Our Staff


Our team of highly qualified individuals will assist the orthodontist, Dr. James West, during your orthodontic treatment. They are a unique group of people that have gone through rigorous training to become proud members of Columbia Orthodontics. Whether it's early treatment for kids or adult orthodontics for yourself, you have come to the right place. We serve the Pilot Rock, Pendleton, Boardman & Hermiston communities with offices located in Hermiston and Pendleton. We are so excited to meet you and your family!

Our spectacular, knowledgeable staff includes:

AnnaAnna- Office Manager                                                                                            Anna was raised in Hermiston, Oregon and is Columbia Orthodontics office manager as well as an orthodontic assistant. She attended both Blue Mountain Community College and Pacific University. Outside of work she enjoys hanging out with her two dogs, Toby & Teagan. Her favorite show is Friends, which she watches routinely. Anna’s dream vacation is to travel to Paris someday.






KayceeKaycee- Scheduler                                                                                                      Kaycee is our fantastic front desk and scheduler, she is from Hermiston, Oregon and has attended both Blue Mountain Community College and Portland Community College. She loves coffee, and also reading and photography. Once a year she watches Gone with the Wind, while her favorite book is The Catcher in the Rye. She would like to meet Mikey Mouse at Disneyworld one day.





TinaTina– Orthodontic Assistant / Clinic Coordinator                                                Tina started working for Dr. Turner and has transitioned to Columbia Orthodontics, over the years she has maintained excellent orthodontic and assistant skills. Tina is from Umatilla, Oregon but now enjoys watching her son play sports in Kennewick, Washington where they live. They have two dogs a Bulldog and a Boxer. Her favorite drink is a Chai tea with coffee- delicious!

TamiTami – Orthodontic Assistant                                                                                  Tami is from both Bend, Oregon and Pendleton, Oregon. She has been with Columbia Orthodontics for many years, which first began with Dr. Turner and now she is a vital assistant to the office. Some of Tami’s hobbies are biking, hiking and yoga. She also enjoys spending time with her two little ones, while having an iced Americano. Two of her favorite movies are The Notebook and The Accountant. 

Daisy Daisy – Orthodontic Assistant                                                                              Daisy was born and raised in the lovely city of Hermiston, Oregon. Daisy graduated from Blue Mountain Community College in 2011 with her Dental Assistant Certificate. She has two children, a boy and a girl, in the summer’s she likes to play volleyball, while in the winter she crochets. Daisy also enjoys comedies and thriller movies. Columbia Orthodontics is happy to have Daisy as an amazing orthodontic assistant.






Erika Erika – Orthodontic Assistant                                                                               Erica is a joy to have in our office, she is from Echo, Oregon and some of her hobbies include horseback riding, camping, fishing and four wheeling. Erica has 3 dogs, 1 cat, 1 horse, 1 donkey, many chickens and ducks as well as 3 goats! When she is not caring for our patients or her family & pets she likes watching the Legally Blonde movies.





Gaby Gaby – Orthodontic Assistant                                                                                Gaby is an awesome orthodontic assistant, she has been with the practice for 2 years and attended Charter College for Dental Assisting. On her free time she enjoys reading and taking walks with her two children. Gaby’s dream vacation would be going to Peter Island in the Virgin Islands while having her white chocolate mocha.