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Helen Collins
District 4
Term: 2013-17


Helen Collins has spent 20 years serving our country. A retired Navy cryptologist, she received three Defense Meritorious Service medals, three Joint Service Commendation medals and the Navy Commendation medal.  

She also received many other medals and awards including Navy Sailor of the Year, the Global War on Terrorism medal and sharpshooter and marksman awards.

During her naval service, she completed four overseas tours including Embassy duty and four tours in Washington, D.C.

Helen is currently a personnel security investigator, and previously worked as a retail store manager, veterinary technician and laboratory technician.

She received a master’s in strategic intelligence from the Joint Military Intelligence College and a Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science and Management.

Helen is passionate about serving Colorado Springs. In addition to serving District 4 as councilwoman, she serves as chairman of House District 17 and on the GOP county executive committee. She is also an HOA board member and active in local campaigns. Her political role model is President Ronald Reagan.

Helen enjoys volunteering for charity and church work, playing keyboards, reading and outdoor activities.

Contact Helen:
Council member Helen Collins
P.O. Box 1575
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Phone: (719) 385-5492
Fax: (719) 385-5495
E-mail: hcollins@springsgov.com