The NHPC also credentials programs offered by educational institutions and oversees the modality standards for our 65 modalities.
Trushna Kassan - Membership, Credentials, & Research Manager
Paul Donovan - Insurance Relations Coordinator
Ying Yang - Membership & Credentials Coordinator
Amelia Miron - Member Relations Coordinator
In July of 2012, Trushna Kassan joined the NHPC in the role of Membership and Credentials Manager. Trushna works closely with the Membership team, overseeing the Credentialing process for the NHPC. Her broad range of work experience includes management, practicing law and community relations work.
She is passionate about yoga which plays an important role in keeping her busy life balanced
Paul has been working with the NHPC since December 2012, when he started as the Renewal Coordinator. In August 2013, he moved into the position of Membership & Credentials Advisor, then in March 2014 he became the NHPC Insurance Relations Coordinator.
Paul received a Bachelor of Science Degree in General Biology at the University of New Brunswick in 2008, then moved to Alberta at the end of that summer. He worked at Cameron Library, as well as the Biological Sciences and Earth and Atmospheric Sciences departments at the University of Alberta for a couple of years, and was enrolled in the Open Studies program in Atmospheric Science.
Paul enjoys running and playing tennis during the summer months. He has a passion for various genres of music, historical and current political science, but most importantly, anything weather-related.
Ying has been working with the NHPC since October 2012, when she started as an administrative assistant. In August 2013, she moved into the position as Records Management Specialist and in May 2014, she became the new Membership & Credentials Coordinator.
Ying updates members' data and organizes school files. In addition, Ying also helps Mandarin-speaking members with translation when they cannot communicate with staff fluently.
Ying studied Accounting and Strategic Measurement at Grant MacEwan University. While studying, she volunteered to help low-income people doing their tax returns at Amity House, and also worked as sale associate at Hudson’s Bay Company.
Because of her Chinese cultural background, Ying has the passion for traditional Chinese health cultivation. She has learned different health cultivations from members all over the world during her work with the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada.
Ying is interested in tea culture and likes visiting tea stores in Edmonton to collect tea wares of different cultures. Bookstores are also Ying's favorite places to spend time with friends.
Amelia joined the NHPC membership team as Renewals Coordinator in August 2013. In November 2013, she moved into the position of Customer Service & Office Coordinator, then into her current position as Member Relations Coordinator in March 2014.
An avid lover of all things pertaining to superheroes, she is currently studying Psychology at the University of Alberta with a specialization in Cognitive Studies. Amelia seeks to finish her Bachelor's Degree and continue her education in the field of Genetic Engineering hopefully to design real life spider men for the benefit of human kind and not her own amusement.
Her previous positions of employment include office administration, database management, and self-declared member of the Fantastic Four (Tentatively Fantastic Five).