Our Professional Staff

Our experienced providers are committed to a high standard of patient care and are here for you throughout every stage of your hearing journey.

All About Us

Our Mission Statement:

Through a dedicated, warm-hearted approach we strive to provide our patients with the best hearing healthcare, using the latest advanced technology and utmost professionalism and care.

Our company Motto:

We welcome each day with a Proactive Spirit, a Warm Heart and a Professional Attitude.

Our Patient Promise:

We are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest level of hearing healthcare and guiding each individual through their journey to better hearing.

Our Hearing Specialists:

We are staffed by highly skilled, compassionate hearing healthcare specialists who are dedicated to treating each patient as family.

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Our Providers

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Joanne McDonald, RHIP

Registered Hearing Instrument Practitioner

Joanne completed her B.Sc. in Biology at the University of Victoria in 2002 and the Hearing Instrument Practitioner training program from the International Hearing Society in 2007.

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Larissa Nelson, RHIP, NBC-HIS

Registered Hearing Instrument Practitioner

Larissa Nelson has been a practitioner with Beltone since 2013, working out of the Duncan and Nanaimo offices on beautiful Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Becoming a RHIP has allowed her to combine her previous education and work in Biological Science with her desire to help people with their hearing.

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Lindsay Shearer, RHIP

Registered Hearing Instrument Practitioner

I have had the privilege of working with Beltone since 2007. My favorite thing about being a Hearing Instrument Practitioner is that I get to connect with a diverse group of people everyday and provide them with the exceptional care and service they deserve.

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Roberta Lacroix, RHIP, NBC-HIS

Registered Hearing Instrument Practitioner

Roberta was born and raised in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island and is grateful to live here. She began her training as a hearing practitioner in 2010 through the International Hearing Society and has worked with Beltone ever since. She is passionate about ensuring those with a hearing loss understand it and know best how to navigate it.  

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Sam Teo, RHIP

Registered Hearing Instrument Practitioner

A graduate from Douglas College’s Hearing Instrument Program, Sam brings with him vast experience in customer service. After multiple past careers from pharmaceutical sales to financial services to real estate, Sam said he has finally found his true calling in helping people hear better to improve their quality of life.

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Harun Alas, RHAP

Registered Hearing Instrument Practitioner

Harun always wanted to do something in the health care field but didn’t know what exactly, so he enrolled in the pre-Health program in Conestoga College to get a better understanding of the field. Once he graduated from Pre-Health, he was recommended for a H.I.S program.

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Beau Getson, BC-HIS, RHAP

Board Certified Hearing Instrument Practitioner

Beau has been in the hearing health industry for 15 years, studying at Grant Macewan University.  He is a 3rd generation Hearing Aid Provider, growing up with his grandfather and father both in the Hearing Care industry before him. 

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Megan Stanley

Megan Stanley, NBC-HIS

Nationally Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences

Megan has been in the hearing industry since 2014, becoming provincially board certified in 2016 and nationally board certified in 2020. She decided to get into the hearing care profession when she realized she was unfulfilled in her previous retail management positions.  After shadowing her Doctor of Audiology cousin for a few days, she saw the difference she was making in people’s lives, and realized that this would be a very rewarding career and a great fit.

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Shivpreet Baidwan

Shivpreet Baidwan, RHIP, NBC-HIS


Shivpreet Baidwan was born and raised in India and moved to Ottawa, Canada in 2004. She completed her B.Sc. in Audiology and Speech Therapy at Post graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh in India in 1998 and Hearing Instrument Practitioner program from Grant MacEwan university of Edmonton in 2008. She has been in the hearing health industry for about 21 years.

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Brian Sharron

Brian Sharron, RHIP

Brian Sharron, RHIP

Brian’s background as a professional musician, combined with a keen interest in the science of sound led him to become a Registered Hearing Aid Practitioner in 2012. Recognizing the impact of hearing loss on individuals and their families, he readily meets his clients with the skills and intuition needed for proper hearing aid selection and counselling.

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