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Staff Members

Meet the helpful and talented staff of Vision Specialists of Council Bluffs

Katie Walz, Office Manager

As our office manager, Katie oversees staff, handles billing, and coordinates the clinic and optical departments. She has a Master’s Degree in Nutrition Science, and spent seven years as a Licensed Registered Dietitian developing health and wellness programs at Bryan Health LifePointe in Lincoln, NE before joining our office. Her leadership experience has been invaluable to our practice as we continue to grow.

Katie is married and has three daughters, Ainsley, Everly, and Linden. They make their home in Louisville, NE and enjoy spending time outdoors, being active, and cooking.

Christine Watt, ABOC Optician

Christine joined Vision Specialists of Council Bluffs in May 2013, bringing over 20 years of optical knowledge. She has completed certifications to be recognized by the American Board of Opticianry. Christine is also a past president of the Nebraska Society of Dispensing Opticians. She is our go-to person for all things optical related!

Christine is a member of St. Patrick’s Church and has many hobbies including: spending time with family and friends, watching Husker sporting events, collecting miniature dollhouses, enjoying the great outdoors, and attending movies and concerts.

Terri Steyer, Optician

Terri is a Fremont, NE native, moving to Omaha in 1988. She joined Vision Specialists in February 2014 after spending 14 years at Hallmark, and also has prior experience as an optician. She brings excellent customer service and patient care to our practice, and makes sure you find the perfect (and stylish!) pair of glasses.

Terri has been married to her husband John for 39 years. They have four children and three granddaughters. She enjoys watching her youngest son play college baseball and spending time with her granddaughters.