Steven Boychyn, CD
National Program Coordinator
Steven Boychyn was born and raised in Oshawa, where he attended R.S. McLaughlin Collegiate and Vocational Institute.
In 1993 he started Engineering at the Royal Military College in the Reserve Entry Training Plan and joined the Corp of Engineers. In 1997 he completed a B.Engr. in Electrical Engineering. He completed training as a Military Engineer in 1995 and has spent 24 years in the Reserve Force with 2nd Field Engineer Regiment (now 32 Combat Engineer Regiment).
Upon receiving his Degree Steven started with Celestica Inc, an electronics manufacturer. He has held a number of positions at Celestica in supply chain management, including Global Manager Supply Chain Environmental Engineering and has worked with plant general management and operational staff in the Americas, Europe, Eastern Europe, and South East Asia. In 2010 Steven transitioned through various industries including Construction, Military Recruiting, and Contract Furniture Manufacturing where he held senior engineering roles. Steven most recently transitioned to National Program Coordinator with Wounded Warriors Canada.
At 32 Combat Engineer Regiment, LCol Boychyn has held staff positions such as Adjutant, Operations Officers, Recruiting officers; has commanded 47 Field Squadron and 2 Field Engineer Squadron and been the Deputy Commanding Officer of the Regiment. He has taken part in various summer concentrations, MAPPLE GUARDIAN 2011 in Wainright AB, Exercises and commanded the Domestic Response Troop in 1998 and 1999 in Toronto ON, as well as participating in the northern response exercises such as Trillium Response. LCol Boychyn deployed on OP KOBOLD from Nov 2013 to May 2014 with NATO’s Kosovo Force (KFOR) as the Deputy Chief of Staff for the Joint Logistic Support Group. While serving on the NATO tour he was awarded a letter of commendation by Commander KFOR Major General FARINA for his exceptional performance of duty. He has been awarded the NATO Non Article 5, Canadian Peace Service Medal, Queens Diamond Jubilee and Canadian Decoration. He was promoted to his present rank in September, 2016.
Steven Boychyn married Marie-Caroline Wintenberger in 2005 and they live in Whitby Ontario with their son Alexandre and daughter Maïlys. He enjoys skiing, running, marksmanship, woodworking and sailing.