Professional Staff



completed her dental hygiene training at Normandale Community College, which included training in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. While at college, she worked in the dental clinic, served as a class officer, and earned the Normandale Presidential Scholarship, and Normandale Dental Hygiene Faculty and Alumni Scholarship. She joined Chanhassen Family Dentistry in 2014 and looks forward to getting to know the patients. She spends her time outside of work with her husband and three children.


completed her dental hygiene training at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. She has furthered her education completing classes in nitrous oxide and local anesthesia. She has been with Chanhassen Family Dentistry since 1995. Darlene enjoys the wonderful relationships she has established with her patients over the years. Her hobbies include gardening, going to her cabin and spending time with her family.


Megan has been part of the dental community since 2018 starting as a lab/Sterile technician and then completing her schooling at Dakota County Technical to become a LDA/CDA. She is employed with us as a Chairside assistant and treatment coordinator. She enjoys being able to educate each patient and have them feel more confident about their oral health. She enjoys running, fishing and spending time with family and her kitty Miss Faye.


Pat has been in dentistry for many years working in large and small private practices and hospitals. She also spent several years teaching dental hygiene. Her goal is to leave her patients happy with a healthy mouth. She is devoted to her family and her music.


Angie has worked with Dr. Leonard since 2002. She enjoys helping the office run smoothly and assisting patients. She enjoys spending time with her family.


Mackenzie completed her dental hygiene training at Normandale Community College. Prior to Normandale, she attained her bachelor’s degree at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. She double majored in criminal justice and psychology while playing Division 1 volleyball for 4/12 years. She enjoys one on one time with patients and is passionate about educating and advocating for patient health and wellness. Outside of work, she spends her time with family and outside walking fishing and gardening.


Tracy has worked at Chanhassen Family since 2004. She helps the office run orderly and efficiently. She enjoys shopping, Bowling and spending time with family.


Cerisa earned her degree in Dental Assisting from Dakota County Technical College in 2011. She interned at Chanhassen Family Dentistry during the summer of 2012 and began working full time here in January 2013. Cerisa loves delivering quality care to our patients. She also loves spending time with her Corgi Winston and her husband.