Beginning her career within OSU Extension in 1999, Lisa McCutcheon has served more than twenty years as the 4-H Youth Development Educator in Licking County. Her specializations fall within the areas of teen leadership development, livestock quality assurance programming, and food allergy awareness and education. She has served as a resource to her peers through her involvement with the State Teen Awards Committee, State Junior Fair Conference Planning Committee, Animal Sciences Design Team, and State Promotion & Tenure Committee.
Within Licking County, Lisa maintains leadership for the community club program, selection and screening of adult volunteers, management of residential camping activities, camp counselor development, oversight of junior fair programming, junior fair board member development, livestock quality assurance education, horse safety & ethics education, and facilitates both the 4-H advisory committee and Extension advisory committee.
During her career, Lisa has been recognized with an Epsilon Sigma Phi Early Career Award, Epsilon Sigma Phi Mid-Career Award, NAE4-HA Achievement in Service Award, NAE4-HA Distinguished Service Award, two national awards for her work with the Youth Food Animal Quality Assurance Committee and Food Allergy Education, and she received the Charles Lifer Excellence in Ohio 4-H Programming award in 2018.