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.

Who We Are

We understand choosing a hearing care provider is a big decision. At Beltone, our number one priority is delivering exceptional patient care. Our staff combines years of expertise in hearing healthcare, and is well-trained on a variety of services ranging from evaluations to treatment.

We believe great care includes establishing great relationships with our patients. Treating hearing loss is an ongoing process that requires regular follow-ups, maintenance and cleanings to keep you hearing your best. Our staff is here to support you not only during your initial visit but throughout your entire journey to better hearing.

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Our Providers

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Jeff Germain, RHIP

Registered Hearing Instrument Practitioner

Jeff began his working career as a musician. He is a founding member of Columbia Recording artists the “Queen City Kids”. He attended university and studied at the U of M in Winnipeg. He then decided to join his father’s firm in Victoria in 1991 training as hearing instrument practitioner.

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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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Landon Woodruff

Hearing Aid Practitioner

Come in and meet Landon, our Hearing Aid Practitioner. As a professional hearing practitioner who suffers from hearing loss and wears hearing aids he truly understands many of the challenges faced by those with hearing loss and is happy to answer any of your questions.

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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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