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Ralph Erickson Educational Foundation

Sponsors

Visionary

Ralph was truly a visionary in the dive industry. His vision for PADI revolutionized the dive industry and brought about many of the same practices that we still use in diving today. REEF's visionaries truly believe in the Ralph Erickson Educational Foundation.  Their continued support helps us provide instructor courses to economically challenged local islanders who end up changing the world. The following families and organizations have donated $3,000 and up.

PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors)

The Carlson Family

Windy City Poker 

Bert and Maria Ericcson

Innovator

Ralph brought innovation to the dive industry with fresh perspectives and a realized need for change. REEF's innovators have made a substantial contribution to Ralph Erickson Educational Foundations goals. Their continued support helps us provide instructor courses to economically challenged local islanders who end up changing the world.The following families and organizations have donated $1,000 and up.

Steve Vecenccia

Pioneer

Ralph is considered one of the pioneers of the dive industry. His belief in training divers to the highest educational standard led diving to become safer and more accessible to the public. He truly believed that PADI would be the way the world learned to dive. REEF's pioneers have helped keep Ralph's dream alive. Their continued support helps us provide instructor courses to economically challenged local islanders who end up changing the world.The following families and organizations have donated $500 and up.

Ron Steven – Rogest

Joe Saienni

Al Hornsby

Jill Heinerth

Lynn Funkhouser

Annie Crawley

Scott Reimer