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 Huff, Ph.D., H.E.L.P. Executive Director

Britt Huff 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. She is also 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, South Bay Estate Planning Council, South Bay Village, and Palos Verdes Peninsula Village Board of Directors. 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; and elected Mayor in 2018. In 2019, she was elected by the Mayors of the 16 South Bay cities to be Chair of the South Bay Cities Council of Governments.