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Keri McWilliams

Non-Profit Administration


  • Office: Law 178
  • Phone: 406-549-4336
  • Email:
  • Office Hours:

    By appointment, Monday through Friday during normal business hours. 

Personal Summary

As an adjunct instructor, Keri has been introducing University of Montana students to the importance, role and purpose of the nonprofit sector since 2014. With more than 15 years of experience in fundraising, grant writing, program management, board governance and nonprofit finance, Keri has worked for, and consulted with, a variety of organizations over her professional career. She currently serves as the Executive Director of the Wild Rockies Field Institute, an outdoor, field-based nonprofit organization for college students, headquartered in Missoula, MT. 


Master's in Public Administration, Certificate in Nonprofit Management, University of Oregon--Eugene, OR (2007)

B.S., Health Promotion, University of Montana--Missoual, MT (2001)

Courses Taught

PSCI 466: Nonprofit Administration and Public Service

PSCI 467: Advanced Nonprofit Administration 

Teaching Experience

PSCI 466: Nonprofit Administration and Public Service

PSCI 467: Advanced Nonprofit Administration

PSCI 400: Internship

HHP 455: Program Planning 

Research Interests

Experiential Education, Service Learning, Place-based Education, National Service, Nonprofit Management

Field of Study

Public Administration, Nonprofit Management and Health Promotion 


Western Montana Fundraisers Association

Missoula Nonprofit Network

Montana Nonprofit Association

East Missoula Community Council 

Professional Experience

Executive Management and Administration, Program Development, Strategic Planning, Marketing, Financial Management, Grant Writing, Fundraising 

International Experience

United States Department of State Professional Fellows Exchange Program Alumni, Thailand, 2017