Meet Our Team




Over 35 years in the business Donna has seen many changes. A hairstylist by trade and a background in Aromatherapy has set the tone for developing a top-notch Salon & Spa. Most of her day is taken up in the management of SPA RIVIER. Donna has a passion for business and continually striving to bring fresh ideas from around the continent back home to Quesnel.

Donna believes in Quesnel and is actively involved in several community organizations. She has been continually amazed at the amount of support for her business from the people of Quesnel. She has been honoured with the Chamber of Commerce “Business Person of the Year” twice and the Northern B.C. Women’s “Entrepreneurial Growth Award”. Donna is proud of the entire team and was delighted to accept on behalf of them the “Retailer of the Year” award in 2009 from the Chamber of Commerce. Her goal is to show SPA RIVIER’s clients how much she appreciates their loyalty and support.




Owner & Spa Technician

Deanna is a certified Micha Eyelash, Micha Lash Glaze, Micha Micro Blading Technician and Educator. As well Deanna is a Cosmetic Tattoo Artist and Laser Hair Removal & Skin Rejuvenation technician.

She offers many other services as well, including waxing, tinting, lash lifting, nails and is always working on adding new services to her menu.

Deanna proudly became co-owner with her mother of SPA RIVIER in 2015 and has completed her Spa Management training in Toronto.

With her extensive training and knowledge in cosmetics and skincare along with her years of experience she excels in product recommendations and customer service. She is continuously striving to ensure you have an excellent spa/salon experience at SPA RIVIER.




With a background in Aromatherapy and extensive training in Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetic and Eminence Organic skincare, Kristina is delighted to have attended classes with Hungarian Herbalist & Master Trainer of European esthetics & massage Boldijarre Koronczay. Kristina has enjoyed attending many trade shows and has trained in Toronto, Vancouver, and New York City. Kristina has been an esthetician for over 20 years and has had extensive advanced training.

Kristina has worked at SPA RIVIER her entire career. In her early years she was an educator for Repêchage skincare and Too Much Fun nail art & airbrushing. Her passion is at the nail bar and she excels at Nail Extensions and Nail Art, It’s all about the nails for Kristina and she is happy to have a loyal following and recommends pre-booking your nail services; Kristina is a buyer for the boutique and also enjoys traveling to buying shows a couple times a year with her mother.

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Spa Technician

Megan has been a part of the team for over 2 years and offers an extended menu of quality services.
Megan is a certified Micha Lash technician and has her laser hair removal and skin rejuvenation certification Megan is now facial peel certified. She offers many other services, including waxing, tinting, lashes lifts, manicures, pedicures & facials.
Megan’s passion is skincare and foot care; she’s committed to advancing her education.

She aspires to meet your needs and solve your concerns. Megan thrives on your satisfaction so that you can skip away, happy and healthy!

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Amber says, “If your hair looks good, you can deal with anything.” She’s been in the industry for over 15 years, and I still love it. I specialize in hair colour and styling, and I enjoy every aspect of the industry. I would love to sit and discuss what changes you want to make.

Amber is available:

  • Mondays and Fridays from 9 to5
  • Thursdays 12 till 8PM
  • Saturdays 9–5

Amber is very passionate and enjoys helping people look and feel their best. She is a master colourist and has had extensive training with Redken, Wella, Sebastian, Nioxin and Babe Extensions.

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Colleen’s promise is to make her guests feel comfortable & relaxed while giving them a true spa pampering experience. You can trust her knowledge, education and attention to detail, that will allow you to have an outstanding experience . Colleen comes to us with 20 years experience as a Registered Massage Therapist & an Esthetician  in Alberta, and is committed to providing the right massage service for each individual person.  She will be available for massage and other services Thursdays, Friday’s and every other Saturday. 




With over 30 years of experience, Thea enjoys all aspects of the trade and excels in hair cutting and styling. She is more than capable of giving you a complete look that you want. Thea is committed to our professional Redken & Wella Colour and has completed her Masters Of Colour, Law of Colour & Color Correction Training, and completes our seasonal training twice each year. She has also completed many advanced classes in all aspects of cutting, colouring, Diva Curl Cuts and product knowledge and most recently completed the Inspiring Champions Champ Camp! Truly a professional, Thea looks forward to upgrading her guest’s styles, while still keeping them in their comfort zone.

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