Helene joined the Knight Campus in August 2021 as executive assistant to Senior Associate Vice President, Jim Hutchinson. She has over 20 years of experience working in graduate student services and has served as an executive assistant to university deans and a community college president. Immediately prior to her Knight Campus appointment, Helene was Assistant Director of Advising and Graduate Student Experience at the UO's Lundquist College of business where she supported MS Finance and PhD students.
Helene holds a B.A. in English from Cal State Fullerton and a Master's of Education in Student Services Administration from Oregon State University.