ERAC’s vision is to be the highest quality emergency preparedness and response assistance organization in Canada. In order to recognize the efforts of outstanding ERAC responders, individuals and teams, ERAC is pleased to announce our four awards in the areas of: (1) Leadership, (2) Safety, (3) Collaboration and Teamwork and (4) Training and Learning. The awards are awarded each year, and distributed every two years at the National Training forum.

Applications have now closed. Recipients will be announced in April; a formal presentation will be made during ERAC’s National Training Forum.



  • Excellence in Leadership Award – Shaune Zeleny
  • Excellence in Safety Award – Pat Mason
  • Excellence in Teamwork and Collaboration Award – Des Hemeon
  • Excellence in Training and Learning Award – LPG – BC South Response Team; FL – GFL Saskatoon


  • Excellence in Leadership Award – Harvey Steffensen
  • Excellence in Safety Award – Mark Jasper
  • Excellence in Teamwork and Collaboration Award – John Frankruyter
  • Excellence in Training and Learning Award – LPG – Keyera; FL – QM Environmental (Stoney Creek)