Meet Our Opticians

Gina Stafford

Gina Stafford, COA, ABOC, LDO

Originally from the San Francisco Bay area, Gina Stafford moved to Alaska nine years ago to be closer to her family. She joined Mountain View in 2011 and earned her certification as an ophthalmic assistant (COA) under Dr. Katherine Johnson, and at the opening of the Mountain View Optical Shoppe in 2013 she became... Read more...
  Emily Osenga

Emily Osenga, ABOC

Emily Osenga is a certified optician with more than eighteen years of experience in frames, optics, contact lenses, retail sales and customer service. Emily started her career in the Rocky Mountains in 1996 as an optometry technician and soon began working under a Master Optician, and in 2005 she obtained... Read more...
  Larisa Brown

Larisa Brown, Apprentice

Larisa Brown, a born and raised Alaskan, resided most of her life in Valdez and relocated to Fairbanks in 2008 with her family. She attended North Pole High School and graduated in 2014, moving on to attend the University of Alaska Fairbanks the following semester to study the field of biology. At the same time, she found... Read more...