Our Office

MOCC Administration

The Manual Osteopathic College of Canada administration works hard to provide students with the information and resources needed to enrol into the program and feel supported throughout their education.

Janet Mwamburi, Executive Director
Janet is a Bachelor of Science Graduate from the University of Alberta: Augustana Faculty, and a massage therapy graduate from Northern Institute of Massage Therapy and Alberta College of Massage Therapy. Janet has attained training in Osteoarticular Techniques, Myofascial Remodeling, Visceral Manipulation, Low Intensity Laser Therapy, Pregnancy Massage, and Therapeutic Ball Release. She has also completed the Instructor Development Program and is certified in Basic American Sign Language. Janet became an instructor in 2012 and completed two NACC Instructor Development Programs. Janet feels very fortunate to have the opportunity to encourage manual osteopathic therapists-in-training as they pursue their dreams of helping others into health and wellness. If you asked Janet what the greatest highlight of her role is, she would say “Nothing excites me more than listening to budding practitioners talk about how their techniques effected lasting change and vastly improved their client’s quality of life. Nothing beats that!”

Jenny Dang, Admissions Officer
The Admissions Officer helps ensure students have a positive experience while enrolling and completing programs offered at MOCC. Jenny is an ACMT Massage Therapy graduate, which allows her to fully understand the program from the perspective of an RMT. Whether it involves student funding, logins for the online learning system, or enrolment inquiries, Jenny is here to assist you along your journey!

Shannon Patterson, Student Services Coordinator
The Student Services Coordinator helps students with the logistics of completing programs offered at MOCC. Shannon is excited to help MOCC students elevate their careers! Outside of work, Shannon loves volunteering and spending time with friends and family.

Heather Jamieson, Enrollment Specialist
Heather moved to Alberta 7 years ago from the east coast and has been working with ACMT/MOCC for 4 years. She is an ACMT Massage Therapy graduate, which allows her to fully understand the student experience. Outside of work, Heather enjoys baking, DIY projects, camping and spending time with her family and friends, especially her spouse and her daughter, Charlotte.

Claire MacKenzie, Marketing and Communications Manager
Claire completed her Marketing Degree at the University of Alberta, then studied Event Management through Mount Royal University. After working as an Event Coordinator, Claire decided to study Visual Design and Web Design at NAIT. Claire manages MOCC social media, marketing and communications, as well as the website. Outside of work, Claire enjoys traveling and various sports – swimming, hiking, and anything outdoors.

Anna Steen, Public Relations and Events Manager
Anna has always been passionate about living a healthy lifestyle and experiencing a mind/body/spirit connection. Before deciding to go back to school and follow her dream of becoming a Massage therapist, Anna was managing one of the biggest fitness clubs in the country and teaching group fitness glasses. Anna is an ACMT and MOCC alumnus as well as a practicing RMT and MOT. As the Public Relations and Events Manager for MOCC, she travels around Alberta working with MOCC students at trade shows and hosts Open Houses at the different campuses. Read all about Anna’s inspiring story.

Blaine Skleryk
Blaine Skleryk, BSc, MSc, RMT, COTTI, DMO, CCSE
Auditor/Subject Matter Expert

Blaine is co-founder of LaserHealth® Solutions and lives in Calgary where he has worked in his busy practice since 2004 treating a variety of chronic and acute soft tissue and joint conditions.  Using a manual osteopathic approach Blaine has helped his clients find relief from chronic somatic dysfunction through a uniquely integrated approach, working to restore balance within many systems of the body.
Blaine is a Manual Osteopathic Therapist, a Registered Massage Therapist, an Onsen® Techniques Instructor, and a Certified Clinical Somatics Educator.  Blaine holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology (University of Waterloo,1982), and a Masters of Science in Biomechanics and Biomedical Sciences (University of Alberta, 1985). Prior to commencing his clinical practice, Blaine worked in gait assessment research at the University of Waterloo and the Human Performance Laboratory of the University of Calgary.
Blaine enjoys teaching the complicated subject matter of osteoarticular techniques in a simple and understandable way.

Dwayne Manary
Dwayne Manary, DC, DMO
Auditor/Subject Matter Expert

Dwayne is a practicing Manual Osteopathic Therapist. He loves manual osteopathic therapy because of the whole body fluid movement approach to form and function. His personal philosophy is “Movement Is Life” and his professional purpose is to help clients to do more of what they love to do.
After spending five years at chiropractic college in Dallas, Texas, Dwayne and his wife moved to Melbourne, Australia, where he practiced for ten years. Dwayne and his wife moved back to Red Deer where they could be close to extended family through their kids’ school years.
Dwayne is a co-owner of Black Rock Therapies in Red Deer, Alberta, where he practices as a Manual Osteopathic Therapist.