H.E.L.P. is governed by its Board of Directors. H.E.L.P.’s officers are a Chair of the Board, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary. The officers are chosen and serve at the pleasure of the Board of Directors.


Britt Vanden Eykel-Huff, Ph.D.
Executive DirectorBritt is active in the South Bay community, including local government and schools, as well as other non-profit organizations. Her service includes the L.A. BioMed Foundation Board, the Peninsula Education Foundation Board, the Peninsula Chapter of National Charity League, and the South Bay Estate Planning Council. She also served as President of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Council of PTA’s. She is a member of the Torrance and Palos Verdes Chambers of Commerce, and served on the Planning Commission of the City of Rolling Hills Estates for five years; and as Chair in 2012. In November 2013 she was elected to the City Council of Rolling Hills Estates on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. She also brings to the job years of government management experience in Washington, D.C., Boston, and Los Angeles, as well as small business marketing, public relations and nonprofit management and consulting.