Our Staff

All of our technicians are members of AOA (American Optometric Association) and we have paraoptometrics on staff, which are assistants or technicians that work under the optometrist. To keep up with the latest optometric education, we have in-house training. Additionally, we attend state or national meetings to maintain our certifications.

Dr. N. Scott Ferguson

Dr. N. Scott Ferguson

President

Dr. Ferguson has served as president of the Maine Optometric Association and the Maine Optometric Association Glaucoma Committee has recognized him for his work. The doctor has also served on the Maine State Board of Optometry for 10 years. Additionally, Dr. Ferguson is an Army veteran and served eight years as an Army optometrist.

Mary Dunn, CPOT

Mary Dunn, CPOT

Office Manager

Mary has served as the office manager at Dr. N. Scott Ferguson’s Optometric practice in Fryeburg for over 20 years. She has also served on the boards of the Maine Paraoptometric Association and the New England Council of Optometrists, Paraoptometric Section.

She is the past recipient of the Paraoptometric of the Year Award for Maine, New England and American Optometric Association Paraoptometric Associations.

Education in the field of paraoptometry is her passion. She has been Chair of Education on both the Regional and National level. Putting together comprehensive programs to teach Paraoptometrics in Practices in Maine and the United States.

Brittany Sawyer, CPO

Brittany Sawyer, CPO

Our Newest Member

Brittany is the newest member of our Optometric family. She began her Paraoptometric journey with us in July of 2010 when she applied for our Internship. She quickly became indispensable, learning every aspect of the Practice. She obtained her Certification, CPO, in 2011 and is now studying for her next level of training as a Certified Paraoptometric Assistant, CPOA. She currently volunteer’s her time with the CPC for review of educational credit. Along with the Maine Paraoptometric Association, Inc, as there Secretary/Treasurer.

Kathy Harju, CPO

Kathy Harju, CPO

Receptionist

Kathy is our receptionist and has been with us since August of 2005. She passed her Certification requirements in 2006. She must attain 18 hours of continuing education every three years to keep her CPO title. She is the smiling face when you come into the office or call us.

Her passoin is her small sheep farm in Chatham, NH. She’s willing to talk to anyone about her animals.