Born and raised in Oregon, Helen comes from a large and close-knit family. Inspired by working with children, Helen pursued a degree in Family and Human Services at the University of Oregon. Her drive to work for a cause she cares about led her to FARF. "I’m excited about the work and the environment. The team is incredibly talented and passionate. There are so many people who play a role in the FA community; I’m honored to contribute to the larger picture." Helen brings her positive energy and can-do attitude to the team and oversees everyday operations of FARF, as well as the planning and execution of all conferences and meetings. She’s an expert organizer and natural people-person who is goal-driven. In her free time, you might find Helen trekking up a hillside, running on the trails, or curled up with a book or Netflix.
What are three words you aspire to embody?
Kindness, patience, and courage.