Leo Sichewski Memorial Bursary

In July 2016, a valued 24-year veteran of ERAC, Leo Sichewski, passed away. Leo trained, coached and mentored many responders over the years and was well known for his patience, understanding and commitment to lifelong learning. In memory of Leo, we created the ERAC Leo Sichewski Memorial bursary fund.

This fund allows the winner(s) to access up to $2,000 annually when enrolled in an educational program in safety, emergency management or first responder training. The following may apply for the bursary:

  • ERAC responders
  • Plan Participant members
  • ERAC employees
  • family members of the above

The number of bursaries rewarded annually may vary.

The application period for 2022 is now closed.

If you have any questions about the bursary, contact bursary@erac.org.

Congratulations to our past winners!

  • 2022 - Jessica Kovatch & Loucas Ethier
  • 2021 - Not awarded
  • 2020 - Not awarded
  • 2019 - Amber Rushton
  • 2018 - Caylin Bymoen
  • 2017 - Carey Thiessen