Jeff Oliver

I’m a filmmaking, garden-loving, CIT Program coordinator.

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YEARS AT BUCK'S ROCK: 6 years, all as staff: Video Shop (4), Bulova House Counselor (1), and Vegetable Garden (1).

CURRENT POSITION: CIT Program Coordinator.

HOMETOWN: Corvallis, Oregon.

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU'RE NOT AT BUCK'S ROCK? I work as a teaching artist/filmmaker in Portland, Oregon.

WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GREW UP? Archeologist (mostly because of Indiana Jones & Jurassic Park).

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FOOD? Oysters on the half-shell.

FAVORITE THINGS TO DO: Road trips and camping.

FAVORITE SAYING: “We are Buck’s Rock. We have, each of us, contributed to it, and once we give a part of ourselves to something we believe in, it becomes part of us.” -Ernst Bulova.

FAVORITE BUCK'S ROCK SHOP: The Vegetable Garden

LITTLE-KNOWN FACT: I once had to use a chainsaw in the snow...

WEIRDEST PERSONAL TALENT: I love splitting firewood, I find it very meditative.

BEST PART OF YOUR JOB: Hanging out with the CITs and seeing what they create over the summer.

FAVORITE ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Butter pecan.

PROUDEST MOMENT: Directing ‘Video Killed The Radio Shop’ & ‘Journey To The Center Of Fleen’ for the Video Shop in 2014.

FAVORITE CARTOON THEME SONG: Duck Tales.

WHERE IS YOUR HAPPY PLACE: Buck's Rock!

SECRET AMBITION: To write and direct a feature film.

OBSESSION: Food & cooking!

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