Our Team

Our Team

Lindy Lovett
Executive Director of Operations

Lindy is responsible for all operational, financial and administrative affairs of the Victoria campus including the day to day operations of the student Public Intern Clinic.  Additional responsibilities include marketing and promotion for the WCCMT Victoria campus and she also plays a central role in admissions. Lindy has over 35 years of experience working with small businesses and has been with WCCMT since August 1999.

Nicole Freesman, RMT
Campus Director & Curriculum Coordinator

Nicole moved to Victoria from Southern Alberta in 2000 to pursue her education in Massage Therapy at WCCMT.  Since her graduation in 2003 Nicole has built a successful practice maintaining a special interest in treating pregnant women.  Complimenting her dedication to healthy lifestyle which includes meditation and running Nicole is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science through TRU.

Fran Blake, B.A., RMT
Assistant Co-Campus Director

Fran graduated from our sister college, CCMH in Ontario and has been practicing since 1999.  Fran moved to Victoria in 2004 to complete the 3000 hour program and started working with WCCMT in 2005.    Fran has been practicing in Victoria since 2010 and finds that working in her own private practice, as well as at the college, she is able to strike a balance between the physical and mental aspect of working in this field.

Michelle Relf, BSc., RMT
Assistant Co-Campus Director

Michelle is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) who graduated from the Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy and has been practicing since 1998. She maintains a successful clinical practice in Victoria, B.C. Michelle completed a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Victoria in December 2015.

She has previously instructed at WCCMT and was also involved in administration. She is excited to return as the Assistant Campus Director at WCCMT.

Alice Yaghi
Administrative Assistant

Alice moved to Victoria from northwest Montana and joined the staff at WCCMT in the fall of 2008.  Alice earned her B.A. in English and Religious Studies at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA and her M.F.A. in Creative Writing at the University of Idaho.  Alice enjoys supporting students as they pursue their higher education and fulfill their dreams.

Samantha Maegaard
Executive Assistant

Samantha graduated from WCCMT’s Spa Practitioner program in August 2010 and joined the staff at WCCMT in the fall of that year doing Clinic Reception.  In July 2016 Sam took on the role as Executive Assistant and plays a central role in Admissions.  Sam enjoys assisting students in their daily school activities as well as enjoying her responsibilities in managing our busy public intern clinic.

Donna Legris
Clinic Reception

Donna WCCMT in December 2017 doing Clinic Reception and brings her customer service skills from the retail and hospitality industry.

WCCMT Victoria Instructional Faculty


Tanya AltonR.M.T.
Christina BaptistaR.M.T.
Sarah BlackR.M.T.
Chris BockR.M.T.
Renanta BrandesR.M.T
Lindsay CampaR.M.T
Rosemarie CaulderR.C.C.
Maegan ChaseR.M.T.
Darcie ColesR.M.T.
Jaime deMeloN.D.
Emily deMontignyR.M.T.
Shannon DodsonBS.C., D.C.
Kristy EleskoR.M.T.
Alana ErkelensR.M.T.
Joey FisherR.M.T.
Matthew FleetR.M.T.
Christopher FraryR.M.T.
David GarbuttR.M.T.
Caroline GeofroyR.M.T.
Laura HaleR.M.T.
Tyler HersakBS.C., D.C.
Catherine KuipersBSc., M OST (UK)
Catrin JonesR.M.T.
Harry KaariR.M.T.
Caroline KraheR.M.T.
Lysanne LavigneR.M.T
Airlie LongpreR.M.T
Sam LowBHSc., R.M.T.
Andrea MarshallR.M.T.
Kelsey MatichukR.M.T
Amie McCollR.M.T.
Richard McIlmoyleBS.C., D.C.
Vanora MillarR.M.T
Lexi MooreR.M.T
Lorna NicholsonR.M.T.
Kathy PantalonR.M.T.
Blaire PardeeR.M.T.
Michelle PayneN.D.
Sean PayneBS.C., D.C.
Upma RaiR.M.T.
Allison RodayBS.C., A.T.
Steve RolandR.M.T.
Alison SadlerR.M.T.
Elora SelbyBSc., R.M.T.
Paul StephenR.M.T.
Judi TrostR.M.T.
Eric VanderwekkenR.M.T.
Jennifer WillsonR.M.T.

The Latest News
& Articles

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The Benefits of Massage Therapy

The Benefits of Massage Therapy

You don’t need to be an elite athlete to benefit from Massage Therapy. From achy backs to depression, the practice is an effective treatment for people suffering from a number of everyday conditions. These are some of the many different people seek out the services of Registered Massage Therapists: Office […]

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Study Tips!

Study Tips!

Studying can be difficult and, unfortunately, there is no one magic solution to help you ace that final exam. However, there are many studying tips and tricks that can help you study smarter, work more efficiently, and retain more information. Here are some of our favourites. 1. Take good notes! […]

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