Helen Barker Helen became a YSS Trustee in November 2013. She trained and worked as a paediatric nurse at Westminster Children’s Hospital until leaving to raise a family. Helen was a volunteer with the Red Cross in Buckinghamshire for 10 years; joined the Beaconsfield Bench in 1990 and became a Youth Court magistrate shortly after. She has completed 22 years in various roles, having transferred to Herefordshire in 2000, and retired from the Bench after completing three years as Chairman. She has been a governor of a local primary school for ten years, six of those years as Chairman. Helen was appointed to the Police and Crime panel as an independent lay member and serves on one of the scrutiny panels within the PCP.