Crystal was born and raised in the Harbor. She attended Elma schools and was active in the community. Crystal was an Advanced First Aid and Life Support Specialist as a Junior Volunteer with Fire District 13 in Mason County. And spent time as a youth in her father and uncle’s hardware store in Elma. Crystal went to college in California at College of the Desert. She came back to her home town in 2008 to care for her elderly grandmother. She has decided this is her home and she doesn’t want to leave again.
Prior to joining our team, Crystal worked as a substitute teacher, an assistant manager at Subway, and a full time mom. Crystal’s daughter attends Elma school district. They enjoy helping out on local farms and being around friends and family.
Nika has been a part of the Shelton Dental Center team since 2006. She went to Bates Technical College for Dental Assisting and is now the Human Resources manager for both offices. Her skills are not limited to the front or back office, she also is able to to do small repairs and maintenance as needed. Nika has been the office problem solver by thinking outside the box. She is ready to help out when needed and is happy to help patients understand their dental health and procedures that may be needed.
Nika and her family live on the Key Peninsula in the Vaughn area. Nika likes to read, work in the yard, watch movies, nurture her creative side with different art projects and of course spending time laughing with her family and friends.