Carol Ouverson serves as communications liaison for ISU Extension 4-H Youth Development staff, providing communications planning and consulting, writing, editing, proofing, desktop publishing, and Web page authoring services. Ouverson holds a B.A. in Journalism from Michigan State University and an M.S. in Journalism and Mass Communications from Iowa State University. Before joining the Extension communications unit in 1987, she spent 20 years in magazine editing, public relations management, secondary education, and private enterprise.