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Membership, Credentials, & Research

The Membership team deals directly with NHPC members on a day-to-day basis. They are responsible for approving new memberships, processing renewals, and administering the Continued Competency Program (CCP) and Competency Equivalency Exam (CEE).

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 - Records Management Specialist
Amelia Miron - Member Relations Coordinator
Maryne Hachey - Membership & Credentials Coordinator

Trushna Trushna Kassan
Membership, Credentials, & Research Manager

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

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Paul Paul Donovan
Insurance Relations Coordinator

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.

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Bio Image Placeholder Ying Yang
Records Management Specialist

Ying has been working with the NHPC since October 2012, when she started as an administrative assistant. In August 2013, she moved into her current position as Records Management Specialist.

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.

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Amelia MironAmelia Miron
Member Relations Coordinator

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).

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Bio Image PlaceholderMaryne Hachey
Membership & Credentials Coordinator

Maryne Hachey started in early 2014 as the Credentials and Membership Coordinator. Outside of the NHPC, Maryne is the proud single mother of two grown boys, who share her enthusiasm for health and wellness. Maryne is also a third generation psychic medium and intuitive healer and is listed on the Best Psychic Mediums Directory.

Maryne has a background in personal training, nutrition and wellness. Maryne is a certified Nutrition and Wellness Specialist, a Personal Trainer through Georgian College, a member of the Canadian Fitness Professionals, and has trained with The International Association for Resistance Trainers.

Maryne learned at a young age the importance of alternative healing and the positive impact it can have long term after nearly losing her life in a motor vehicle accident. Maryne is passionate about sharing her life experience and wisdom with the hopes of inspiring others to view life with a sense of peace and gratitude.

Maryne is also a published author, and can be found in The Healing Journal and best selling author Doreen Virtue’s books, Saved by an Angel, and Archangels 101. Maryne is also currently waiting for her first children’s book publication to be released.

Reiki is her favorite modality because she believes energy is one of the most powerful and transformative tools everyone can tap into. Growing up, even though Saturday was a chore day, Maryne looked forward to it because it was followed by homemade pizza. In school, she loved hearing her teacher read from Judy Bloom!

Today, Maryne loves catching up on the “L Word” on Netflix and she must have kale, broccoli and cauliflower in fridge at all times!


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