When you schedule your appointment with Alpha Center, you will be meeting with one of our registered nurses. 

Melissa, Nurse Manager

Melissa received her RN from Everett Community College in Washington State in 2010 and her BS in Nursing from the University of Washington in 2014. Originally from Washington State, she moved to Fort Collins with her family in pursuit of sunshine. She has 7 years of experience working in emergency nursing in WA and CO. She joined the Alpha Center team in 2017.

Leasa, Director of Patient Services

Leasa received her RN from St. Luke's College of Nursing in Iowa in 2007 and her BS in Nursing from Dordt College in Iowa in 2008. She is originally from Pella, Iowa and moved to Northern Colorado with her family after spending 7 years working in critical care as a nurse. She joined the Alpha Center team in 2015.

Amanda, Staff Nurse

A Colorado native, Amanda went to nursing school at the University of Colorado at Denver, graduating in 2012 with her BS in Nursing. Prior to that, she attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and graduated in 2009 with her bachelor's in psychology. She spent her first five years in nursing working in acute care for spinal cord injury rehabilitation at Craig Hospital. She started at Alpha Center in February 2016.

Becca, Staff Nurse

A native of Fort Collins, Becca graduated from Poudre High School and went on to graduate from the University of Northern Colorado in 2006 with her BSN.  She worked at Poudre Valley Hospital on the Women and Family Support Team working in the NICU, Women's Care Unit and Pediatrics for 3 years. Prior to that, she worked on the Telemetry Unit at PVH for 3 years. After leaving the hospital, she spent several years at home raising her two girls, and joined the Alpha Center in 2019.

Kristen, Staff Nurse

Kristen is a native of Colorado and grew up in Arvada. She received her BS in Dietetics and a minor in psychology from UNC in 2007 and then went on to graduate with a degree as an RN from FRCC in 2010. She returned to UNC and graduated with a BSN in 2015. Kristen has worked on the Women and Family Support Team at Poudre Valley Hospital, working in Labor & Delivery, NICU, Pediatrics, and Post Partum for over three years, and then specifically in Post Partum Care for an additional three years. Kristen joined the AC team in 2019.