Meet Our Team

Philipa Caplan, Manager, Events, Grants, Community Relations and Stewardship

With 35 years of experience, Philipa brings a wealth of business expertise to MYS. Her long and varied career began as a teacher in the early years education sector while raising a young family. For the following 20 years, she focused on professional management training and development opportunities in the for-profit, post-secondary, government and not-for-profit sectors. A firm believer in continuing education and a life-long learner, she attained a Bachelor of Business Administration and Certificate in Management from the University of Winnipeg.

In 2001, Philipa joined MYS as human resources manager. In 2011, she moved to the external relations divisions of the agency. She brings her message of hope and opportunity for the youth we serve wherever she goes.

contact: 204. 949. 6519 or

Tom Scott, Development Specialist  

Tom has an extensive background in communications, media, fundraising and public relations. His career has included positions with Global TV, MTS and Rogers Media. Most recently, he has offered consulting services to community groups and non-profit organizations.

Tom has a deep commitment to the community, having been active on a number of volunteer boards and committees over the past 15 years, four of which were on the MYS board. Born and raised in Winnipeg, he is an avid runner and music enthusiast.

contact: 204. 949. 3566 or