Shelby Shaw first began with the NILE as an intern in the fall of 2012, and began as a part of the Livestock Office Team prior to the 2013 Stock Show. As the Manager of the Livestock Office, Shelby oversees the NILE Livestock Shows & Sales, working extensively with livestock exhibitors as well as the livestock committees. As Director of Youth Education, Shelby works directly on the many NILE Youth focused programs including the Merit Heifer Program, NILE Internships and scholarship programs.
Shelby was raised in Worden, MT graduating from Huntley Project High School. She continued her education, graduating from Northwest College in Powell, WY with an Associate’s Degree in Animal Science and a minor in Agricultural Business and finished her education with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science – focusing on Livestock Production and Industry from Montana State University in Bozeman, MT.
Shelby and her husband Ike reside in Worden with their dogs, horses, and small herd of cattle. Much of Shelby’s free time is spent working with her family in all facets of their cattle operation, adventuring with her faithful four-legged companions or training her horses for the show ring. Shelby is a large advocate for the 4-H and FFA programs, being a former member of both herself – she is currently an active 4-H Leader and is a member of the Huntley Project FFA Alumni.