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, Educational Director
Janet has a Bachelor of Science Graduate from the University of Alberta: Augustana Faculty, a massage therapy graduate of Northern Institute of Massage Therapy and Alberta College of Massage Therapy, Calgary, Alberta. 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, Student Advisor
The Student Services Coordinator helps ensure students have a positive experience while completing program offered at MOCC. Whether it involves student funding, logins for the online learning system, MOCC email…Student Services is here to assist you along your journey.

Heather Jamieson, Student Enrolment Advisor
The Student Enrolment Department supports students for the 2 MOCC campuses, from initial inquiries about our programs and massage therapy as a career to ensuring that all potential student questions are answered effectively.

Claire MacKenzie, Marketing and Communications Manager
Claire grew up in Calgary but moved to Edmonton to complete her Marketing Degree at the University of Alberta. Claire then studied Event Management through Mount Royal University and worked as an Event Coordinator before deciding to study Visual Design at NAIT. Claire manages MOCC social media, marketing and communications. Outside of work, Claire enjoys traveling and various sports – swimming, hiking, and anything outdoors.

Anna Steen, Special Events and PR 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 alumni, alongside her current role at the college she is a practicing RMT in downtown Edmonton and teaches group fitness classes. As the Special Events and PR 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.