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.
Benay Eagan, Lead Dental Assistant
Benay initially joined the practice in 2012 and, after taking time away to have a baby and spend some quality time with him, she returned to work as a dental assistant towards the end of 2017. Benay has many years of experience in the Dental world. She brings so much joy to everyone who knows her and makes it her goal to ensure that each patient feels comfortable in the dental office. Benay enjoys spending time with her family and her dog, harvesting wild foods, farming, winter sports and traveling.
Hanna Crow, 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.