Sr. Helen Maher Garvey, BVM, is an organizational consultant for religious congregations. Presently she serves on the Board of the National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company. She was the director of the LCWR History Exhibit, Women and Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America. Garvey held the position of Director of the Office of Pastoral Services for the Diocese of Lexington for 10 years. She served in the presidency of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) from 1986 to 1989 and was a U.S. Delegate to the International Union of Superiors General. Helen was president of her congregation, the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Dubuque Iowa. She received her B.A. in English from Clarke College and her master’s degree and doctorate in Organizational Development at Columbia University, New York.