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County Extension Director

Photo of Mark Blevins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMark BlevinsCounty Extension Director, Brunswick & Interim County Extension Dir, New Hanover (910) 253-2610 (Office) mark_blevins@ncsu.eduBrunswick County

4-H Youth Development

Photo of Morgan King, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMorgan KingExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (910) 253-2610 (Office) mhking3@ncsu.eduBrunswick CountyPhoto of Angie Lawrence, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAngie LawrenceProgram Associate, 4-H Youth Development (910) 253-2592 angie_lawrence@ncsu.eduBrunswick County

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Photo of Sam Marshall, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSam MarshallExtension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture (910) 253-2610 (Office) wsmarsh2@ncsu.eduBrunswick CountyPhoto of Thomas Woods, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionThomas WoodsAgriculture Technician (910) 253-2610 (Office) tom_woods@ncsu.eduBrunswick County

Family and Consumer Sciences

Alicia JenkinsProgram Associate, Parent Education (910) 253-2610 (Office) alicia_jenkins@ncsu.eduBrunswick CountyPhoto of Morgan McKnight, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMorgan McKnightExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences (910) 798-7660 (Office) morgan_mcknight@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County

Support

Photo of Gina Britton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionGina BrittonCounty Extension Support Specialist (910) 253-2610 (Office) Gina_Britton@ncsu.eduBrunswick County

Other

Anita HandlerProgram Coordinator, Youth Restitution Grant (910) 253-2610 (Office) anita_handler@ncsu.eduBrunswick CountyKwanisha JenkinsEFNEP Educator, Extension Program Assistant (910) 253-2610 (Office) kjenkin5@ncsu.eduBrunswick CountyMichelle KaseyCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (910) 253-2610 (Office) michelle_kasey@ncsu.eduBrunswick CountyPhoto of Shawn Lennon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionShawn LennonProgram Assistant - Agriculture, Horticulture (910) 253-2610 (Office) slennon@ncsu.eduBrunswick 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 Brunswick County Center, they may not be present in the Brunswick County Center. Please contact the Brunswick County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Photo of Mike Frinsko, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMike FrinskoArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Jones(252) 448-9621 (Office) mike_frinsko@ncsu.eduJones County Photo of Marissa Herchler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa 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 Lynette Johnston, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Lynette JohnstonArea Specialized Agent, Food Safety Serves 50 CountiesBased out of Food, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Science(919) 515-0303 lynette_johnston@ncsu.eduFood, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Science Photo of Colby Lambert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of Harnett(910) 814-6041 colby_lambert@ncsu.eduHarnett County Photo of Danny Lauderdale, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDanny 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 Lord, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBill LordArea Specialized Agent, Water Resources Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Franklin(919) 496-3344 (Office) william_lord@ncsu.eduFranklin County Photo of Stephanie McDonald-Murray , N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStephanie McDonald-Murray Regional Nutrition Extension Associate - Southeast EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Serves 11 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences(910) 296-2143 (Office) stephanie_mcdonald@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human Sciences Photo of Rachel McDowell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRachel McDowellArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 34 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences(919) 515-9155 romcdowe@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human Sciences Photo of Diana Rashash, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Diana RashashArea Specialized Agent, Water Quality / Waste Management Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Onslow(910) 455-5873 (Office) diana_rashash@ncsu.eduOnslow County Photo of Margaret Ross, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMargaret RossArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 33 CountiesBased out of Jones(252) 670-8254 margaret_ross@ncsu.eduJones County Photo of Chip Simmons, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural Science(919) 414-5632 odsimmon@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science Photo of Allan Thornton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAllan ThorntonArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 25 CountiesBased out of Horticultural Science(910) 592-7161 (Office) allan_thornton@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science Photo of Mitch Woodward, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wake(919) 250-1112 mdwoodwa@ncsu.eduWake County