Meet Our Staff

Dana Bune, Founder/Hair Designer/Nail Artist/Esthetician

Graduated in 1982 from the famous Ballard Beauty School in Seattle, Washington (famous to locals). Trained by a Vidal Sassoon educator during her school career, Dana honed her skills as a precision hair cutter. Her passion truly was and is for color, she has professionally trained with Framesi International, Wella, Sebastian, Loreal, and Keune. Also… Read More »

Janie Ogle, Spa Director

A resident of San Juan Island since 2004, our Spa Director Janie has a passion to inspire the growth of women in business. With her expertise in business management, sales and marketing, she brings many creative ideas to the spa. As part of the spa apprenticeship program, Janie has supported the business aspect to help… Read More »

Alma Pamatz, Stylist/Nails/Waxing

Originally from Michoacán in Mexico, Alma has lived on the island since 2004. Since she was 10, she has wanted to be a hair stylist. Her dream are coming true as she was chosen to be the first Spa d Bune  Apprentice in July 2015. She is learning  real industry skills from our practicing professionals…. Read More »

Sonia Sousa, Stylist/Esthetician


With big city, international, experience, Sonia specializes in color, highlights, balayage, wedding design, hair restorative treatments like Brazilian Blowout, and enjoys skin care, too. Sonia’s passion for hair styling began in her native Brazil when she picked up her mother’s scissors and began cutting her sisters and neighbor kids hair as a little girl. She… Read More »

Tara M. Martel, Esthetician/Beauty Specialist

Tara Martel’s diverse career and beauty experience bring a unique flair to Spa d Bune. Tara, a sixth-generation San Juan Islander, upon graduating from Friday Harbor High School, spent several years honing her exceptional customer service skills before obtaining specialized training at Euro Institute, located in Bellevue Washington. Upon graduation from the Euro Institute, she… Read More »

Kim Wickman, Stylist


At 50, Kim wanted to add to her already colorful resume with learning the world of hair design; she started the apprenticeship program here at Spa d bune. In 2020, Kim is now a fully licensed hair designer and accepting new clients at Spa d bune. One of her specialities is working with hair color… Read More »

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