Elizabeth A. Oliver


Michigan State University Sheep Teaching & Research Farm                          5/2012 – Present

  • Care for ewes and assist during lambing
  • Process newborn lambs
  • Utilize farm equipment and written nutrition plans for feeding

Director, Michigan FFA State Convention
East Lansing, Michigan                         4/2011 – Present

  • Coach FFA State Officers in presentation and speaking skills
  • Work with venue staff to facilitate State Convention, hosting over 2500 students and guests on the campus of Michigan State University

Conference Aide II, Michigan State University ANR Communications
East Lansing, Michigan            3/2010 – Present

  • Michigan Ag Expo volunteer coordinator, vendor and sponsor liaison
  • Michigan FFA Ag Communications Career Development Event Coordinator
  • Assist with the planning and execution of various conferences and events for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Develop and implement social media platforms for various conferences
  • Write press releases pertaining to events

Region IV State Vice President, Michigan FFA Association
East Lansing, Michigan            7/2009 – 7/2010

  • Representative of 5,300 Michigan students
  • Provided training and gained experience in public speaking, agriscience education, public relations, leadership, and communication

Computer Skills: Word Processing (74 words per minute), Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Expression Engine, Windows Movie Maker, Facebook, Twitter, and WordPress.


Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Expected Graduation:  May 2013

Agribusiness Management

Byron Area High School, Byron, Michigan
Graduated: June 2009

Honors classes included:  AP literature and composition, pre-calculus, physics, honors biology II, French II, chemistry.  Vocational classes included:  business management and administration I & II, agribusiness management, agricultural mechanics, animal science, horticulture.

Class Rank:  5 of 97                                                GPA: 3.808

ACT Composite:  30


Shiawassee County Junior Livestock Board of Directors, Sheep Representative

Sigma Alpha Professional Women in Agriculture Sorority, Gamma Chapter, Professional Chair

Michigan State University Block & Bridle Club, Lamb Show Co-Chair

Byron FFA Alumni

2012 Michigan State University Livestock Judging Team


  • 2nd High Individual, Swine Division, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Livestock Judging Contest
  • 5th High Individual Oral Reasons, 8th High Individual Overall, All-East Livestock Judging Contest
  • 2nd High Individual, British Breeds, Dixie National Beef Judging Contest


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