A passionate, articulate and committed team builder, Helen brings over 20 years of fundraising experience to her role as the Foundation’s Executive Director.
Philosophy: Always mission-focused, Helen understands the value of donor cultivation, volunteer management, and public advocacy.
Experience: Prior to joining the WhidbeyHealth Foundation team Helen was a Director for a children’s mental health care agency in Pasadena, California where she gained extensive hands-on experience in strategic planning, event planning and execution, grant writing, social media strategies, direct marketing and public relations.
Education: A graduate of Rice University and UCLA’s non-profit and philanthropic leadership programs, Helen has years of experience defining winning strategies that deliver high impact.
Personal: Helen lives with her husband Chris and stepdaughter Jasper in Coupeville.