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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Mark Blevins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMark Blevins, Ed.D.County Extension Director - Agriculture Agent Call Mark E-mail Mark Brunswick County Center

4-H Youth Development

Haylee Allen, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionHaylee AllenProgram Assistant, Empowering Youth and Families Program Call Haylee E-mail Haylee Agricultural & Human SciencesJamie Fox, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJamie FoxProgram Assistant - 4-H Youth Development Call Jamie E-mail Jamie Brunswick County CenterMorgan Kingplay_circle_filledMorgan KingExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Morgan E-mail Morgan Brunswick County CenterAngie Lawrenceplay_circle_filledAngie LawrenceEFNEP Nutrition Educator, 4-H Program Associate Call Angie E-mail Angie Brunswick County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Shawn Lennon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionShawn LennonProgram Assistant - Agriculture, Horticulture Call Shawn E-mail Shawn Brunswick County CenterKrystyna Ochotaplay_circle_filledKrystyna OchotaConsumer Horticulture: Program Assistant / Master Gardener Coordinator Call Krystyna E-mail Krystyna Brunswick County CenterTom Woodsplay_circle_filledTom WoodsExtension agent - Horticulture Call Tom E-mail Tom Brunswick County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Meghan Lassiter, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMeghan LassiterExtension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences Call Meghan E-mail Meghan Brunswick County CenterCheryle Syracuse, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCheryle SyracuseFamily and Consumer Science Call Cheryle E-mail Cheryle Brunswick County Center

Support

Gina Brittonplay_circle_filledGina BrittonCounty Extension Support Specialist Call Gina E-mail Gina Brunswick 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 Brunswick County Center, they may not be present in the Brunswick County Center. Please contact the Brunswick County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

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 Mike Frinsko, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMike FrinskoArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 18 CountiesBased out of JonesCall Mike E-mail Mike Jones 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 Colby Lambert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of HarnettCall Colby E-mail Colby Harnett 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 Stephanie McDonald-Murray, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStephanie McDonald-MurrayRegional Nutrition Extension Associate - Southeast EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Serves 11 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human SciencesCall Stephanie E-mail Stephanie Agricultural & Human Sciences Diana Rashash, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Diana RashashArea Specialized Agent, Water Quality / Waste Management Serves 18 CountiesBased out of OnslowCall Dr. Diana E-mail Dr. Diana Onslow 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 Margaret Ross, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMargaret RossArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of JonesCall Margaret E-mail Margaret Jones 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 Alyssa Spence, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAlyssa SpenceArea Specialized Agent, Agromedicine, Farm Health & Safety Serves 18 CountiesBased out of LenoirCall Alyssa E-mail Alyssa Lenoir County Center Allan Thornton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAllan ThorntonArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 26 CountiesBased out of SampsonCall Allan E-mail Allan Sampson County Center 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