Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Vision Source Minot 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. 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 Nov of 2006 until April of 2007. He retired from the Army with 30 years of commissioned service in September of 2007. 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. Nyre is married to Gloria Nyre 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. 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.
Bob is our office optician. Bob came to us over twenty years ago with experience in the agriculture and construction fields. For the last twenty years 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 with trial framing of prescriptions to ensure the accuracy and functionality of your new prescription. Bob has experience with all types of ophthalmic lenses and lens treatments.
Pam functions as the office manager, insurance expert, and special projects liason. Pam has over twenty five years of experience at our clinic and can be counted on to be the expert in the insurance field. Pam enjoys travel and spending time with her grandchildren.
Gloria has been with Vision Source for over 20 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 one of our office receptionists. She has eight years experience working in office settings. Tressa has lived in Minot most of her life and has 3 children.
Jen is one of our office optometric technicians. She has 8 years of optical and optometric technician experience. She helps Dr. Nyre and Dr. Linster with preliminary testing before your exam as well as with specialty testing for glaucoma and other eye disease. Jen has 2 dogs and a wonderful boyfriend named Guy.
Paula is our newest optometric technician. She brings her smiling personality and positive attitude to our 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 4 years. In her spare time, Jason and her like to travel and see different baseball stadiums plus various sporting events. Paula also enjoys spending time with her extended family in North Dakota and Wisconsin.
Heather is our newest receptionist. 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, five years ago, and were married in the fall of 2015. In her free time she enjoys reading, watching hockey games, and traveling with her husband.
Kaelyn assists Bob in optical sales and frames. She has been a military brat her entire life, but always called North Dakota home. Most recently, she moved to Minot after living in Northern California for 2 years and enjoying the warm sunshine. Kaelyn met her fiancee, Noah, in Italy and they’ve been traveling together for 5 years. Her professional interests include excellent customer service, developing and expanding her knowledge in optometry, and belonging to a reputable company where she can provide initiative and teamwork.