Helen VanBeckMidwest Program Assistant
Helen provides support and coordination across several of AFT’s Midwest programs. Before joining AFT, Helen worked on communication projects for Field to Market, where she had the chance to collaborate with members across the food and ag supply chain to share their sustainability success stories. She has also worked on environmental policy issues at the state and federal levels. Helen comes from a long line of corn farmers in western and northwestern Iowa, and she earned her Bachelor of Science in environmental policy with an emphasis in sustainable agriculture from the University of California Davis.