Cassie Lyman is a 1st generation agriculturalist and volunteer extraordinar. Her husband, of 17 years, Jared Lyman is a sixth generation Cattle Rancher and together they have four young energetic boys Elias, Haskin, Tate, and Pratt to carry on their families Ranching Heritage and Legacy. Their family owns and operates Lyman Ranches a Cow-Calf Cattle Ranch along the north shore of Roosevelt Lake and in Gisela, Arizona. Cassie has a passion for serving her community and the agriculture industry! She has received many distinguished awards and recognitions due to this zeal and commitment to agriculture including 4th in the Nation in the American Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Achievement in Agriculture Award, Arizona Honorary State FFA Degree, Arizona Farm Bureau AITC (Ag in the Classroom) Volunteer of the Year Award, Utah State 4-H Youth Development Program Salute to Excellence Award, Garfield County 4-H Volunteer of the Year Award, Canyonlands Soil Conservation Volunteer of the Year Award, Reaching Youth Gold Award Winner and countless others. When Cassie is not at home rounding up cattle, tending to the ranch, or homeschooling her three oldest boys she can be found serving in her community and across the State. She currently serves as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Tonto Basin Branch Young Women's President, Northern Gila County 4-H (Livestock 4-H Club Leader, Community 4-H Teen Council Mentor, and 4-H Leaders Council Vice President), Arizona Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom Volunteer, Northern Gila County Fair Board Member, Chair of the Arizona Department of Agriculture FAPAC (Food Agriculture Policy and Advisory Committee), President of Gila County Farm Bureau, and Member of Project Centrl Class 27. Cassie loves the opportunity she has to work side-by-side with her family everyday caring for their livestock and the land around them. She is known for her love of family, community, industry and being a lifelong advocate of Agriculture. Cassie is always encouraging others to be kind, share a smile, and don’t be afraid to start up a conversation with a complete stranger to share the real Ag story!