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County Extension Director

Wykia Macon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Wykia MaconCounty Extension Director, FCS Call Dr. Wykia Email Dr. Wykia Vance County Center

4-H Youth Development

Sheronica Sharp, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSheronica SharpArea Specialized 4-H STEM Agent Call Sheronica Email Sheronica Vance County CenterMicah Sharpe, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMicah SharpeExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Micah Email Micah Vance County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Michael Ellington, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMichael EllingtonAgent, Agriculture - Consumer and Commercial Horticulture Call Michael Email Michael Vance County CenterWayne Rowland, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionWayne RowlandAgricultural Natural Resources Technician Call Wayne Email Wayne Vance County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Jamon Glover, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJamon GloverIncredible Years Program Coordinator Call Jamon Email Jamon Vance County CenterNitasha Kearney, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionNitasha KearneyEFNEP Educator Call Nitasha Email Nitasha Vance County Center

Support

Annette Roberson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAnnette RobersonCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Annette Email Annette Vance 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 Vance County Center, they may not be present in the Vance County Center. Please contact the Vance County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Jonas Asbill, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJonas AsbillArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Call Jonas Email Jonas Serves 20 CountiesBased out of Randolph County Center Marissa Cohen, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa CohenArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Call Marissa Email Marissa Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Prestage Poultry Science Marti Day, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Call Marti Email Marti Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Orange County Center Tom Dyson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTom DysonArea Specialized Agent, Agromedicine Call Tom Email Tom Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Gaston County Center Erin Eure, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits and Vegetables Call Erin Email Erin Serves 35 CountiesBased out of Gates County Center Peggie Lewis Joyce, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggie Lewis JoyceArea Agent, 4-H Youth Development - Central Region Call Peggie Lewis Email Peggie Lewis Serves 36 CountiesBased out of Davidson County Center Colby Lambert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Call Colby Email Colby Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Harnett County Center Danny Lauderdale, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDanny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent, Ornamental Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region Call Danny Email Danny Serves 44 CountiesBased out of Wilson County Center Paula Norris, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPaula Norris, M.S.Ed.Regional Nutrition Extension Associate Call Paula Email Paula Serves 11 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences Ashley Robbins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Call Ashley Email Ashley Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Chatham County Center Chip Simmons, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Fresh Produce Food Safety (Eastern NC) Call Dr. Chip Email Dr. Chip Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural Science Mitch Woodward, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Call Mitch Email Mitch Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wake County Center