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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Charles Mitchell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCharles MitchellCounty Extension Director, Field Crops Agent & Pesticide Coordinator Call Charles E-mail Charles Franklin County Center

4-H Youth Development

Meg Wyatt, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMeg WyattExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Meg E-mail Meg Franklin County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Colby Griffin, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby GriffinExtension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial and Consumer Horticulture Call Colby E-mail Colby Franklin County CenterWilliam Landis, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionWilliam Landis, Jr.Extension Agent, Agriculture - Small Farms Call William E-mail William Warren County CenterMartha Mobley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMartha MobleyExtension Agent, Agriculture Call Martha E-mail Martha Franklin County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Jessica Kearney, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJessica KearneyEFNEP Educator, Extension Program Assistant Call Jessica E-mail Jessica Franklin County CenterDominque Simon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDominque SimonArea Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences - Food- Safety, Health and Nutrition Call Dominque E-mail Dominque Franklin County Center

Support

Brenda Collier, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBrenda CollierCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Brenda E-mail Brenda Franklin County CenterGinny Moore, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionGinny MooreCounty Extension Secretary Call Ginny E-mail Ginny Franklin County Center

Regional Positions

Area Specialized Agents specialize in specific areas of agriculture and natural resource management and serve many counties. Area 4-H Agents provide support to county based 4-H programs. While their knowledge and expertise is available to residents of Franklin County Center, they may not be present in the Franklin County Center. Please contact the Franklin County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Jonas Asbill, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJonas AsbillArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 20 CountiesBased out of RandolphCall Jonas E-mail Jonas Randolph County Center Marti Day, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of OrangeCall Marti E-mail Marti Orange County Center Erin Eure, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits and Vegetables Serves 35 CountiesBased out of GatesCall Erin E-mail Erin Gates County Center Steve Gabel, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSteve GabelArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 22 CountiesBased out of ChowanCall Steve E-mail Steve Chowan County Center Marissa Herchler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa HerchlerArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety (FSMA Programs) Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry ScienceCall Marissa E-mail Marissa Poultry Science Peggie Lewis Joyce, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggie Lewis JoyceArea 4-H Agent - Central Region Serves 36 CountiesBased out of DavidsonCall Peggie Lewis E-mail Peggie Lewis Davidson County Center Danny Lauderdale, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDanny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent, Ornamental Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region Serves 44 CountiesBased out of WilsonCall Danny E-mail Danny Wilson County Center Ashley Robbins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of ChathamCall Ashley E-mail Ashley Chatham County Center Chip Simmons, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural ScienceCall Dr. Chip E-mail Dr. Chip Horticultural Science Debbie Stroud, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie StroudArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 33 Counties and EBCIBased out of Agricultural & Human SciencesCall Debbie E-mail Debbie Agricultural & Human Sciences Mitch Woodward, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of WakeCall Mitch E-mail Mitch Wake County Center