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Council Team

The Manitoba Council provides support and guidance to groups and coordinates Scouter Development opportunities. The Council also coordinates larger events such as multi-group events such as Beaverees, Cuborees or Jamborees.

Learn about the Manitoba Council team, who we are and how it is managed.


Manitoba Council Service Team

Council Key 3

The Manitoba Council is managed by two volunteers (the Council Commissioner and the Council Youth Commissioner) and one employee (the Scouting Relationship Manager), the Council Key 3 (CK3). 

The Council Commissioner is responsible for all aspects of program implementation, delivery, service and support, as well as the implementation of Scouts Canada's policies. The Council Youth Commissioner is responsible for providing direction, counsel and support to the youth within the council. The Scouting Relationship Manager is responsible for fostering membership growth and providing support to volunteers to enhance program quality and safety throughout the council. All three work as a team to manage the council and provide support to our volunteers province-wide to deliver fun, safe Scouting adventures!

We are currently recruiting a Council Commissioner.  For more information on this important role

Council Youth Commissioner We are currently recruiting a Council Youth Commissioner.  For more information please contact Council Relationships Manager Don MMacDonald

Don MacDonald

Don MacDonald

Council Relationship Manager

Council Directory

Role Name Email Address
Group Support Scouter  Peter Elwick
Group Support Scouter  Ted Swift
Group Support Scouter  Shawn Fortin
Operations Team
Operations Manager  Doug Smith
Senior Member Services Registrar - refunds, financial assistance, and council membership analysis and reporting  Pat Papineau
Member Services Administrator - Calgary - fundraising (including Scoutrees and Scout Popcorn), member recognition, council websites and newsletters.  Leslie Burrows


Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of youth? Interested in a fun, adventurous, flexible and fast-paced opportunity in the non-profit sector? If so, apply at Scouts Canada today.

View our Current Opportunities

Contact Us

We'd love to hear from you!

To report or discuss urgent safety or youth protection concerns, please contact 1-800-339-6643 (24 hours).

General inquiries should be directed to 1-800-557-7268 or

For registration support, including contracts/agreements and certificates of insurance; tour permits; PRC/VSS, training and/or awards, please contact our council staff. 

Council Office

Prairie Scouting Service Centre
Scouts Canada
PO Box 67067, Northland Village
T2L 2L2
Calgary, AB

Contact Information 


Prairie Scouting Service office: 1-800-726-8876


Office Hours

Contact the council office to book an appointment.

Find a Group

Looking to join your local Scouting group? Use our Group Locator Tool to find the Scout group(s) closest to you, and to contact the group for more information about their sections.

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