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County Extension Director

Photo of Lloyd Singleton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLloyd SingletonCounty Extension Director, Commercial Horticulture - Landscape (910) 798-7666 losingle@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County Center

4-H Youth Development

Photo of Kenan Bridges, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKenan BridgesProgram Assistant, Empowering Youth and Families Program (910) 253-2597 kbridge3@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human Sciences

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Photo of Susan Brown, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSusan BrownExtension Agent, Consumer Horticulture (910) 798-7674 susan_brown@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County CenterDanyce DicksCounty Extension Support Specialist (910) 798-7662 danyce_dicks@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County CenterPhoto of Marianne Schroeder, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarianne SchroederCounty Extension Support Specialist - Horticulture, Consumer Horticulture (910) 798-7667 mmschroe@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Photo of Morgan McKnight, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMorgan McKnightExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences (910) 798-7660 (Office) morgan_mcknight@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County Center

Support

Photo of Roben Jarrett, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRoben JarrettCounty Extension Administrative Assistant, Agriculture - Commercial Horticulture (910) 798-7671 roben_jarrett@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County Center

Other

Bill CarapezzaCounty Extension Technician, Horticulture, Operations Support Staff (910) 798-7660 (Office) wjcarape@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County CenterPhoto of Breyana Davis, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBreyana DavisSNAP-Ed Steps to Health, Nutrition Educator bddavis5@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human SciencesPhoto of J. Scott Enroughty, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJ. Scott EnroughtyExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (910) 798-7660 (Office) scott_enroughty@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County CenterHeather KelejianAbility Garden Program Director (910) 798-7682 heather_kelejian@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County CenterAmy MeadProgram Associate, Volunteer Coordinator (910) 798-7660 (Office) afmead@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County CenterAngela PearsallHorticulture Program Assistant (910) 798-7660 (Office) apearsa@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County CenterPhoto of Marge Porrazzo, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarge PorrazzoReceptionist, N.C. Cooperative Extension, New Hanover County (910) 798-7660 (Office) marge_porrazzo@ncsu.eduNew Hanover County Center

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 New Hanover County Center, they may not be present in the New Hanover County Center. Please contact the New Hanover 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 Center 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 Center 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 Center 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 Center 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 Center 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 Center 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 Alyssa Spence, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAlyssa SpenceArea Specialized Agent, Agromedicine, Farm Health & Safety Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Lenoir(252) 527-2191 (Office) arramsey@ncsu.eduLenoir County Center Photo of Wesley Stallings, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionWesley StallingsArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture- Grain Crops Serves 17 CountiesBased out of Onslow(910) 455-5873 (Office) wcstalli@ncsu.eduOnslow County Center 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 Center