Liz Shadbolt is the OTN Volunteer & Operations Coordinator.  As a United Methodist Deaconess, Liz is dedicated to creating community and connecting faith with service.  Nashville has been home to Liz and her family for 15 years.  She’s an advocate for refugee and immigrant communities and spends her own volunteer time with folks in the South Nashville area.  Her passion is for engaging and connecting those who live on the margins, whether that be socioeconomic, cultural, or linguistic.  Liz holds a Master’s Degree in Anthropology from the Ohio State University and a certificate in Christian ministry from New York Theological Seminary.  In her free time, Liz can be found helping two kids with homework, reading, and cooking. Contact Liz at