Helen joined the League because of her interest in voting issues. Formerly employed as an RN with the Veterans Administration, she worked in the field of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment. Prior to her retirement, she was also actively involved with the American Federation of Government Employees, serving as President of the AFGE Local 2610 for two terms. Helen lives in Winthrop with her husband, Jim. She currently serves on the League's Advocacy Committee.