Sister Helen Lembeck was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1945. She entered the Medical Mission Sisters in 1963 and made her First Vows in 1966. Sister Helen earned a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. From 1969 to 1974 she ministered in Fort Portal, Uganda, as Secretary of Virika Hospital and Treasurer of District East Africa. She then returned to our North American Headquarters in Philadelphia for several years, serving as Treasurer of our Eastern District and working at a private accounting firm. In 1980 Sister Helen returned to Africa, this time to Malawi, where she was business administrator of two hospitals for a total of 10 years. After repatriating to the U.S. in the 1990s, she moved to California, was Treasurer of our Western District, and very active on our North American governing board. In 1995 she earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration in Global Management from the University of Phoenix. Sister is currently a member of our Leadership team in North America.