Our Team

Tina McGuigan Ouellette

Tina McGuigan Ouellette

Tina has been in the optical industry for 16 years. After enjoying the optometric assistant’s course, she decided to further her education and pursue her license for opticianry. In 2000, she graduated from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and was licensed in 2001. She practiced her craft in both Nova Scotia and New Brunswick and after gaining valuable experience she decided to open Mermaid Vision in June of 2009. She enjoys sailing with her husband, walking her Cairn Terrier, “Widget” and traditional rug hooking. She also enjoys seeing clients with smiles on their faces because they’ve purchased the right pair of glasses!!

Caila RussellCaila joined us in October of 2017!  Caila has been an optician in the area for 14 years and has been involved in the industry for 20 years!  Caila participated in the 2 year online program at the  Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and apprenticed with a local optician for her training.  She became licenced in 2003.  She is very passionate about her career and loves helping people. Caila will usually work Tuesday to Friday, and beginning in November, until 7 on Thursdays. Caila likes to spend her spare time with her husband, son and two dogs in Bridgewater.

Nikki Harnish

Nikki Harnish

Nikki began with Mermaid Vision in 2014.  Nikki wears many hats here!  Sometimes you will find her in Dr. Tom Carton’s office, doing the preliminary testing or reception and sometimes you will find her in the glasses dispensary, helping people to find a frame that fits and looks great.