About Helen

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Helen J. Sanders

Helen is an Assistant Director of Applications Development and Support Services in the Student Collaboration Center at Temple University. She is also an Oracle database developer and enthusiast.

Helen obtained her MS in Digital Innovation in Marketing at the Fox School of Business in the winter of 2020, and an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership (Higher Ed concentration) at Temple University in 2013. In a past life she was also a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Helen is very active in the non-profit community.  She has been active in the Oracle Development Tools User Group (ODTUG) for several years – primarily for the database track. She is a graduate of their Leadership Program, served as the Program Coordinator for the 2016-2017 year, Track Lead for their Kscope conference for 2018 and 2019, and in 2020 is Content Chair for the APEX, Database, Emerging Technology and Modern Application Development tracks. Helen is also an Oracle Ace Associate.

Helen is the President of the Pennsylvania Banner User’s Group (PABUG) for 2020. She has also been appointed to the Planning and Zoning Board and is a Community Development Corporation member for the town of Betterton, in Kent County Maryland.

She has served on the Board of Directors for the Temple Women’s Network, the Temple College of Education Alumni Association Board and the Temple University Alumni Association Board (TUAA).

In her spare time Helen enjoys spending time with her husband, Joe, their blended family of six children, Steven, Julie, Sarah, Bryn, Kelly and Jillian,  and their dog Prince Eugene. She especially loves being at Betterton Beach – her family refuge.

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