Wealden District Councillor for Uckfield New Town since 2011, Helen is a member of the following Wealden council committees:
- Joint Planning Committee North and South
- Personnel Committee (Deputy Chairman)
- Planning Committee North
- Uckfield Town Centre Regeneration Joint Committee
Along with Cllr Claire Dowling, Helen was elected district candiate for New Town Ward (covering West Park, New Town West, Harlands and New Town) in May 2019's district council elections. Helen was also re-elected to Uckfield Town Council in their ward of the same name, New Town - but which has different boundaries.