Mayor Wilmot J. Collins

Mayor Wilmot J. Collins

Wilmot Collins was born, raised and partly educated in Liberia, West Africa.  Wilmot, a former refugee, arrived in the United States in 1994 and now resides in Helena with his wife, who’s a registered nurse at VA Montana and also an Army Reservist.  Their daughter is Active Duty Navy, and their son is a senior at the University of Montana, Missoula.

Presently, Wilmot is a Child Protection Specialist with the Montana Department of Health and Human Services, an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Montana, Helena College, and a U. S. Navy Reservist.  Prior to working with MT DPHHS, Wilmot worked at VA Montana for many years as an Administrative Officer for Facility Management and also as a Public Affairs Specialist and Minority Veterans Program Coordinator.  Wilmot is very active on several boards: United Way of Lewis and Clark Area, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, and Montana Immigrant Justice Alliance.  Wilmot holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management.

wcollins(at)helenamt.gov