We are proud to employ dedicated people who share a commitment to holistic health care. Our team is knowledgeable and accomplished, with extensive experience in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors.


Our Chief Executive Officer (CEO) oversees all NHPC operations and reports to the Board of Directors.

Also acting as Registrar, they provide leadership on the Register of Members, including eligibility and application, membership requirements, and membership termination.

Tendai Nzuma
Chief Executive Officer and Registrar

Membership and Credentials

Our Membership team is the first point of contact for most NHPC members. They ensure applicants meet NHPC standards, support current members, and build relationships with schools to support program credentialing.

Aaron Yee
Membership and Credentials Manager

Debi Campbell
Member Relations Coordinator

Susan Gauthier
Administrative Assistant

Kendra Jacobs
Member Relations Coordinator

Courtney Dakin
Member Relations Coordinator

Roberta Brosseau
Credentials and Practice Management Coordinator

Education and Events

Our Education and Events team supports members' continued competency by delivering high-quality continuing education. They engage members and the public through events like our Annual National Conference, webinars, and partnered workshops. Members also have exclusive access to Connections Cafes events and online learning modules.

Ibukun Adewusi
Education and Events Manager

Kristin Baldwin
Education and Events Coordinator

Practice Management

Our Practice Management team provides one-on-one assistance to members, industry, and the public.

They help members navigate their holistic health practice, from day-to-day activities to "the things they don't teach you in school." They also clarify NHPC standards and requirements for both members and non-members.

Candace Pichonsky
Practice Competency Manager

Roberta Brosseau
Credentials and Practice Management Coordinator

Government Relations

Our Government Relations Director monitors the activity of all provincial and territorial health departments. They are the voice of NHPC members advocating to the government.

Kathy Watson
Government Relations Director

Industry Relations

The Industry Relations team works with insurance companies across Canada to represent NHPC members. They advocate for members to ensure they are recognized for their competencies as holistic health care professionals.

Paul Donovan
Industry Relations Manager

Brian Jordan
Industry Relations Coordinator

Complaints Resolution

Our Complaints Resolution Director investigates concerns and complaints about member conduct that may be considered unprofessional as defined in the NHPC Bylaws.

Anna Agnieszka
Public Complaints Director

Communications, Marketing, and Public Relations

Our Communications team responsively notifies members about changes in the holistic health industry that impact their professional practice. They also manage the NHPC brand, graphic design, media relations, publications, and all electronic communications. The team internally supports other NHPC departments with publicly presented communications.

Elaine Sutton
Communications and Marketing Manager

Noelle Goff-Kurlander
Digital Communications and Systems Advisor

Jordan LaRiviere
Marketing and Social Media Coordinator

Op Lugay
Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Finance and Administration

Our Finance and Administration team is responsible for NHPC financial and business matters. They manage office/facilities administration and carry out human resources and staff policies within the organization.

Suzanne Olsen
Finance Manager

Dylan Bagot
Human Resources and Accounts Payable Manager