Helen started at State Parks as the Deputy Director Administrative Services on March 10, 2014. Helen served as the Deputy Director of Administration at the Department of Fish and Wildlife since 2008 and as Assistant Deputy Director of Administration at DFW starting in 2006. In 2010, while at DFW, Helen served on the DFW Executive Team working on the California Fish and Wildlife Strategic Vision Project (AB 2376 - Huffman). In 2003 Helen helped set up all the administration functions of a new state department California Bay Delta Authority. Helen has over 32 years of managerial and administrative experience with the State.