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County Extension Director

Photo of Turner Pride, Jr.Turner Pride, Jr.County Extension Director (252) 438-8188 (Office) turner_pride@ncsu.eduVance County

4-H Youth Development

Photo of Lina LueLina LueExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (252) 438-8188 (Office) lelue@ncsu.eduVance County

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Photo of Paul McKenziePaul McKenzieArea Agent, Agriculture (252) 438-8188 (Office) paul_mckenzie@ncsu.eduVance CountyPhoto of Wayne RowlandWayne RowlandAgricultural Natural Resources Technician (252) 438-8188 (Office) wayne_rowland@ncsu.eduVance County

Family and Consumer Sciences

Photo of Jean BellJean BellParenting Education Coordinator (252) 438-8188 (Office) jean_bell@ncsu.eduVance CountyRodney SteversonEFNEP Educator, Extension Program Assistant (252) 438-8188 (Office) rcstever@ncsu.eduVance County

Other

Photo of Annette RobersonAnnette RobersonCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (252) 438-8188 (Office) aprobers@ncsu.eduVance County

Area Specialized Agents

These agents specialize in specific areas of agriculture and natural resource management and serve many counties. 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.

Photo of Lisa BenaventeLisa BenaventeRegional Nutrition Extension Associate - Urban Programming, EFNEP & SNAP-Ed Serves 5 CountiesBased out of Orange(919) 515-3888 lisa_benavente@ncsu.eduOrange County Photo of Daniel CampeauDaniel CampeauArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 19 CountiesBased out of Chatham(919) 542-8202 (Office) dan_campeau@ncsu.eduChatham County Photo of Erin EureErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits & Vegetables Serves 35 CountiesBased out of Gates(252) 357-1400 (Office) erin_eure@ncsu.eduGates County Photo of Marissa HerchlerMarissa HerchlerArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety (FSMA Programs) Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry Science(919) 515-5396 marissa_herchler@ncsu.eduPoultry Science Photo of Dr. Lynette JohnstonDr. Lynette JohnstonArea Specialized Agent, Food Safety Serves 50 CountiesBased out of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science(919) 515-0303 lynette_johnston@ncsu.eduFood, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science Photo of Danny LauderdaleDanny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent, Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region Serves 44 CountiesBased out of Wilson(252) 237-0111 (Office) danny_lauderdale@ncsu.eduWilson County Photo of Bill LordBill LordArea Specialized Agent, Water Resources Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Franklin(919) 496-3344 (Office) william_lord@ncsu.eduFranklin County Photo of Dr. Chip Simmons, IIIDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural Science(919) 414-5632 odsimmon@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science Photo of Debbie StroudDebbie StroudArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 33 Counties and EBCIBased out of Harnett(919) 515-9149 dlstroud@ncsu.eduHarnett County Photo of Mitch WoodwardMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wake(919) 250-1112 mdwoodwa@ncsu.eduWake County