Meet the Thunder Bay Team

Frank Stella - Registered Respiratory Therapist
Frank Stella
Registered Respiratory Therapist

Frank Stella is a Registered Respiratory Therapist in Thunder Bay.

He attended Southern Alberta Institute of technology and graduated in 1989. Following 2yrs of practice in Calgary General he moved to Dubai where he went on to become Chief of Cardiopulmonary Services. After 15yrs at Tawam Hospital Mr. Stella joined General Electric healthcare as Clinical Sales Specialist for Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe. Frank returned to Thunder Bay in 2012 where he spent some time working at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Medigas, and Glaxo Smith Kline before returning to General Electric as an Application Specialist for Respiratory. Frank currently resides in Thunder Bay and is an avid outdoor enthusiast who can usually be found hiking and mountain biking with his dog Rockie.

Tara Prosser, Registered Respiratory Therapist
Tara Prosser
Registered Respiratory Therapist

Tara graduated as a Registered Respiratory Therapist from New Brunswick Community College in 1996.

Tara continued on to complete her Bachelor of Health Science degree from the University of New Brunswick in 1999. She brings over 20 years of experience in a variety of fields including acute care, home oxygen, CPAP therapy, and business development. She is dedicated to putting the needs of her clients first to ensure their safety and comfort while on therapy. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys at their trailer, enjoying both summer and winter activities.

Rachelle Wood - Registered Nurse
Rachelle Wood
Registered Nurse

Rachelle graduated from Confederation College’s Registered Nurse program in 2001 and has been practicing nursing for over 16 yrs.

She has gained experience in a variety of areas of nursing but has a passion for community nursing which she has been providing since 2013. Rachelle believes in building long lasting, trusting relationships with all her clients and the paramount importance of providing ongoing support. In her spare time, Rachelle is busy raising her 3 children with her husband and loves spending her summers outdoors with family and friends camping, fishing and Kayaking.

Steve Lavery - Manager
Steve Lavery

Steve attended Lakehead University in the Honours Bachelor of Science Chemistry program.

He has worked in the home health care field in Northwestern Ontario for the past 18 years with a background in client care, operations, logistics and project management. He has worked diligently with organizations and agencies, who help people overcome any obstacle to accomplish their goals. He appreciates contributing to the success of others and brings that passion to everything he does be it volunteer work, organizational projects or personal life. In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors, local sports teams and connecting with people throughout the region.

Northern Respiratory

North Bay, ON

60 Champlain St #102,
North Bay, ON P1B 7M4

Call or Text: 705-995-2686

Mon- Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am-4pm
Evenings and Saturdays by appointment

Thunder Bay, ON

705 Red River Rd Unit 2,
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 1J3

Call or Text: 807-699-5064

Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm
Evenings and Weekends by Appointment