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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Vision Source the leading provider of vision care products and services in Minot.

Dr. Bob Nyre

Dr. Bob Nyre has been in practice in Minot since 1981.  Dr. Nyre graduated from the University of North Dakota and Summa Cum Laude from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago. He is a past-president of the North Central Regional Conference and the North Dakota Optometric Association.Currently, Dr. Nyre is serving the American Optometric Association as a member of the supervisory board of directors of the new American Board of Optometry.

Dr. Bob Nyre is a retired member of the North Dakota Army National Guard where he served as the Commander of the Medical Department and held the rank of Colonel. He is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom where he served as the Chief of Optometry at the Balad Air Force Base from November of 2006 until April of 2007. He retired from the Army with 30 years of commissioned service in September of 2007.

Dr. Nyre is married to Gloria and they have two children. Laura works for the University of Minnesota as an administrator. She and her husband, Peter have two girls, Carlena Jean and Josephine Kay.  Their son, Jon, also resides and works in Minneapolis.  He and his wife Tanya have two daughters, Avery Lynn and Stella Rose.

Dr. Nyre’s optometric practice is a general practice including all aspects of optometric care.  He has a special interest in eye health and contact lens care.

 Dr. Josh Meske

Dr. Josh was born in Dickinson, ND and grew up in Bismarck, ND where he later graduated with his Associates in Science from Bismarck State College.  In 2010, he received his Bachelors in Science from North Dakota State University.   He then furthered his education at Arizona College of Optometry where he was a member of a private practice club, Envision, and graduated with his Doctorate of Optometry in 2017.

He has participated in a variety of optometric acts of service including trips to Haiti and Tijuana, and homeless screenings while attending school in Arizona.

Dr. Josh recently moved to Minot and joined our Vision Source team.  He enjoys providing a variety of contact lens fittings for our patients.


Bob is our office optician. Bob came to us over thirty years ago with experience in the agriculture and construction fields.  He has worked exclusively in the optical field and has amassed a great deal of valuable experience. Problem solving is his most valuable skill. Bob assists Dr. Nyre and Dr. Meske with trial framing of prescriptions to ensure the accuracy and functionality of your new prescription. He has experience with all types of ophthalmic lenses and lens treatments.


Pam functions as the administrative assistant, insurance expert, and special projects liason. Pam has over thirty years of experience at our clinic and can be counted on to be the expert in the insurance field. Pam is enjoying  retirement by traveling and spending time with her grandchildren; however, you can still find her at our office from time to time.


Gloria has been with Vision Source for over thirty years. She is our office bookkeeper, staff manager, and is married to Dr. Nyre. Before starting work at Vision Source, Gloria worked as an RN at Trinity Hospital in the NICU. Gloria enjoys exercising and reading in her spare time. She makes frequent trips to Minneapolis to visit her children and their families.


Tressa is our business administrator.  She has eight years experience working in office settings. Tressa lives in  Minot with her three children and a dog named Tulip.   In her free time she enjoys being outdoors and having relaxing movie nights with her kids.  She also enjoys reading, baking, and creating all the latest Pinterest projects and recipes.


Jen is one of our optometric technicians. She has been with Vision Source for over 4 years and has 10 years of optical experience.  She has three dogs, Louis, Daisy, and Milo, and a wonderful boyfriend named Guy.  When not working, Jen enjoys spending time with family and friends, supporting local music events, and traveling with Guy.


Paula is our other optometric technician.  She brings her smiling personality and positive attitude to our Vision Source family. Paula was born and raised here in Minot. She has two wonderful daughters, Olivia and Jaeley.  She has been married to her husband Jason for four years.  In her spare time, she and Jason like to travel and see different baseball stadiums and various sporting events. Paula also enjoys spending  time with her extended family in North Dakota and Wisconsin.   


Heather is our office receptionist and social media coordinator.  She has over 10 years of customer service experience.  Heather was born and raised in Dickinson and moved to Minot after meeting her husband, Dan, six years ago, and were married in the fall of 2015.  In her free time she enjoys reading, watching hockey games, trying new recipes, and traveling with her husband.


Deanna has become the newest member of the Vision Source team as one of our opticians. She grew up not far from Minot on a farm where she enjoys spending time outdoors with her son and beagle while tending to the family livestock. In her free time, Deanna loves being with friends and family and watching television, especially reality shows.