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"Betsy Lizotte's work is vivid and compelling. She does not shy away from difficult truths but asks us to confront the fears that haunt us."

Dr. Holly Karapetkova,

Chair, Department of Literature and Languages
Marymount University

Betsy receives an award for her essay, "The Great and Powerful Ogg" at Marymount's English Night, April 19, 2017.

                                         Betsy Lizotte - Resume

Conscientious writer and proven team leader who is excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. Broad experience includes Conducting Research, Writing, Providing Human Resource Management, Equal Opportunity Training and Administration, Logistics Services, Fitness Services, and Teaching.

• Self-motivated
• Strong written and verbal communication
• Thorough researcher
• Meticulously organized
• Project management
• Team leadership
• Quick Study
• Microsoft Office Suite



Marymount University – Arlington, VA                                                01/2016-Current
Maintained a 3.99 Grade Point Average in the Marymount English Writing Program. Published Banner Article on The Women’s March, and published pieces in the Magnificat: a critical paper on Mama Younger (A Raisin in the Sun) and a woman’s perspective of basic training in “The Great and Powerful Ogg.” For more, see website:
Self-Employed - Kaneohe, HI                                                          07/2014 - 08/2015
Provided home-school instruction to one teenager in High School Chemistry, Algebra II, Computer Applications, Personal Finance, and Geometry. Student earned high school diploma.
Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor                                
- Camp Walker, Daegu, South Korea                      04/2011 - 12/2013
Operated a limited liability corporation called Apsan Fitness. Created a website, advertised, maintained necessary training and skills, and provided fitness services to clients, including preparing fitness prescriptions, food plans, and recording their progress. Taught hundreds of aqua fitness, Yoga, and general fitness classes.
Deputy G1 (Deputy Human Resources Officer) and Equal Opportunity Program Manager
US Army Special Operaitions Command - Fort Bragg, NC           01/2006 - 12/2008
Smoothly ran the US Army Special Operation Command G1 staff (80 personnel). Tracked a myriad of taskings and completed all on time. Spearheaded a civilian personnel system (NSPS) conversion. As EO program manager, incorporated programs and training that resulted in a 50% reduction of formal EO complaints.


  • Bachelor of Arts: Writing (Current)

       Marymount University - Arlington, VA

  • Master of Science: Business Management (1999)

       Texas A&M - Killeen, TX

  • Master of Science: Logistics Management (1998)

       Florida Institute of Technology - Ft. Lee, VA

  • Bachelor of Science: Exercise Physiology (1988)

       University of Massachusetts - Amherst, MA

  • International English Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta

  • Military public service award for service to the military community in Daeg, South Korea.

  • Certificate of appreciation for teaching a Yoga and relaxation class to pregnant Army women.

  • Certificate of appreciation as keynote speaker at Women's Equality Day celebreation.

  • Legion of Merit Award from the US Army for various outstanding actions over 21 years of active military service.

Download Betsy's Resume Here

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