  • C.C.O.A.

Jaylee joined the Optometric Centre team in July of 2013. She obtained her Canadian Cer Optometric Assistant certification in the summer of 2016. She and her husband have two children, Kaedyn and Kase. They enjoy raising their children in the same town that they grew up in.  Jaylee's hobbies include crafting and designing new ideas for her Block Talk business, chasing her kids, and spending time with family and friends.

Shaylyn Cuvelier

  • Assistant
  • C.C.O.A.

Shaylyn joined the Optometric Centre in June of 2014.  She obtained her Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant designation in the summer of 2016.  She loves spending time with family and friends.  In her spare time she enjoys playing baseball and camping in the summer, then hockey and curling in the winter.  Shaylyn enjoys helping out on the farm with her husband Kevin, and caring for all the animals.

Jennifer McPhail

  • Assistant

Jen started working at the Optometric Centre in October 2017.  She moved to the area from Winnipeg with her partner, Scott.  Jen obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Winnipeg.  She is currently training as an Optometric Assistant and is looking forward to becoming a Certified  Optometric Assistant in the future.  In her spare time, she loves spending time with family and friends.  Jen's hobbies include training for equestrian show jumping competitions with her horse, Keno.

Velvet Carlson

  • Assistant

Velvet re-located from the city to lovely Killarney in the summer of 2018.  She and her partner, Blair, live on the lake and look forward to snowmobiling in the winters.  Vel likes to spend time with family and friends and is presently re-learning the game of golf.

Shyniece Mancusi

  • Reception

Shyniece re-located from Winnipeg in April of 2018 and now makes her home in Killarney.  She is looking forward to what the future holds for her and her partner Kaeden.  Shyniece enjoys art,  graphic design and loves spending time with family including her cat, Brody.