Robb Wilmot – 2012-13 Student Advisory Council Representative, Stateside
Robb Wilmot is originally from Jamaica but is now a U.S. citizen living in Maryland. He is a husband, father, state employee, entrepreneur, community volunteer, and University of Maryland University College (UMUC) student. In addition to managing the training department for the Maryland courts’ Judicial Information Systems, he has been running his own business, Mapatazi, since 1999 as a contract educator, consultant, instructional designer, and keynote speaker.
In the summer of 2009, Robb and a classmate became the first undergraduate students to be featured on the cover of the UMUC alumni magazine, Achiever. Robb holds two degrees from UMUC; he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Studies and earned a Master of Distance Education in 2011. Currently, Robb is completing an MBA and plans to follow that with the Doctor of Management program. In 2012, Robb was inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
In his previous professional life, Robb worked as a YMCA director, a job that prepared him for his current volunteer role as a committee leader for his local Scout group. In addition to his position as a Scout organizer, Robb has a long history of volunteerism locally, nationally, and internationally, having served as
- Local Committee Chair, National Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
- Volunteer, Red Cross, throughout the 1980s and 1990s
- Member, World Figure Skating Championship Organizing Committee, 2003
- Volunteer, UMUC Allies Peer Mentoring Program, 2008–2011
- UMUC Presidential Discussion Panelist for Faculty Development Program, 2009
- Chair, UMUC Student Advisory Council, 2012 and 2013
- Member, UMUC Provost Search Committee, 2013
- Vice Chair, UMUC University Advisory Council, 2013
Robb believes in UMUC’s mission and continues to serve in a variety of volunteer roles to help the institution and other students.