Sue Baxter-Parsons, Hygienist
Sue has been working with Dr. Marley for over a decade. She graduated at the Lane Community College in 1995. She is extremely committed to her patients and shows great concern for their individual needs. Sue loves her career choice, and it shows. She has been immensely impressed with Dr. Marley's skill level and has enjoyed watching as he has advanced so successfully into the surgical field of dentistry. Sue moved to Alaska in 2001. She has a son who is a world champion Jiu Jitsu wrestler. She enjoys fishing trips and traveling with her adoring husband, Charlie. Her other interests are hiking, gardening, cooking, reading, and playing with her 3 dogs.
Sara Barrowcliff, Hygienist
Sara grew up in the Homer/Kachemak Bay area. As a child she had dental anxiety and decided to pursue a career in Dental Hygiene in order to help others feel comfortable in the dental environment. She graduated from St. Cloud Technical and Community College in Minnesota with an Associates of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2012. She has been practicing in Soldotna for the past 7 years.
She and her husband have been married for 12 years and they have a recent addition to the family, a beautiful baby girl named Sadie. She looks forward to sharing her love of cross country skiing, fat biking, stand up paddle boarding and all things Alaskan outdoors with Sadie as she grows.
Sara joined our Homer Dental Clinic team of providers as a Hygienist in May of 2020 and is a wonderful addition to our staff. She loves her career choice and is looking forward to helping us serve the community of Homer with excellence in dentistry.
Hanna Crow, Lead Dental Assistant
Hanna grew up in Eastern Oregon where she met and married her high school sweetheart. They moved to Idaho where they added their first baby, Jake the Boxer dog! Hanna worked as a CNA in hospital settings for 6 years prior to moving to Homer in July of 2018. She joined the Homer Dental Clinic team in September of 2018 and is a highly valued Dental Assistant. She loves living and working in the community and is happy to be able to help people reach peak dental health. Some of her hobbies include cooking, baking and taking Jake for walks on the beach, if you see them out playing say hi!
Rachael Woolever, Dental Assistant
Rachael has a BA in Psychology from Messiah College in Pennsylvania. She is new to the dental field but is following in her mother's footsteps in becoming a dental assistant. Dr. Marley and Dr. Anderson continue to impress her with their knowledge and experience in the dental field and she enjoys getting to know her patients and assisting in this field of health care. Rachael is originally from the Southern Tier of New York State and moved to Alaska in July of 2018. In her off time, she likes to walk her dog at Bishop's beach, bake, make art and enjoys good food and a great cup of espresso!
Erica Marley, Business Administrator
Erica Marley was raised in Anchorage Alaska where she graduated from A.J. Dimond High School before pursuing a college degree out of state. She graduated from Carleton College in Northfield, MN with a Bachelor of Arts in Geology. After returning to Alaska in the year 2000, Erica finished a Master’s Degree in Public Health at UAA that included specific training in Healthcare Administration. Erica has been working as the lead Business Administrator at Homer Dental Clinic since 2002. She is married to Dr. Jay Marley and they have three growing boys at home. The whole family embraces an Alaskan lifestyle and spends a lot of time fishing, hunting and at their cabin on Lake Clark. Erica also enjoys cooking, gardening, reading and exercise.
Simyra Taback, Business Administrative Assistant
Simyra is the face of our clinic, her cheerful and witty personality has made her a crucial part of our Dental Team. She has over 20 years of wisdom and knowledge in customer care, with people from all over the world. Originally born in Alberta, Canada she has dual citizenship but has been part of our Homer community for two decades. In addition to being a skilled wilderness naturalist guide, she is an avid reader of historic and international literature. We are pleased that she is a part of our Dental Family and encourage you to use her as an excellent resource for all of your dental needs/concerns and questions.
Lisa Collver, Business Administrative Assistant
Lisa joined Homer Dental Clinic in July of 2019 where she works as a Business Administrative Assistant that specializes in insurance billing and patient accounting. Lisa enjoys helping patients understand and utilize their insurance benefits. She has worked in an office setting for many years and is always ready to be of service where she can. She and her husband Lane moved to the Kenai Peninsula in February of 2019 from Arkansas where they had a small farm learning sustainability, which they hope to continue learning in the great state of Alaska. Her hobbies include raising dairy goats and other small livestock along with gardening, canning and preserving foods. She is looking forward to foraging for, harvesting and using all of the resources Alaska is famous for. Stop in and say hello to her when you are visiting the office.
Tessa Kern, Dental Assistant
Tessa was raised on a Farm & Ranch in Southwest Montana. She moved to Homer the summer of 2018, and is here to stay. She worked on her family's fifth generation farm & ranch in the summers and groomed ski runs at a private ski resort in the winters up until her move here. Tessa has loved the interaction with patients and the technical knowledge required for her job. She also enjoys her co-workers and the doctors at the dental office, it really does feel like family to her. Tessa, her fiancé Travis, and their two mini Australian Shepard dogs love to fly fish, ocean fish, snowmobile, motorcycle, and go on any adventure they can dream up!