Blaise is originally a native of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and graduated from MAHEC Hendersonville Rural Residency Program. During his training he discovered a passion for rural healthcare and care of native communities. He is interested in providing full spectrum and holistic family care from complex chronic illness to pediatrics. In his free time, he can be found exploring nature from mountains to coast.

Andrea is originally from the Pacific Northwest, growing up just north of Seattle. After working for the government, she returned to school to pursue a career in nursing, earning her BSN from Seattle University and ultimately her (DNP) Doctorate Nurse Practitioner from the same institution. Andrea states was drawn to JFHC by its commitment to team-based healthcare and its commitment to serving this amazing community. While she enjoys working with all family practice patients, she has a special interest in caring for those who are often underserved including LGBTQIA+ and large bodied women. Outside of work, Andrea enjoys cooking and baking projects, reading science fiction and fantasy, hiking, and admiring the scenery of the Pacific Northwest. She also has a fondness for shiny objects and occasionally makes art.

Connie received her undergraduate degree from Montana State University in 1992 and her Physician Assistant degree in 1999 from Rocky Mountain College in Montana. She moved to Port Angeles in 2000 and has been working as a primary care PA ever since. She enjoys all aspects of primary care and works hard to try and put the patients’ needs first. In her spare time, she has raised 4 children, has been married to her husband Matt for 30 years and loves to hike, bike and just generally enjoy the outdoors.

Nick is a Sequim native and returns to the clinic after receiving his Physician Assistant credentials from George Washington University in Washington, DC. The Jamestown Tribal Health Department is very pleased to have our first ever Jamestown Tribal Citizen as part of our provider staff for Jamestown Family Health Clinic. Nick previously worked for JFHC in Clinical informatics and is excited to return in his new role see familiar faces of the medical staff team while having to opportunity to serve our tribal citizens and community. Nick enjoys recreational road trips across the states, backpacking the Olympic Peninsula with family and participating in the Tribal Canoe Journeys. Nick has his sights on serving his community that raised him. “I learned a lot from the Tribe and the greater Sequim community. I just want to give back. That’s my role from here on out,” he said.

Board Certified Family Physician who graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in 2005 and also holds a degree in Tropical medicine. She returns to the Pacific Northwest to be closer to family after having lived in New Orleans, Hawaii, and American Samoa. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and the great outdoors.